5355 - 5792 FINE ARTS - GRAPHIC ART, 16th-19th CENTURY
= From an 18th century edition of "Biblia Sacra". Hollstein 455-468.
AND 1 other similar by H. WIERIX from the same work.
= From Tavole da Imperii ac Sacerdotii Ornatus, Diversarum item Gentium Vestitus e da Omnium Pene Europae, Asiae, Aphricae atque Americae Gentium Habitus (25 plates).
- Trimmed to the borderline.
= Hollstein 227, 2nd state of 3. From a series of 12 prints showing birds and insects.
= Comprises i.a. 2 large anonymous skillfuly handcol. engr. plates from 2nd half 18th cent.
ADDED: 7 (handcol.) engr. plates of plants and animals.
= Hollstein 86, 87 and 90, 3rd state (of 4). From a series of 16 prints showing sheep.
Idem. (Title print of the Lions). (Lying lion). Two etchings after P. POTTER, ±12,5x16,5 cm., numb. "1" and "2" in the plate.
- Fine w. ample margins. = Hollstein 33 and 34, 2nd (or 3rd) state (of 3). Two prints from the series of Lions.
AND 2 others, i.a. by K. DUJARDIN.
- All foxed.
= No. 18, 25, 27, 30, 31, 33-35, 41,43-45, 49, 50, 54, 55, 58-60, 78, 91, 97, 98, 107, 109, 113, 126 and 132.
- Edition later than Schenk's ±1730 ed.; occas. sl. (finger)soiled. Covers rubbed.
= Interleaved copy. Cf. Lieure 1339-1356 (copy no. 4 "Suite éditée en Hollande par Léon Schenk").
- Some (dust)soiling in margins.
Daullé, J. (1703-1763). "la Grecque sortante du bain". Etching and engraving after VERNET, 31,3x39,6 cm., publ. by the artist (trifle foxed). - AND 7 other prints after paintings, all 18th cent., i.a. "La bonté maternelle" by MAURICE BLOT after E. Aubry, "Recréations d'hiver" by J. HEUDELOT after J.M. Molenaar, "La Peleuse de pommes" by J. DAULLÉ after G. Metsu and "Entrée de la carverne ou purgatoire de St. Patrice en Irlande" by C. HEDEL after L. Doomer.
- Trifle dustsoiled and creased in outer margins. Otherwise fine.
= On the bankruptcies of 1763 due to the inability of speculators like De Neufville, Aron Joseph and other to pay their creditors. The engraving shows i.a. "Smous Aront den Eersten bankrottier" ready to enter the gate of Culemborg, a safehaven for bankrupts. F.M. 4144.
AND 1 other broadside on the same subject: ""Blyde Nagedachtenis over het Herleeven van Amstels Groot Crediet, in het wisselvallig wonder Jaar Ao. 1763" (engraving in top half, w. title above image and 2 columns of letterpress explanation below, Rott./ Leyden/ Amst. etc., n.d. (±1763). Sl. yellowed; F.M. 4143). - ADDED: 2 others, i.a. an engraving from Het Groote Tafereel der dwaasheid: "De Wind Koopers met Wind Betaald, of de laaste zal blyven hangen" (engr. w. engr. title above image and 3 engr. columns of verses below, 33,3x26 cm.).
- Partly foxed. = SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CI.
- Sl. browned/ foxed.
= "Les Grimaces" (2 diff. prints. foxed); "La Marchande de Beignets" and "Les Figurantes".
= "Le Pouvoir de l'Eloquence"; "La Rosière", "La Frayeur" and "Les Cornes".
- Incl. 2 (sl.) stained lithographs.
AND ±100 lithogr. plates, all from various series in LE CHARIVARI, ±1840-1845.
- Upper margin cut-short, affecting captions. Upper blank corners dam. Folds as published w. tear on central fold.
AND 2 other double-p. lithographs from La Caricature by the same, both foxed: "Suite et fin de la marche de Gras et Bête" (no.75, plate 151/152) and "Liberté. La Chasse" (no.104, plate 213).
- Folded three times. Otherwise fine.
= On the division of the Austrian "Erblande" after the First Silezian War in 1742. F.M. 3796.
- Tears and chips in margins (partly closed). Sold w.a.f.
= Part of a series of 3 lithographs showing a parade of authors (plate 1), musicians and actors (plate 2) and opera singers (plate 3). The two scenes of each lithograph were intended to be joined to each other, together forming a frieze of 27x420 cm. The complete frieze is seldomly found, and of the separate panels, the first panel is the least rare.