5452 - 5769 FINE ARTS - GRAPHIC ART, 16th-19th CENTURY
- Sl. (dust)stained; title-p. w. sm. marginal tear not affecting the image. Covers rubbed, mostly along extremities.
= Kat. Orn. Berlin 3398, 1. Rare. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXVI.
- Upper corners tipped onto mount (gluestains sl. shining through); some waterst. in upper right blank corner.
= Hollstein/ Godefroy 20, 5th or 6th state (of 6).
- Somewhat vague impression on contemp. paper with good margins.
= Godefroy/ Hollstein 28. The 4th state (of 8), before the rework in the shading. Rare.
- Outer upper right corner of border replaced in manuscript. Otherwise fine.
= Hollstein 324. Rare. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXVIII.
- Partly foxed/ soiled (mainly in blank margins); outer lower left blank corner torn off.
= Hollstein 23, the second state (of 2).
AND 1 similar etchings and engraving by the same after P.P. RUBENS, Jupiter and Juno.
- Upper left corner dam.; hole near upper right corner; sl. soiled.
= Rare. Early state before letters, but with manuscript lettering in brown pen and ink (by Perelle?).
- Margins trimmed.
= Le Blanc 83. Unrecorded state before lettering. The engraved address "N. Poussin inve." striked out and replaced by a manuscript caption: "Poussin pinxit B. Picart, sculpsit 1724. Orpheé tué par les baccantes/ Ovid. metam.livr.XI. dit zeer klein" in pen and ink. Probably a proof with an instruction for the engraved caption by Picart for the engraver or printer. In the recorded first state the caption was engraved according to the instruction above. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXVIII.
- Browned; foxed in lower margin; vertical fold (as published?).
= Hind 54, 2nd state of VI; Focillon 809; Wilton-Ely 165.
- Badly foxed/ mouldy. = Hind 131, the 3rd state (of 3); Wilton-Ely 264; Focillon 845.
- Trifle foxed; upper corners tipped onto mount.
= Cf. Delteil 102 (our copy with plate-mark trimmed to the borderline). Printed on rather thin laid paper, with the watermark of a bunch of grapes. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXVIII.
- Pinholes in corners. = Hollstein 21, 2nd state (of 2).
- Waterstained in margins, partly sl. penetrating the image; left margin lacks 2 portions, w. loss of image.
= One of a series of 4 interesting cartographic curiosities that originally were published in the Atlas Novus of 1728. This broadside showing a figure of a pope with on his dress a chronology of all popes, from St Peter to Clemens XIII; with at the left a view of St Peter's in Rome, and at the right various Catholic attributes. The dating is based on the last listed pope, Clemens XIII, who was elected in 1758.
- Sl. foxed.
= Hollstein 101, 1st state of 2, before the lettering. Van Someren 3643. With the collector's mark of the collection of the princes and dukes of Arenberg (Lugt 567) on verso.
- Brownish stain in upper right corner.
AND ±50 other 17th-early 19th cent. portraits, various sizes and techniques.
- All margins cut short w. loss of image.
AND ±130 other portraits, various techniques and sizes, showing European royalty and nobility, 17th-19th cent., i.a. an early lithogr. portrait of Maximilian Joseph, first king of Bavaria by J.A. SELB.
- Sl. soiled in margins; closed marginal tear.
= Portrait after the painting showing the French author, politician and namesake of the meat dish, Francois René de Chateaubriand.
AND 5 other portraits of the same, various techniques.