Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720-1778) Four Plates from Vedute di Roma 'Colosseum', 1757, first state with the address and price, 438 x 695mm (17 1/4 x 27 1/4in)(PL), 'Title Plate', 1748, third state with the address and price, 400 x 540mm (15 3/4 x 21 1/4in)(PL), 'The So-Called Villa of Maecenas, Tivoli', 1763, first state with etched signature and before numbers, with a Fleur-de-Lys in a double circle, 445 x 665mm (17 1/2 x 26 1/8in)(PL), 'The Entrance to the Villa called 'Sette Bassi', 1766, first or second, with a Fleur-de-Lys in a double circle watermark (H.3), 420 x 600mm (16 1/2 x 23 5/8in)(PL), H.65 first Paris edition, the others contemporary Rome editions, all on thick laid with wide margins 4
Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669) Abraham and Isaac Etching, 1645, a fine impression of New Hollstein's first state of two, with the archway complete, with touches of burr on the hem of Isaac's coat, on laid, with a partial Strasbourg Lily watermark, with thread margins above and along part of the right edge, otherwise trimmed to the platemark, set into a large piece of laid, 157 x 130mm (6 1/8 x 5 1/8in)(PL)(unframed)
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720-1778) Four Plates from Vedute di Roma 'Temple of Portunus (The Round Tower near S.M.in Cosmedin)', 1758, second state with the address and price, 400 x 600mm (15 3/4 x 23 5/8in)(PL), 'The So-Called Temple of Salus, on the road to Albano', 1763, first state before the additional shading on the brickwork, 406 x 555mm (16 x 21 7/8in)(PL), 'The Baths of Caracalla, Bird's-eye view', 1765, first state before numbers, with Fleur-de-Lys in a double circle watermark (H.3), 420 x 690mm (16 1/2 x 27 1/8in)(PL), 'The So-Called Grotto of Egeria', 1766, first or second, 405 x 685mm (15 7/8 x 26 7/8in)(PL), contemporary Rome Editions, all on thick laid with wide margins 4
Henri Matisse (French, 1869-1954) Verve: Volume IX, Nos 35 & 36. Dernières Oeuvres de Matisse 1950-54. The book, 1958, comprising 40 lithographs in colours after Matisse printed by Mourlot, with text in French, published by Editions de la Revue Verve, Paris, within original illustrated boards, overall 365 x 275mm (14 3/8 x 10 3/4in) vol
Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985) Chagall Lithographe I-VI A set of six volumes, 1960-1986, comprising 28 lithographs printed in colours, volumes I-V with text in German, volume VI with text in English, printed by Mourlot Frères, Paris, bound in boards, in the original lithographed paper wrappers, overall 325 x 250mm (12 3/4 x 9 3/4in)(6 Vols)
Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973) Couple et Voyageuse, from Séries 347 Etching, 1968, on Rives, signed and numbered 34/50 in pencil, published by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris, with wide margins, 223 x 290mm (8 3/4 x 11 3/8in)(PL)(unframed)
Damien Hirst (British, born 1965) Valium Lambda inkjet print in colours, 2000, on glossy Fujicolor Professional paper, signed in black felt-tip pen, numbered 103/500 verso, published by Eyestorm, London, the full sheet, 1270 x 1270mm (50 x 50in)(SH)
Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669) The Three Trees Etching, engraving and drypoint, 1643, a fine rich impression, printing with good contrasts, with considerable burr, the sulphur tinting clearly visible, on laid, watermark Foolscap with Five-Pointed Collar, with thread margins in a few places, otherwise trimmed to the platemark, skilfully set into a larger piece of laid, 213 x 279mm (8 3/8 x 10 7/8in)(PL)(unframed)
Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669) Studies of the head of Saskia and others Etching, 1636, a fine early impression of New Hollstein's first state of two, with fine zig-zag lines on the forehead of the woman lower centre and numerous fine wiping scratches, on laid, with thread margins, 151 x 126mm (5 7/8 x 4 7/8in)(PL)(unframed)
Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669) The Flight into Egypt: Small Plate Etching, 1633, a slightly worn impression of New Hollstein's first state of four, with the sulphur tinting visible in the upper part of the plate, trimmed just inside the platemark, 90 x 63mm (3 1/2 x 2 1/2in)(SH)next page
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