5266 - 5589 FINE ARTS - GRAPHIC ART, 16th-19th CENTURY
- Vague stain; verso corners remains of former mounting.
AND 3 other prints, i.a. by S. BOTTSCHILDT.
- Browned; a few foxed spots.
= With museum stamp "Groesh Museum zu Schwerin" on verso.
Haid, J.J. (1704-1767) and J.E. (1739-1809) (publ.). (Pedlar selling to a family). (A knife grinder at work). Two mezzotints, each 22,2x14,5 cm. (platemark), "No.58" (1x) and numb. "1", "2" resp. in the plate.
- First print w. brown stains.
= Probably part of a larger series of tradesmen at work after Dutch 17th century artists.
AND 3 other mezzotints, i.a. by J. GOLE, La chase es belle ou le veneur est pris (soiled. Hollstein 228, not mentioning this state with letters) and J. VAN SOMER after G. TER BORCH II (poor copy. Hollstein 61).
- Partly sl. dustsoiled, creased and frayed.
= Possibly engraved models after decorated ceilings in Versailles.
- Trifle foxed in lower blank margin. Otherwise a strong impression on thick paper.
(Wreath with scenes relating to wine and to hunting). Engr. borders, unused sheet, 38x31,8 cm., Amst., Wed. J. Ratelband en J. Bouwer, ±1830.
- Formerly folded; creased; sm. hole in upper border; sl. soiled. = Buijnsters-Smets 12.
- Partly foxed.
AND an etching by P. VAN LAER.
- Two small tears in left margin, just into the image.
= Copy in reverse of the mezzotint in the British Museum, which is signed by Bernard Lens and was published by William Herbert (and does not carry the name of P. Schenck). Not in New Hollstein, P. Schenk. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXVII.
- Trifle foxed.
= Filedt Kok B40 copy (perhaps by J. MULLER). On early 17th century laid paper with watermark showing an unidentified bird.
Idem (after). Ecce homo (large). Engraving, 28,2x44,4 cm., monogrammed and "1510" in the plate.
- Yellowed and foxed (mostly in right part).
= On laid paper. Filedt Kok B71 copy (w. altered clouds); New Hollstein 71, suggesting this is a copy from the 19th century.
- Cut to/ just inside the borderline. Verso w. old (partly removed) manuscript annot. "Leyden".
= Cf. Hollstein/ Bartsch 156. Verso w. collector's mark "GM" (not in Lugt).
- Tiny chip in lower left corner, just within the image; trimmed on/ just outside the platemark; paper remnants of former tipping-in on verso.
= Rare, dark and strong impression. Hollstein 46, 3rd state (of 3), initials and address removed. Seventeenth century impression on laid paper with foolscap watermark. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CI.
- One print w. some tears/ dam. spots at central fold; blank margins of 2 prints cut sl. short (1x yellowed/ sl. waterst.).
= No. 9, 10, 21, 25, 42, 45-49 and 56. Klaversma/ Hannema 177; Van Eeghen/ Van der Kellen 429.
- Laid down on stiff paper; trimmed on the platemark. = Hollstein 22, 1st state (of 3).
Scheyndel, G. van (act. 1622-1654). Path below rocks and trees: mountainous landscape.
- Sl. agetoned. = Hollstein 128, 2nd state (of 2).
- Five vols. partly sl. stained/ browned; vol. 8 lacks first free endpaper. All. vols. covers (sl.) foxed/ stained; backstrip worn/ joints split(ting); vol. 15 backcover loose.
= Each vol. w. issue number in pen and ink on frontwr.: 1-12 and (2nd part) 1-3. Depicted subjects are figures in a landscape, portrait and anatomy studies and portraits of contemporaries, i.a. (after H.W. CASPARI) fellow artists Hendrik Lageman, Chrétien Dubois, Gerrit Jan Michaëlis and Anthonie van den Bosch. "Vooral Jacob Ernst Marcus dient hier te worden vermeld. Van 1807 tot 1816 gaf hij elke maand een prent uit, totaal 105 stuks, samen het 'Studie Prentwerk' vormend (...) Marcus plaatst geen Griekse goden en godinnen in zijn landschappen, maar mensen, zo uit het werkelijke leven van die tijd weggelopen" (Grafiek in Nederland: de negentiende eeuw, p.19).
- Flattened vertical central fold.
= Shown is a square in an Italian town or city, where masked people are celebrating carnival or Lent. Hollstein 361 and New Hollstein 219, 3rd state of 3. This print is part of a series of 12 months: February, September, November and December were engraved by Matham, Hondius engraved four other plates (January, April, May and July) and Andries Stock the remaining. The first state was printed and published by Hondius.
- Doubled w. japanese. Both upper corners strengthened on verso; upper right corner sm. restoration in blank margin; sm. closed tear in upper margin.
= The scene that shows the prodigal son drinking wine while seated at a table and enjoying a copious dinner with numerous diners feasting at his expense. New Hollstein 27, the 2nd state (of 2), the number "2" added in right corner; New Hollstein (Van Mander) 53.
- Each w. a vague waterst; frayed.
- Right margin doubled and restored in brush and grey wash over strip of 1,5-2,5 cm. width; blank margins frayed; vaguely waterstained.
= The second state (of 2), with the address of Aubrij. Rare. Mysterium Wein p.216f.
- Tipped onto mount along lower and upper margin. Fine copy, with pencil annot. "verzameling Liechtenstein" on passepartout.
= Remarkable print in the style of Gimignani showing putti freely enjoying wine in excess.