5355 - 5792 FINE ARTS - GRAPHIC ART, 16th-19th CENTURY
- Dark impression; sm. chip and stain in upper right corner, not affecting the image; trimmed 1 or 2 mm outside the platemark.
= Hollstein and Godefroy 23, 9th state (of 10).
- On late 17th/ 18th cent. laid paper.
= Godefroy/ Hollstein 15, the 8th and final state. With a manuscript collector's mark in pen and brown ink of "Ld George (unread)".
AND 13 others by/ after or in the style of the same, i.a. The Doll (Godefroy/ Hollstein 16, on stiff 19th cent. paper, impression from a worn plate); The Pigkillers (Godefroy/ Hollstein 41, on stiff 19th cent. paper, foxed, partly weak impression); Pedlar selling glasses (copy in reverse after van Ostade by J.L. VAN DER VINNE); "Le Bourg-Mestre" (engraving by J.F. BEAUVARLET after a painting by Van Ostade); 2 sm. etchings by D. DEUCHAR in the style of Van Ostade and (Man refilling a glass of a woman) (engraving by J. SUYDERHOEF after a painting by VAN OSTADE, w. the address of F. de Wit. Sm. rubbed spot near left edge).
- Slightly browned; paper partly very thin/ transparent; lacks sm. part of left blank margin.
= Hollstein and Godefroy 48, the 4th and final state.
- Trimmed outside the borderline; paper along left margin sl. thin; vaguely foxed; sm. red stain in the air. Verso with the collector's marks of Emile Galichon, Friedrich Kalle, Martin Wigand and Julian Marshall (Lugt 1058, 1021, 2623, 1494) and with w. some unidentified manuscript marks. Lugt on the Wigand sale: "un œuvre superbe d'A. van Ostade".
= Godefroy/ Hollstein 44, the 3rd state (of 6). Rare, early impression with a fine provenance. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CVIII.
- Ample margins. = On 18th cent. laid paper. Hollstein/ Godefroy 14, 4th (?) state (of 6).
Idem. Smoker leaning on the back of a chair. Etching, 10,2x8,8 cm., "A. Ostade" below the image.
- Somewhat foxed, mostly in the margins; ample margins of 1 cm.
= Godefroy/ Hollstein 6, 6th state (of 6), the Picart edition. On 18th cent. laid paper.
- A few vague foxed spots on recto; doubled. No watermark visible; trimmed within the plate mark.
= Hollstein 42, probably the 10th state (of 14). With the collector's mark of F. Kalle (L.1021).
- Formerly under passepartout w. remnants of paper tape along margins on verso; with part of an unidentified watermark.
= Hollstein 29/ Godefroy, the 2nd (or 3rd) state (of 6) (before the light and fine nearly vertical lines on the light side of the pedlar's basket (4th state) and before the rounding of the plate corners (3rd state), but after the reworked borderline (3rd state)). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CVII.
= Rare complete set with extra variants and states. The collection consists of 51 handcoloured etchings (after Bartsch 1-50 and one after W. BASSE after van Ostade) and 35 earlier states or uncoloured versions of part of the same prints. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CVII.
- Laid down; stained. = Hollstein 82.
AND 13 others, i.a. 2 etchings by P. VAN DER BORCHT from the series Imagines et figurae bibliorum (i.a. Tower of Babel, New Hollstein 251) and S. DE PASSE, Meal at Emmaüs (engraving, 1614. Various defects. Hollstein 1).
Perelle, N. (1631-1677). (River landscape with houses in the background, mule and rider resting along the shore). Etching, 11,1x17,7 cm., "Perrelle In fe" and "11" in the plate.
- Some handcolouring w. red chalk. = Le Blanc 3-152.
AND 15 other etchings by members of the Perelle family, i.a. a harbour view w. a classical ruin by ADAM PERELLE (printed by N. de Poilly) and a circular view of people on a road in an italian landscape with classical buildings (w. the address of P. Mariette) by GABRIELLE or NICOLAS PERELLE.
= From an edition of the Segmenta nobilium signorum e statuarum (...).
AND ±20 others, mainly French and 19th cent., incl. prints after F. BOUCHER and J. HOÜEL.
- Fine impression.
AND 1 anonymous mezzotint portrait.
= Rare early lithograph.
Bemme, J.A. (1775-1841). (Fight between a cavalerist and an African drummer on horseback). Etching after D. LANGENDIJK, w. engr. "J. Bemme fec. 1797" and "D. Langendijk delin. 1782" below image, 21,3x26,8 cm., framed.
= Wurzbach 26-1.
Langbroek, M. (1918-1985). "Raamgracht met Zuiderkerkstoren - A'dam." Etching, 27,8x9,5 cm., signed "Atelier Maarten Langbroek" in pencil, framed. Idem. (Sailing ships). Five small etchings, each 3,8x5,5 cm., each signed "Atelier Maarten Langbr." in pencil, framed. Monogrammist "FMVL". (View of the Zuiderkerk). Circular etching and aquatint, signed (illegibly) in pencil and monogrammed and dated "1983", Ø 14,5 cm., framed. - AND 8 miscellaneous others, incl. a few older views of the Zuiderkerk and a nice partly handcol. lithograph by P.J. SCHOTEL, "Vierdaagsche zeeslag. Combat Naval" (23x36 cm., Amst., Frans Buffa en Zonen. Blank margins sl. frayed/ chipped).
- Beautiful, dark impression. = Wilton-Ely 596; Focillon 465.
- A few thin spots; restored w. paper on verso along central fold; two sharp folds and 1 sm. tear in outer blanks; sl. foxed/ duststained, mostly along edges.
= Wilton-Ely 445; Focillon 312.
- A few sm. closed (?) tears along central fold and one in upper margin, just touching image.
= Wilton-Ely 373; Focillon 238. On Le Antichità Romane: "After over eight years of careful study and excavation Piranesi produced this four-volume work which swiftly established his reputation in Europe as the leading protagonist of Roman archeology. (...) His aim, as with all his archeological publications, was two-flold - to record the vanishing past for scholars and to inspire contemporary designers to emulate the achievements of the past." (Wilton-Ely, p.327).
- Yellowed; sl. foxed. = Wilton-Ely 604.
AND 1 other by the same: "Inscrizioni delle Camere sepolcrali de' Liberti e Servi, ec. della Famiglia di Augusto" (Wilton-Ely 447).
- Pristine copy. = Wilton-Ely 164; Focillon 800; Hind 53, 1st state (of 5). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CVIII.
= Wilton-Ely 583; Focillon 452.