5355 - 5792 FINE ARTS - GRAPHIC ART, 16th-19th CENTURY
- Foxed in margins; waterstain w. closed hole near centre.
- Not examined outside frame.
- Ample margins, 5 mm outside the platemark; paper remnants of former tipping-on on verso in corners. Good to fine impression,
= Hollstein 126, 2nd state (of 3).
- Ample margins; trifle foxed; later annot. in pen and ink in lower margin.
= Hollstein 130, only state.
- Blank margins enlarged. = Hollstein 49.
AND an etching by A. VAN EVERDINGEN, from the series Renard the Vox.
- Good impression with wide margins.
= Scarce. Hollstein 114, the 2nd state (of 3). On laid paper with foolscap watermark.
= Rare proof print with corrections in pen and ink and white gouache.
WITH: a counterproof of an earlier proof print of the same, with additions in pencil (some not added in later states) and without the two extra figures in the centre. - AND 1 other etching by the same, showing the façade of a church in a French town, signed in pencil, signed and dated 1913 in the plate.
- Trimmed to the borderline.
AND 5 others, partly sl. dam., i.a. J.S. NEGGES, "La Femme qui mange de la Soupe" and "La Famille qui prie Dieu" (two mezzotints, both signed and titled in the plate below image. Both trimmed to/ just within the borderline).
- Sm. hole in upper right corner. = Levy 40.
AND 3 other lithographs by the same, all from The Studio, all sl. yellowed: La Robe Rouge, The Louvre and The Smith's Yard.
- Cut to/ on the platemark. = New Hollstein 952; Mauquoy- Hendrickx 738.
= New Hollstein 228, 2nd state (the address erased); Maucquoy-Hendrickx 41.
AND ±20 others, mostly sm. cut-out illustrations, i.a. by J. COLLAERT.
- Folded, w. large neat tear in central vertical fold.; dam. in upper left corner; soiled.
= Rare. Hollstein 1719; Mauquoy-Hendricks 1397.
- Sl. agetoned; paper remnants of former tipping-in on verso.
= According to Merlo 327 first used in Canones concilii provincialis Coloniensis (Cologne, Quentel, 1538). Our copy without text on verso. On 16th/ early17th cent. laid paper.
- Sl. foxed.
Burgkmair, H. (1473-1531). (The four foundations of the Weisskunig). Woodcut, 22x19,4 cm., from the 1775 edition of the Weisskunig. - AND 4 16th cent. smaller woodcuts, i.a. by DAVID KANDEL and by monogrammist "IA".
- Folded twice (some wear at intersection of folds); right margin frayed; vague yellowed spots in lower margin; sl. creased along horizontal middle fold.
= Buijnsters-Smets p.63 (w. ill. on p.64): "Afwisselend zijn hier in een rococo-omkadering een man en een vrouw afgebeeld, in totaal negen personen. (...) De krans toont nu in het midden de symbolen van de dood: zeis, doodshoofd en dorre tak. Onderaan loopt een rouwstoet achter de met zwarte doeken beklede kist in de richting van het lijkenhuis." Contents: a calligraphed wish by Wm. Yserman to his grandmother that she may receive "de keur van 's Hemels zegeningen (...) in ruime maate".
(Wreath with scenes of showing outdoor entertainment). "Waarde Broeder en Zuster". Handcol. engr. floral border, w. 4 different scenes in the corners (clockwise from upper left corner: a couple in a romantic setting; a couple making music; children playing outdoor games; 3 couples having lunch under a canopy), surrounding a nicely calligraphed wish in the form of an acrostichon reading "B.J. Meester Muijs[?]", dated "29 Maart 1739" (folded, otherwise fine). - AND 1 other handcol. engr. wreath: a New Year wish publ. Amst., Wed. J. Ratelband and J. Bouwer, dated "1810" in the manuscript wish (this copy numb. "No.10" in upper right corner and surrounded by a border showing scenes from a fair, i.a. a celebrating group of soldiers, people in a "koekkraam" (tuck shop) and a woman peddling her wares) (sl. creased on old folds. See Buijnsters-Smets p.148 (w. ill.)).
- Central vertical fold (between the two woodcuts); sl. frayed and creased.
= Rare wreath, celebrating the return of Willem V to The Hague and his reinstatement as Stadtholder.
- Upper right corner restored; old horizontal fold.
AND 2 others, i.a. calligraphed New Year wish within a handcol. engr. border showing an amorous couple walking along a river in lower border, 3 angelic figures in top border and 2 oval medallions w. allegoric scenes in left and right border, n.pl., n.publ., dated "1830" at the end of the wish). - ADDED: 1 other unrelated.
- All wishes folded once or twice.