Prints and Multiples

18 Dec 2017, starting at 14:00 GMT .

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Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720-1778) Grotteschi The complete set of four etchings with engraving and drypoint, 1745-47, on laid papers, watermarks Fleur-de-Lys in a circle, The Skeletons (R. 21) second state (of five),The Triumphal Arch (R.22) first state (of five), The Tomb of Nero (R. 23) third state (of six) and The Monumental Tablet (R. 24) second state (of four), a uniform set of fine impressions, printing with strong contrasts and clarity, from the Second Edition, First Issue, printed in Rome, circa 1750, with wide margins, all with the usual central vertical fold, R.22 with two skilfully repaired tears in the top right margin, some scattered pale foxing, generally all in very good condition Plate 390 x 540mm, Sheet 494 x 675 (4 unframed)

Pier Leone Ghezzi (Italian, 1674-1755) Monkeys Two etchings, fine impressions of apparently unrecorded works, on laid paper, trimmed just inside the platemark, sheet 79 x 70mm; together with a Dirk Maes etching Le Manège (H3), plate three from The Riding School, on laid paper, watermark Strasbourg Lily, trimmed to the left platemark, the other sides with thread margins, plate 208 x 244mm, in good condition (3 unframed)

Francois Robert Ingouf (French, 1747-1812) La Fille confusé Etching and engraving after Greuze, 1773, a proof before letters, on heavy laid paper, with small margins, plate 360 x 388mm; together with two Abraham Bosse etching and engravings, Donner à manger (D.50) and Donner à boire (D.51) from The Seven Acts of Mercy, circa 1635, first states (of two), with the names of the artist and the publisher Le Blond, on watermarked laid, with margins, plate 260 x 332mm, with faint time staining and small paper repairs to the Bosse etchings, otherwise in good condition (3 unframed)

Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746-1828) Los Caprichos The complete set of eighty etchings with aquatint, 1799, on wove paper, from the Fifth Edition of 210 copies, printed at the Calcografica for the Real Academia, Madrid, 1881-6, bound at the upper sheet edge, within the original cream pasteboard covers, with the Self-Portrait of plate one on the front, several plates with extensive pale foxing in the margins, pale time staining, worn coversOverall 345 x 250mm.

James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903) The Little Mast, from the First Venice Set Etching and drypoint, 1879-80, on laid paper, a very good impression of Glasgow's final, eighth state, printed with plate tone, signed with the butterfly and inscribed 'imp' in pencil on the tab lower left, sandwich-mounted Plate 262 x 184mm.

Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson A.R.A (British, 1889-1946) La Butte Montmartre Drypoint and aquatint, 1922, on laid paper, signed in pencil, the full sheet, with time and light-staining, generally in good conditionPlate 234 x 194mm., Sheet 387 x 287mm.

Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson A.R.A (British, 1889-1946) From Waterloo Bridge - Sun bursting through Fog Drypoint and aquatint, 1924-6, on cream watermarked laid paper, signed in pencil, from an edition of 40, the full sheet, some foxing, time and mount staining Plate 275 x 175mm., Sheet 398 x 270mm.

Sybil Andrews CPE (British/Canadian, 1898-1992) The Giant Cable Linocut printed in cobalt blue, venetian red, viridian and Chinese blue, 1931, a very good impression of the first state with the pale blue background, on buff oriental laid tissue, signed and numbered 9/50 in pencil in the upper left, with margins, in good condition Block 312 x 426mm., Sheet 373 x 480mm. (unframed)

Cyril Edward Power (British, 1872-1951) The Tube Staircase Linocut printed in yellow, cobalt blue and black, 1929, on buff oriental laid tissue, an excellent richly inked impression, signed and titled in pencil in the lower left, a proof aside from the numbered edition of fifty, with margins, in good condition Block 444 x 256mm., Sheet 540 x 295mm. (unframed)

Cyril Edward Power (British, 1872-1951) Tube Station Linocut printed in yellow ochre, spectrum red, permanent blue, viridian and Chinese blue, circa 1932, on buff oriental laid tissue, an excellent richly inked impression, signed, titled and numbered 57/60 in pencil lower centre, with margins, in good conditionBlock 258 x 295mm., Sheet 310 x 395mm. (unframed)

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