Prints and Multiples

8 Jun 2016, starting at 13:00 BST.

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Adriaen Jansz. van Ostade (Dutch, 1610-1685) The Smoker and the Drinker (B., Holl., G. 24a) Etching, circa 1682, on laid, the second state of five, before the fine close lines in the shadows, 78 x 62 mm (3 x 2 3/8in)(PL)

Adriaen Jansz. van Ostade (Dutch, 1610-1685) The Hunchbacked Fiddler (B., Holl., G. 44) Etching, 1654, on laid, probably the fifth state of six after the shading to basket next to the cellar door, 162 x 144 mm (6 1/4 x 5 7/8in)(PL)

Cornelis Pietersz Bega (Dutch, circa 1631-1664) The Peasant Lighting his Pipe Etching on laid, the second state of four, 113 x 88mm (4 1/2 x 3 1/2in)(PL); together with 'The Young Mother' (B., Holl. 30), on laid, the second state of two, 140 x 116mm (5 1/2 x 4 1/2in)(PL) 2

Giorgio Mantovano Ghisi (Italian, 1520-1582) Prophets and Sibyls Five engravings after Michelangelo, entitled 'Prophet Jeremiah', 'Prophet Joel', 'Persian Sibyl', 'Eritrean Sibyl', 'Prophet Ezekiel', early 1570s, four are first state impressions before the monogram, date and publisher details, 'Joel' is a second state also before the monogram and publisher details of Nicholas van Aelst, each printed on two sheets of laid joined horizontally, with a watermark of a lamb and flag, with the British Museum blindstamp, trimmed to or just inside the platemark, 573 x 432mm (22 1/2 x 17in)(PL) 5 unframed

Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, Bt., ARA, RWS (British, 1833-1898) The Knight Enters the Briar Wood, from The Legend of Briar Rose Photogravure, 1892, on wove, signed in pencil, published by Thomas Agnew, with the Printsellers Association blindstamp, with margins, 416 x 825mm (16 3/8 x 32 1/2in)(PL)

Samuel Palmer (British, 1805-1881) Collection of Four Etchings 'The Weary Ploughman', 1858, fifth state of eight, with two lines of cloud across the left edge of the moon and vertical shading above it, on chine appliqué, 190 x 260mm (7 1/2 x 10 1/4in)(PL), 'The Early Ploughman', 1861, fifth state of nine, with the third cypress sharply pointed and the patch of white on the ploughman's head now shaded, on cream laid with a red outside edge, as issued in 'Etching and Etchers' in 1868, 172 x 252mm (6 3/4 x 10in)(SH), 'The Herdsman's Cottage', 1850, final second state with the initials 'SP' lower left, as published in 'Etching and Etchers' in 1880, on thick laid with wide margins, 124 x 102mm (4 7/8 x 4in)(PL), 'The Lonely Tower', probably an impression taken after the restoration of the cancelled plate, showing minor alterations, on laid, with margins, 135 x 190mm (5 3/8 x 7 1/2in)(PL)(4)(3 unframed)

Samuel Palmer (British, 1805-1881) Collection of Six Etchings 'Opening the Fold', eighth state with the verse below, 150 x 215mm (5 7/8 x 8 1/2in)(PL), 'Homeward Star', 'Cypress Grove', 'Sepulchre', 'Moeris & Galatea', all second state impressions with the verse below, as published in the second edition of 'An English Edition of the Eclogues of Virgil' in 1884, on thick watermarked cream laid, with margins and 'TPL' blindstamp, 133 x 287mm (5 1/4 x 11 1/4in)(PL), together with 'The Early Ploughman', 1861, probably the fifth state of nine, with the third cypress sharply pointed and the patch of white on the ploughman's head now shaded, on laid, trimmed inside plate, 155 x 220mm (6 1/8 x 8 5/8in)(SH)(6)(unframed)

Samuel Palmer (British, 1805-1881) Collection of Four Etchings 'The Early Ploughman', 1861, fifth state of nine, with the third cypress sharply pointed and the patch of white on the ploughman's head now shaded, on cream laid with a red outside edge, as issued in 'Etching and Etchers' in 1868, 172 x 243mm (6 3/4 x 9 1/2in)(SH), 'The Weary Ploughman', final eighth state with the number 4 in lower margin, as published in 'A Selection of Etchings by the Etching Club' in 1865, on chine appliqué, 190 x 260mm (7 1/2 x 10 1/4in)(PL), 'The Herdsman's Cottage', final second state with the initials 'SP' lower left, on thick laid with wide margins, as published in 'Etching and Etchers' in 1880, 124 x 102mm (4 7/8 x 4in)(PL), 'Moeris & Galatea', second state with the verse below, as published in the second edition of 'An English Version of the Eclogues of Virgil' in 1884, on thick watermarked laid, with margins, 135 x 190mm (5 3/8 x 7 1/2in)(PL)(4)(3 unframed)

Samuel Palmer (British, 1805-1881) Collection of Three Etchings 'The Herdsman's Cottage', 1850, final second state, with the initials 'SP' lower left, possibly a proof with pencil annotation in the artist's hand below, before publication in 'The Portfolio' in 1872, on india paper attached to wove, 124 x 102mm (4 7/8 x 4in)(PL), 'The Sleeping Shepherd', final fourth state with the printed signature and number 5 in lower margin, as published in 'Etchings for the Art Union of London by the Etching Club' in 1857, on chine appliqué, 125 x 105mm (4 7/8 x 4 1/8in)(PL), 'The Morning of Life', final seventh state, with letters 'Samuel Palmer.The Morning of Life.13' in the lower margin, as published in 'Etchings for the Art Union of London by the Etching Club' in 1872, on chine appliqué, with wide margins, 145 x 215mm (5 3/4 x 8 1/2in)(PL)(3)(unframed)

Walter Richard Sickert A.R.A. (British, 1860-1942) A Collection Three etchings including 'Mother and Daughter', 1915, final third state, with the Carfax address and 'Sickert del et sc.' in italics in the lower margin and the plate reduced, signed in pencil, 159 x 84mm (PL), 'Sussex Place, Regent's Park', 1920, final third state, with 'Sickert '20' etched in the plate and the publisher details below, on laid, 180 x 213mm (PL), and 'The Hanging Gardens', 1929, final third state, with the title and publisher details below and plate reduced, all on laid, with margins, 177 x 111mm (7 x 4 3/8in)(PL)(3)

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