5388 - 5863 FINE ARTS - GRAPHIC ART, 16th-19th CENTURY
- Lacks lower left corner and part of address in lower margin (restored w. (contemp.?) ms.); sl. soiled (mainly visibly on verso); cut inside the platemark.
= Hollstein 91.
AND 16 other mainly 18th cent. engravings, i.a. by J.B. LE PRINCE, G.H. BUSSE and after J. VAN RUISDAEL.
- Fine, w. ample margins on thin early 17th cent. paper.
= All seven copies (in the same direction as De Saint Igny, but mirrored after Bosse). From the series Le Jardin de la Noblesse Françoise dans lequel ce peut ceuillir leur manierre de Vettements.
- Trimmed just on/ just outside the platemark; a few sm. brown stains/ spots.
= Hollstein 6, 2nd or 3rd state of 6, before the artist's name.
AND 1 other from the same series, The Wooden Bridge. Sulmona near Tivoli (large closed tear; stained. Hollstein 10, 2nd state of 6).
= Part of a series of drawing examples after classical statues from an unknown series. Perhaps accompanying the work Lessen over de teekenkunst of verklaring van het honderdtal platen, uitmakende de volgorde der studien in de grondbeginselen der teekenkunst (1830).
AND 7 others similar by the same, prob. all from the same series, w. various (sm.) defects.
- Sm. black spot in the sky; tiny hole in lower part; sm. annot. in pen and next to the caption.
= First (?) state before the number and bible designation. Part of the series Theatrum Biblicum Hoc Est Historiae Sacrae Veteris et Novi Testamenti Tabulis Aeneis Expressae.
- Trimmed along the platemark; sm. closed hole; dark impression.
= Rare mezzotint. One man holds what appears to be a wooden skate or perhaps the upper part of a fiddle.
= With the collector's mark of Boymans van Beuningen (Lugt 288a and 700a (doublettes for sale)).
AND 12 others by the same: all landscapes, i.a. Sliggers 7 and 23-27.
- Occas. some foxed spots; no. 8 w. sm. waterstain; some remnants of former mounting on verso.
= Comprises: no. 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 11-13 and 16. Hollstein 79-94, 3rd or (most probably) 4th state (of 4).
- Second print sl. yellowed; partly tipped-onto mount.
= Hollstein 51 and 55. Second print with the manuscript collector's mark of Charles Naudet, dated 1819 (Lugt 1937).
AND ±25 other etchings by the same after P. POTTER from various series and various editions.
- Chip in upper edge. = Lieure 299.
AND 11 (small) others by/ after the same, i.a. plate 16 of the series Les misères et les malheurs de la guerre (early 17th cent. copy in reverse, ample margins, Lieure 1927).
- All prints mounted, frontisp. cut short at lower margin, lacks dedication. Sl. rubbed along extremities.
= All later states. Lieure 807-1295. With 1 extra leaf w. 3 sm. engravings by the same.
- All yellowed/ sl. foxed. "Superbia" and "Avaritia" lower blank corner sl. dam. (repaired). Verso some remnants of former mounting.
= Lieure 354-360.
- Two tiny holes near upper edge. = Lieure 594, 1st state (of 2).
- Edition later than Schenk's ±1730 ed.; occas. sl. (finger)soiled. Covers rubbed.
= Interleaved copy. Cf. Lieure 1339-1356 (copy no. 4 "Suite éditée en Hollande par Léon Schenk"). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXIII.
- Large closed horizontal tear in the image; leaf soiled and w. wormholes in lower right corner and margin.
= Very rare unknown broadside. Not in F.M. Perhaps on taxes raised for orphans and widows. The print shows people in contemporary Dutch clothes but the buildings in the background are foreign (Italian or French). Perhaps a Dutch version of a foreign caricature print.
Hooghe, R. de (1645-1708). "Nieuw Liedt, van de drie-dubbelde Kruysvaert van de Ridders en Grooten uyt uythangborden gesprooten." Etching, 16,5x24,7 cm., w. letterpress song in 2 columns below (leaf size 38x27,5 cm.).
- Browned and soiled.
= Hollstein 163; Landwehr, Romeyn de Hooghe as Bookillustrator p.226; Dreesman II, p.429; F.M. 2792a (Febr. 1690): "Spotprent op de twisten tusschen Amsterdam en den Prins v. Oranje over de vermeende aanmatiging der Amsterdam. Magistraat ter benoeming harer eigen Schepenen volgens hare oude Privilegien (...)".
AND 6 others, i.a. "Den nieuwen kuyper" (anonymous, 1621. FM 1426) and FM 523.
- Glue stains in the corners shining through from former tipping-on.
= Caricature of Louis Wilhelm of Baden Baden, who switched alliance to France after being bribed by Louis XIV of France in 1705. Part of a series of 7 caricature prints on France and their allies. F.M. 3079-(2e).
Anonymous (17th cent.). "De Fransman. De Hollander". Etching, 9x16 cm. (image), w. captions below in French and Dutch, numb. "VI" in the plate and "anno 1672".
= (Very) rare. F.M. 2514 VI. According to Muller, part of a series of 12 prints, 6 French anti-Dutch caricatures, numb. I to VI and 6 Dutch answers on those prints, numb. A to F.
AND 8 other Dutch caricature prints, 17th-18th cent., i.a. 4 prints from the series Hollandia Regenerata (poss. by J. GILLRAY) and a trimmed copy of FM 2777 (±1689, "Wien to qua raadt sijn ooren leendt- Sich eyndelijk van 't Recht ontvreemt" (altered plate after FM 2540 (1674)).
- Sl. yellowed.
= Rare German anti-French caricature showing a female rider in men's clothing riding towards a woman leaning out of a window. Perhaps alluding to the War of the First Coalition (1792-1797).
Anonymous (19th cent.). "Die Hoffnungsvolle Belohnung". Lithograph, 27x31,5 cm., w. lithogr. caption below in German and German w. Jiddish accent, ±1840.
- Frayed and chipped; tipped onto mount.
= Two Jewish firefighters (one with David star on his jacket) are being praised by their commander. One of the men answers by complaining that he is not officially recognized as citizen, while already serving for 7 years. The commander answers that next year when he will be installed as "Stadtrath", "so nehm ich euch an".
AND 3 other German cartoon/ caricature prints, i.a. "Der Praeservativ-Mann gegen die Cholera" (etching, 1831. Caricature of beliefs in certain kinds of protection against the cholera-epidemic) and a caricature print by (H.?) GEUDER on marriage (publ. by G.N. Renner, Nürnberg).
= A rare satirical print in Empire-style on the start of Napoleon Bonaparte as emperor and his ambitions. A robed figure personifying France is cutting off the wings of the double-headed eagle (representing the Austrian empire or Habsburg monarchy), on top a large pie filled with soldiers, placed on a table with a decoration of a crowned lion roasted above a fire with "Angleterre" above.
Guerard, N. (±1648-1719). "Chacun en a sa provision. L'epine au pied." Etching, 26,8x18,5 cm. (platemark), w. the address of Nicholas Guerard, Paris.
= Probably part of a series of 5 prints. IFF, 17th cent., vol. IV, p.94, no.61.
AND 2 other caricature/ satirical French prints