5266 - 5589 FINE ARTS - GRAPHIC ART, 16th-19th CENTURY
- Sm. spot w. manuscript restoration in upper right corner; sm. rubbed spot in upper left corner; a few sm. strengthened spots on verso. Othewise fine and a strong impression.
= Hollstein 1; Wurzbach I, p701-702. Dutch caption reading "daer Bachus ons ansiet De droefhydt ons ontvliedt". Provenance: Dr. Julius Hofmann (Lugt 1264) and Carl Ritter von Zepharovich (Lugt 2675). Very rare.
- On paper with unidentified watermark. A few sl. foxed spots; tiny chip in blank platemark border.
= With collector's mark "RS" on verso (possibly Lugt 2238a (unidentified)). Hollstein 86, 2nd state (of 3); Bartsch 77, 2nd state (of 2).
AND 1 other: a copy after D. HOPFER, Kuntz (Conrad) von der Rosen, Court Jester of Emperor Maximilian I (etching, monogrammed "D.H." A few thin spots; tiny chip in lower right corner; vague flattened folds on verso. Hollstein 97A).
- Ample margins; partly sl. soiled on recto in margins and on verso.
- First print sl. browned; 2nd print cut on the platemark.
= F.M. 6034b and 6035. Showing scenes with the wounded crown prince William of Orange after the battle of Waterloo.
AND 5 others, i.a. a lithograph calligraphed text by C. MAGNENAT of the Dutch anthem "Wien Neerlandsch bloed in de aders vloeit" (F.M. 6993) and mourning portraits of king Willem II and stadtholder Willem V.
= F.M. 3870.
"Zinnebeeldige kunstprent op de waare vaderland-liefde". Engraving w. etching by M. SALLIETH after H. LAPIS, 42x56,5 cm. (platemark), 1788. - WITH the letterpress text. - AND 2 engravings (sl. frayed/ torn).
- Trifle foxed; margins prob. whitened/ cleaned; not examined outside of frame.
- Caption cut off. = From the series of 10 engravings showing the Sibyls. Hollstein 11. Rare.
- Not examined outside frame.
= From the collection of Godfried Bomans, verso frame with his annotation: "gekocht bij Becker, Haarlem. Zomer 1944. Godfried Bomans, Zonnelaan 17, Haarlem."
- Trimmed on/ just outside the borderline; sm. fold and "48" in red pencil in upper right corner.
= Hollstein 3, only state; Bartsch 16 (Van Uden). Rare.
- Foxed spot in left margin; a few vague creases; pinhole in borderline in lower margin. Under passepartout.
= Hollstein 5. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE C.
- Trimmed to the image, w. approx. 1 mm loss along the upper edge; small umobtrusive closed tear in left edge.
= Rare. New Hollstein 541. Adriaen de Weerdt probably died around 1579. Interesting allegory on caritas (love and compassion) with the divine charity personified by the crucified Christ on the left and the worldly caritas personified by a mother and her 3 children on the right. The caption below is the bible verse John 3:16 (For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life). The children themselves are personifications of Faith, Love and Hope, referring to the bible verse 1 Corinthians 13:13 (So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love).
- Cut to the borderline; closed cut (±1 cm.) on the left; sl. duststained.
= Orn. Cat. I, 84.7. From the series the Labours of Hercules set in grotesques (12 engravings).
- Very fine set on laid paper. = Delteil 1ff, second state (of 2). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CI.
= Delteil 20, 4th and final state.
- Slightly age-toned.
- Doubled (obscuring a hole in upper right corner).
AND two other woodcuts by 2 unidentified 16th cent. artists (1x prob. a later edition), i.a. (St. Luke and St. Marc each approached by a nobleman with a gift, a church in the background) (18,5x36,6 cm. Trimmed to the border; lower right corner sl. dam.; yellowed).
= Proof before letters. Martens 300, 2nd state (of 3). Part of the series Collection des tableaux en gouache et des dessins de Salomon Gessner. Gravés à l'eau forte par Guil. Kolbe.
- Fine copy. Traces of former tipping-in on upper corners on verso (not visible on recto).
= Hollstein (German) 2, 2nd state (of 2), after the removal of the monogram from the tablet; Campbell Dodgson 2. Collector's mark of Reinhard Piper (not in Lugt) and Franz Degenhard (Lugt 658a). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CI.