5388 - 5863 FINE ARTS - GRAPHIC ART, 16th-19th CENTURY
- Doubled w. Japanese (several sm. closed tears); printing flaw in top op image; some scattered (ink?)stains; lower corners cut off.
= Hollstein 8, only state.
- Sl. foxed; verso w. traces of former mounting in upper and lower margin.
- Mostly w. (sm.) defects, i.a. waterstains, soiling, sm. tears or chips along edges.
= With a few duplicates. From various editions, i.a. of 1579 and the later Visscher editions (Theatrum Biblicum). New Hollstein (De Jode); The Story of Abraham (3 of 6 plates, no.29-31); The Story of Lot (3 of 4 plates, no.32-34; The Story of Jacob and Esau (1 of 4 plates, no.36); The Story of Dinah and Sechem (1 of 4 plates, no.41); The Story of Joseph (1 of 7 plates, no. 56); The Story of Moses and Pharaoh (1 of 8 plates, no.63); The Twelve Judges of Israel (5 of 6 plates, no.85-88 and 90); The Story of Gideon (complete series of 4 plates, no.91-94); The Story of Jephtah (complete series of 4 plates, no.95-98); The Story of Samson (two complete series of 3 and 4 plates, no. 99-105); The Story of Ruth (2 of 4 plates, no.107 and 109); The Story of David and Abigail (2 of 4 plates, no.114 and 117); The Story of David and Bathsheba (1 of 4 plates, no.120); The Story of David and Absolom (complete series of 4 plates, no.123-126); The Story of Solomon (1 of 4 plates, no.129); Elijah and the Prophets of Baal (2 of 4 plates, no. 137 and 138); The Story of Hezakiah and Sennacherib (3 of 4 plates, no.149, 150 and 152); The Story of Esther and Ahasverus (1 of 4 plates, no.165); The Story of Job (2 of 4 plates, no.170 and 171); The Story of Tobias (5 of 6 plates, no.184-188); The Story of Jonah (1 of 4 plates, no. 226). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXIX.
- Tipped onto mount. = With the Ploos stamp on verso. LNP 112; second state, published in 1821 in 100 copies.
WITH a copy of the first state of the same print (printed in blue) (with collector's stamp "L" on verso (Lugt 1702: "Non identifié")). - ADDED: 3 other prints, all printed from the original block/ plate by FRANS LAURENTIUS (incl. 2 duplicates).
- Sl. foxed/ (water)stained; lower outer blank corner torn off; tear on middle fold repaired w. tape.
AND ±20 other prints, i.a. ''Nieuwe plattegrond van het oude Jeruzalem volgens den schryver'' and ''Hoogstens gewyd tot den dienst der Afgoden, en allerhanden Grouwel''.
= Including a posthumously printed etching with the contemporary manuscript annotation "Na de Natuur Gest. door Wyle J. Kobell 1813" in pencil (probably printed by J. Kobell III).
AND 3 related prints, probably by J. KOBELL III.
= All prints by this artist are rare. Hollstein 8.
- Tipped onto mount on all corners.
= Part of a series showing the Five Senses.
- Partly w. pasted printed numbers below image.
- Large chips in the left margin, ±1 cm within the platemark; right margin waterstained and soiled, a few cm. within the platemark; sm. yellow stain in upper right part of the leaf.
= Huelsen 29a;Robert-Dumesnil 114; Passavent VI, 89.
AND 11 other architectural prints, i.a. by I. MAROT and P. MARIETTE.
= Hollstein/ Timmers 21. With the collector's marks of Rijksprentenkabinet (Lugt 240, 698, 789a) and Pim van Eekelen (5101).
Idem. Title-page to "Germania Inferior, sive XVII Provinciarum (...)". Etching, 40x24,8 cm., publ. by N. Visscher.
= Hollstein/ Timmers 115.
AND 13 others by the same: H.Timmers 1, 20, 23, 42, 43, 54, 61, 66, 93, 94, 114, 116 and 1 after the same (?).
- Horizontal fold. Otherwise fine. = Hollstein 13; Timmers 13.
AND 2 others by the same: Allegory on the glory of William III, Prince of Orange (two etchings from the series of 3 Allegories, both 67,5x45,5 cm., both proofs before letters. Both doubled, sl. frayed and sl. creased; 2nd plate several brown stains in lower right corner. Hollstein 71-73; Timmers 71 and FM 2308c ("Zeer zeldzaam") and Timmer 73 and FM2735a ("onafgemaakte proefdruk", our copy also in reverse)).
- Lacks two disciples (no. 4 and 6) (Philippus and Jacobus); one print w. very sm. closed tear: all trimmed to the borderline.
= With AUTOGRAPH SIGNED DEDICATION by the artist in black chalk in calligraphed style on mount of the print showing Christ.
AND 1 other copy of no. 1 (Petrus) trimmed outside the platemark (untinted paper).
- Not examined out of frame.
= "Ceremonia Religiosa del. Matrimonio di S.M. Napoléone il Grande con S.H. Maria Luigia di Austria"; "Napoleone il Grande dopo aver ricevuta l'Augusta sua sposa in una delle tre magnifiche tende erette nella foresta situata tra Compiegne e Soisson (...)" (partly foxed); "Il Principe di Neuchatel, che conduce l'Arci-Duca Carlo a celebrare il Matrimonio per Procura con Maria Luigia d'Austria in Rome di S.M. Napoleone il Grande (...)" (partly foxed) and "Le L.L. Maestà I.I e R.R Napoleone il Grande e Maria Luisa d'Austria" (vaguely waterst. in lower blank margin). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXX.
- Sm. brown stain in sea area and in lower and left blank margin; two folds in lower left corner.
Idem. "Aer ventorum delicium, plantarum solatium, et scena volatilum". Engr. by ?, signed, w. caption and "P. vd Berge exc (...)" in lower margin below image.
- Flattened central fold (sm. tear at upper end in blank margin); upper blank margin sl. creased; vague oblique fold extending from upper margin into image.
- Partly foxed.
AND an etching by P. VAN LAER.