5452 - 5769 FINE ARTS - GRAPHIC ART, 16th-19th CENTURY
- Restored along central fold (including some manuscript additions); upper margin extended.
= Impressive flower piece. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXII.
- Most plates dampstained/ foxed in upper left corner, w. occas. mould.
= Incl. a series of different Aloe in decorated pots, i.a. "Aloe Africana humils foliis"; "Aloe tubersosa vulgaris"; "Aloe Americana minor" (waterstained in upper left corner); "Lilioasphodelus luteus" (sl. foxed/ cut short in left margin); "Ipecacuannha, Mine d'Or (...) Iris palustris lutea (...)" and "Malva Boetica flore amplo incarnato". SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXI.
- Sm. foxed spot in the name of "Robbertus" in lower margin. Paper strengthened on verso of lower left corner at the plate mark. Fine copy.
= New Hollstein 152, 2nd and final state.
- Trimmed to the borderline. = Hollstein 16.
- All in very fine condition.
= Engravings consecutively numbered "1" - "10" and engr. by K. VAN MALLERY ("Isaias"), J. COLLAERT (2x, "Jeremias" and "Joel"), P. PERRET (4x, "Ezechiel", "Daniel", "Amos", "Abdias") and 3x without engraver ("Baruch", "Osee" and "Jonas"). Rare series, see i.a. Hollstein (Perret) 13-20. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXII.
= Family coats of arms of "De heer Adriaen Doom", "Heer Iacob Philip Baron van Boetzelaer", "Heer Bruno van der Does", "De heer en mr. Abraham Adriaen Du Bois" and "De heer en mr. Elias van der Hoeven".
- A few tiny ink stains; translucent brown stain in lower right corner. = New Hollstein 241.
- Sl. grey impressions.
= Complete series. The New Hollstein 2-13, 3rd state of 3, w. the address of C.J. Visscher in the first engraving. Cf. New Hollstein, p.30: "In Cornelis Claesz's stocklist of 1609: Historie van J. de Gheyn; De 12 Patriarchen 6. halve bladen". So perhaps from Claesz's stock.
- Dark impression, cut on/ just inside the platemark (sl. loss of image); a few closed tears, i.a. a tear of ±4 cm. in upper part; some brown offsetting along edges; blueish wash over the bottom of Venus.
= Bartsch 42. With an unidentified manuscript collectors mark of Rev. H.?
- Vague vertical fold in centre; lower (mainly blank) margin sl. creased.
= Hollstein 167, only state. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXIII.
- Collector's mark shining through; formerly laid down; mounted under passepartout; a few foxed spots near upper right corner and lower margin.
= With the collector's mark of Louis Valentin (Lugt 2498) on verso and on passepartout. The New Hollstein 337, first state of 3.
- Occas. small foxed spots; partly erased sale annotation on verso; annot. in pencil on verso.
= Hollstein 225 and Strauss 176, the 4th and final state: "In the final version, Goltzius made some delicate adjustments of the tip of the nose and the nostrils, evidence of his painstaking attention to the attainment of his ends." (Strauss).
= New Hollstein Dutch 554-2(2). De herscheppingen van P. Ovidius Naso, verbeelt in konstplaaten by H. Goltius (1728).
AND 6 others prints, i.a. a large etching by D. DANCKERTS after C. HOLSTEIN, 2 stipple-engravings after F. BOUCHER and an allegorical engraving by J. WOLFF.
= Hollstein 256, IId: "Frederik de Vries, son of the painter Dirck de Vries, lived with Goltzius and his wife while his parents lived in Italy, probably until his early death in 1613. In his will Frederik expressed his gratitude for the care of his fosterparents. (...) The print is also known under the name 'Goltzius's Dog'". Hirschmann 218d; cf. Strauss 334. Rare.
- One print doubled (w. loss of image in left margin); one print with rust(?)stains.
= Cf. Hollstein, AFTER Goltzius 10-61.
- All w. vague horizontal fold; sl. yellowed/ duststained in margins; plate 3 sl. frayed; plate 24 trimmed to the plate mark and frayed (tears into image).
= Plate no.1, 3, 5 and 24, with accomp. text to no. 1, 5, 24 and 25 (text of 25 torn in two and plate 25 not present), the text to no.3 was never published; the lot also includes a second copy of the accomp. text to nos. 5 and 24, both torn in two. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXII.
- Orig. wr. frayed/ dam. = Rare.
WITH four mounted albumen prints by F. HARTING (incl. 2 duplicates) of the series of 24 Photographieën der geschilderde kerkglazen van de St. Janskerk te Gouda (...), in orig. wr. - AND a sm. publication and a typescript document on the history of the engravings of the stained glass windows made by P. TANJÉ in 1738.