5388 - 5863 FINE ARTS - GRAPHIC ART, 16th-19th CENTURY
= Hollstein 57. Second print from the series of 4.
AND 3 others etched landscapes by J. GLAUBER (Bartsch 7), J.F. VAN BLOEMEN (Le Blanc 2. On wove paper) and PETER VAN BEMMEL.
= Delteil 45, the 3rd state (of 4). Early lithograph.
- Tipped onto mount; remnants of former mount visible on verso, causing some sm. imperfections in outer corners.
= Hollstein 177.
Swanevelt, H. van (±1600-1655) (after). Satyr family seated under a tree. Etching, 19,6x27,6 cm., "H. Swanevelt" in upper margin.
- Tipped onto mount; sm. smudging in lower margin. = Hollstein (after H. Swanevelt) 27.
AND 6 other engravings and etchings, i.a. by H. SWANEVELT, (Hollstein 14, 91 and 105, all final states), all laid down on mount
- Sl. foxed; weak spot in lower right corner. = Hollstein 103, only state; F.M. 4028.
= Hollstein 25; Strauss 332. The 1st state (of 2).
- Sl. (finger)soiled.
= New Hollstein 66, 2nd state of 2. From the series Allegories of the Christian Creed.
- Cut on the platemark. = Strauss, 341; New Hollstein 24. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXVII.
- Partly mounted onto modern paper; grey impression.
= Late 18th century impression (prob. Amst., F. de Wit, before 1706) on paper with watermark of the Seven Provinces. Hollstein 27 (4th state?).
- Broad margins; sl. yellowed; trifle foxed; sl. fingersoiled in margins; third print w. diagonal fold.
= New Hollstein 505-507, 4th state (of 5), before 1677. Part of the series the Seven Virtues.
- Good impressions w. ample margins; no.5 w. contemp. ms. correction in pen and ink; occas. yellowed/ sl. stained/ tipped onto mount.
= New Hollstein (after Goltzius) 543 and 556; both first states (of 2) by an anonymous engraver.
- Sm. closed hole in the sky; vague brown stains in upper part.
= New Hollstein 544, 1st state of 2.
AND 4 others from the same series: New Hollstein 538 (18th cent. impression?); 546 (2x) (chip in left margin, just touching the borderline, corners clipped; 1st state (of 2). Another copy in the 2nd state) and 557 (vague brown stains; 2nd state of 2).
= Engraving of the design by silversmith J.H. Middelhuijsen of the silver 'Thee-faas', gifted to Lutheran preacher E.H. Mutzenbecher (1744-1801).
- Sl. foxed, especially blank margin. = Parthey 839.
AND 6 other prints, various techniques, i.a. by J.G. WILLE after F. VAN MIERIS, "l'Observateur distrait" (dam. spot in right blank margin).
- Hinges of 2nd series sl. weak (holding on cords); a few prints w. some tiny foxed spots. Binding sl. worn along extremities. A fine copy.
= Complete set of all 7 series (marked A to F, the last series without letter), each print w. series letter, number (1 to 12) and title engr. in caption. The 2nd state (of 3) of this fine series of Dutch sailing vessels. See De Groot/ Vorstman p.8 ("The most specialized artist in the field at the end of the eighteenth century was Gerrit Groenewegen, with his views of the port of Rotterdam and his series of eighty-four ship types, which was published in instalments"), p.20ff and no.191-202. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXVII.
- Trimmed to/ on the borderline; sl. weak impression. = Hollstein 21.
Bouttats, G. (1625-1695). (A military camp). Etching after P. WOUWERMAN, 26x33 cm., publ. by BASAN. - AND a mezzotint by JAN VAN HUCHTENBURG showing a battle scene (Hollstein 4, 2nd state of 2. With brown stains and folds. Part of the collector's mark of August Friedrich II of Saxony).
- The second print later handcoloured; some very vague occas. foxing (2 prints w. sm. brown (rust)stain). Otherwise fine and w. ample margins.
= Hollstein 21-28. On paper w. Pro Patria watermark.
- A few brownish stains in blank margins; partly trimmed to the plate margin and sl. creased in blank margin.
= Interesting print from a series of at least 4 prints of scenes in the lives of gypsies.
AND 3 others from the same series, by the same after the same, publ. by the same and of similar size: "Egyptii, vulgo appellati, cum uxoribus, et liberis iter faciunt", "Iidem vino et jentaculo parumper cessant viresque refocillant" and "Eadem gens imperitis somnia explicat, et dum hariolatur, gallinas furtim rapit" (all in similar or better condition than the first print).
= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXVIII.
= Hollstein 3, 2nd state (of 2), with strong borderlines and the number added. With the collector's mark on verso of R. Peltzer (Lugt 2231).