Prints

30 Nov 2010, starting at 13:00 GMT.

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Wenceslaus Hollar (Czech, 1607-1677) Album of One Hundred Etchings Including The Four Seasons: The three quarter length figures (P610-613), The Triumph of Death, 30 plates (P233-262), Portrait of Pietro Aretino after Titian (P1348), Aula Veneris, second of four states, title and 31 plates (P1805), Coursing Fallow Deer (P2038), Charles II after Van Dyck, fifth of seven states, (P1442), set of eight London views including the Royal Exchange and Piazza Covent Garden (P907-910, 1037-1040), 3 Chinese subjects, various portraits, 5 after Holbein, on laid and wove papers, within dark red tooled leather binding, 375 x 275mm (14 3/4 x 10 3/4in) Vol

Engraved Portraits An extensive collection, comprising largely 16th and 17th century works, with some 18th century sitters, including twelve by J W Delff, four large format pieces, the remainder small format, others by Nanteuil, Bloteling, Meyssens, Edelinck, Loggan, de Pass and White, various proofs and states collection unframed

English Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Prints Portraits, landscapes and biblical scenes, by various artists including J.Lucas, John Martin, Richard Corbould, Arthur Pond, plus a small volume of stipple engravings 'Queens of the Drama' by E.Stodart, signed in pencil, on wove and laid papers Coll unframed

Giovanni Antonio da Brescia (Italian, born circa 1460-died circa 1525) Discovery of Joseph's Cup in Benjamin's Sack Engraving, c.1521-1525, a strong impression of this rare print, on laid, with a Crossbow watermark (cf. Briquet 818); 165 x 275mm (6 1/2 x 10 3/4in)(SH) unframed

Jacques Bellange (French, born circa 1575-1638) The Martyrdom of Saint Lucy Etching and engraving, c.1630, a fine early impression, with the scratches visible, on laid, trimmed inside platemark, 452 x 360mm (17 7/8 x 13 1/8in)(SH) unframed

After Guido Reni (Italian, 1575-1642) The Alliance of Peace and Abundance Chiaroscuro woodcut, by Bartolomeo Coriolano, printed from two blocks, on laid, 214 x 154mm (8 3/8 x 6 1/8in)(B) unframed

Michele Marieschi (Venice 1696-1743) Campo Santa Maria Formosa Etching, 1741, plate 2 from the series 'Magnificentiores Selectioresque Urbis Venetiarum Prospectus', first state of four, with the title in Latin and 'Marieschi del.t et inci.t.' under the image, on laid, with wide margins, 311 x 468mm (12 1/4 x 18 3/8in)(PL)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720-1778) Veduta del Ponte e Castello Sant'Angelo Etching, 1754, from Vedute di Roma, second state of six, with the address and price lower right, on thick wove, 375 x 580mm (14 3/4 x 22 7/8in)(PL)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720-1778) Fontana dell'Acqua Felice Etching, 1751, from Vedute di Roma, a strong impression of second state of five, on laid, with narrow margins, with a fleur-de-lys watermark; 405 x 685mm (15 7/8 x 27in)(PL) unframed

A vellum bound album of views of Rome Including the complete set of fifty plates of 'Vestigi delle Antichità di Roma, Tivoli, Pozzuoli et altri luochi' by Markus Sadeler, c1660, 'Sette chiese di Roma', designs for palaces and floorplans by Pietro Ferrerio, views of villas and gardens in Frascati and Tivoli, a plan for the 1655 conclave in the Vatican, obelisks and columns by Louis Rouhier, fountains, statues of Roman gods, mythological subjects by Matteo Piccione, on laid, published by Giacomo Rossi, 275 x 415mm (10 7/8 x 16 3/8in)(Vol)

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