5355 - 5792 FINE ARTS - GRAPHIC ART, 16th-19th CENTURY
- Good contemporary impression.
= From the series Raccolate di teste, 1770. De Vesme 152; Rizzi 196, 1st state (of 2).
- Upper and lower margins cut off but; sm. closed tear in upper right corner; not examined outside of frame.
= De Vesme 60, 2nd state.
- Professionally restored; doubled and remargined w. thin Japanse; lacks upper corners (the losses repaired w. matching paper and retouched by hand); a few grey spots in the image (possibly former foxed spots restored outer margins appear very brittle; vertical middle fold; some foxing on verso.
= With a small round (a circle?) watermark.
- Marginal tears, affecting image; lower right corner torn off, just affecting image and part of caption; vague horizontal middle-fold; verso remains of sellotape along margins.
= The prints shows a trompe-l'oeil presentation of many French revolutionary assignats in various demoninations, issued between 1789 and 1795.
- Vague yellowish stains / foxing.
= Rare. Hollstein 43, the 3rd state (of 4). With an unidentified collector's mark on recto (not in Lugt).
- Sl. agetoned; cut on the platemark; modern collector's stamp on verso (unread American address).
= Landscape perhaps by Claude Goyrand (landscape) and figures by Valdor, working in partnership Cf. Dutuit p.363. Hollstein 1.
Neve, F. de. (1606-1688) (after). (Couple and herdsman and his flock of sheep in an arcadian landscape). Etching and engraving, 18,7x25,9 cm., w. the address of G. Valck.
- Laid down on modern stiff paper. = Rare copy in reverse fof Hollstein 4.
= I.a. a still relevant emblematic scene showing the saying Pecuniae obediunt omnia (Money rules them all). Hollstein 84, 95, 125, 126, 132 135, 144, 166. All from Q. HORATIUS FLACCUS, Emblemata (Antw., 1607 or 1612).
- Cut just outside the borderline; upper left corner reattached.
= Hollstein 184, the 2nd state (of 2, no copy known of the first state).
Swanevelt, H. van (±1600-1655). House on a rock. Etching from the series of 12 Landscapes, 18,5x27,7 cm., "Herman van Swanevelt Inventor fecit" and "Chez HBonnart, ruë St.Iacques au Coq, cum privilegio Regis" engr. below the image.
= Hollstein 98, 3rd state (of 5).
AND 1 other landscape etching by H. VAN BRUSSEL (1763-1815) (Sliggers 4).
- Very wide margins, w. a few sm. tears and chips.
= From the series of 18 landscapes Amoenissimae aliquot regiunculae. Hollstein 190, 2nd state (of 2); Franken & Van der Kellen 229.
- On laid paper w. coat of arms of Amsterdam watermark. Ample margins. Fine copy.
= Hollstein 149, 3rd state (of 4).
- Two brown spots; a few grey spots. = From the series of 10 Different animals. Hollstein 4.
AND 6 other prints with animals, i.a. by E.W. BAGELAAR (set of 4 etchings of cows after A. Cuyp, 1814, on 2 lvs.) and N. BERGHEM.
- Somewhat browned. = Hollstein 26, 3rd state of 3. From a series of 10 landscapes outside Haarlem.
AND 1 other after the same, "Buyten Haerlem", a copy in reverse of Hollstein 24, part of the same series.
= Illustrations from various works: musical instruments, engraved titles, portraits and plates.
- Sl. duststained. = Hollstein 166, 1st state, before the number.
Vorsterman II, L. (1624-±1666). (View of the Dardanelles Strait). Engraving and etching after J. PEETERS, 10,2x26,2 cm., w. the address of Jac. Peeters.
= Hollstein 61. Title print of the series Diverse viste delli Dardaneli del' Strecio comme delle Città e Castelli nel Arcipelago.
AND 2 other views, i.a. by I. SORIOUS.
- A few brown spots. = From the series Variae antiquitates Romanae (1618). Hollstein 176.
Everdingen, A. van (1621-1675). The Firs in the defile. Etching, 8x14,5 cm.
= Hollstein 59, 3rd state (of 3).
AND 12 others, i.a. by F. COLLIGNON (after S. DELLA BELLA, De Vesme 1096) and R. NOOMS (Hollstein 128, w. the number. Browned), A. WATERLOO and after Th. WYCK.
- All (sl.) defective.
- First print sl. frayed, sl. creased and sl. dam. in blank margins; 2nd print sl. dampstained in upper right corner; 3rd print blank margins chipped; uypper right corner vaguely waterstained.
= Hollstein 107, 2nd state (of resp. 3, 2 and 3).
AND 10 others after C. BERCHEM by D. DANCKERTS, partly tipped onto mount, i.a. Shepherd on a cow playing flute, near him a dancing shepherdess (etching and engr., with engr. "C. Berchem", Divers belles ordinances, ornée des hommes, et bestes (...)" and "Dancker Danckerts fecit" below image. Tipped onto mount; upper right corner sl. dam.; Hollstein 12); Woman with a bundle crossing a brook, near her man on horseback and three cows (Hollstein 16, but smaller size); Woman on horseback, to the right woman milking a goat (Hollstein 17, but smaller size); Cow and shepherd with a long staff (prob. Hollstein 4) and Peasant riding a donkey (Hollstein 6).
- All sl. foxed.; no. 6 w. brown stain in upper margin, just outside the platemark.
= No.5, 6 and 8. Hollstein 34, 35 and 37. All on laid paper with foolscap watermark.
- Partly browned.
= Well executed copy in reverse by a contemporary artist after Hollstein 5. Probably Hollstein copy b. On 17th century laid paper with foolscap watermark.