Prints and Multiples

9 Dec 2014, starting at 14:00 GMT .

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Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471-1528) The Small Passion A set of 35 woodcuts, 1508-1510, from the total of 37, comprising seven with the Latin text of 1511, twenty-two without the Latin text and six copies by Johannes Mommard, including the title woodcut, generally good impressions, on laid, trimmed to or along the borderlines, some with thread margins, each taped along the outer sheet edge into a vellum-covered volume, each 127 x 98mm (5 x 3 7/8in)(PL); 270 x 190mm (vol)(35)

Giorgio Mantovano Ghisi (Italian, 1520-1582) Venus and Adonis Engraving, circa 1570, after Teodoro Ghisi, a fine impression of the second state of seven, with the artist's monogram 'GMF' and his brother's name on the plaque lower left, on laid, with thread margins, with a watermark of an anchor in a circle, 324 x 225mm (12 3/4 x 8 7/8in)(PL)

Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669) Peter and John healing the cripple at the gate of the temple Etching with drypoint, 1659, Bartsch's fourth state, (New Hollstein's fifth state of six), with the shadows reworked with a mezzotint rocker, visible on John's forehead, on the faces of the two standing bearded men, on the right edge of the beggar's arm and in the right foreground, on laid, with narrow margins, 180 x 215mm (7 1/8 x 8 1/2in)(PL)(unframed)

Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669) The Descent from the Cross: The Second Plate Etching and engraving, 1633, the fifth state (New Hollstein's sixth state) with the address of Justus Danckerts coarsely burnished from the lower margin but still partially visible, on laid, with small margins, 530 x 410mm (20 7/8 x 16 1/8in)(PL)(unframed)

Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669) The Great Jewish Bride Etching with drypoint, 1635, a fine impression of the fifth final state, with the horizontal lines to indicate the stone work in the right background and additional shading on the highlight on the wall behind her head, with traces of burr on the left hand and the right sleeve, with little to no signs of wear, on laid, with small margins, with a partial watermark of a double-headed eagle, 220 x 168mm (8 3/4 x 6 3/4in)(PL)

Joseph Mallord William Turner (British, 1775-1851) Liber Studiorum A collection of forty-eight etchings with mezzotint from the series, 1807-19, etched by the artist, engraved by Charles Turner, Henry Dawe, J.C. Easling, William Say, S.W. Reynolds, Thomas Hodgetts, Robert Dunkarton and the artist, including nine duplicates and nine works by Frank Short, seven signed in pencil, six produced after the original prints and three printed from the unpublished plates, together with two further unpublished plates: 'Glaucus and Scylla', printed in 1873 by W.G. Rawlinson in an edition of approximately 20-30 and 'Gloucester Cathedral', all printed in warm brown ink, various states, the majority on laid, most with wide margins and in soft card mounts, 210 x 295mm (8 1/4 x 11 5/8in)(average plate size)(49)(unframed)

After John Constable (British, 1776-1837) Various Subjects of Landscape Scenery, Characteristic of English Scenery The complete set of twenty-two mezzotints with etching and roulette, 1830-32, by David Lucas (1802-1881), reissued in 1833 together with another mezzotint of a portrait of Constable after Charles Robert Leslie, all included in Leslie's book 'Memoirs of the Life of John Constable', published in 1843, on wove with trimmed margins, loose within a brown leather volume, minus the text but including the list of plates, 165 x 228mm (6 1/2 x 9in)(PL); 280 x 380mm (23)(vol)

Giuseppe Vasi (Italian, 1710-1782) La Veduta della Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore dalla parte verso le quattro fontane; La Veduta della Basilica di San Paolo fuori delle mura ad adiacenze dal Monte Aventino e dal Fiume Tevere Two etchings of views of Rome, 1771, each on three joined sheets of wove, with a dedication below to Agesilao Bonanni of Corleone and an index of place names within the views, 1025 x 695mm (40 3/8 x 27 3/8in)(PL) 2

Joseph Banks (British, 1743-1820) Banks' Florilegium: Brazil Part XVI containing 23 engravings (plates 338-360), the first edition from the original 18th century plates, printed à la poupée, with additional hand colouring, each engraving with the blind-embossed title 'Banks Florilegium' and the plate number and set number 'EP3/3' in pencil lower left, a proof set before the edition of 100, each engraving with the blindstamps of the printer, publishers, publication date and pencil initials of the engraver lower right, on Somerset mould-made, in window mounts recording the names of the artist, engraver, plant names, place and publication date, together with title page, list of plates and colophon, printed at the Egerton Williams Studio, published in 1985 by Alecto Historical Editions in association with the British Museum (Natural History), London, in three hardback folders within a green solander box, 457 x 305mm (18 x 12in)(average plate size), 785 x 608mm (23)(folio)

Joseph Banks (British, 1743-1820) Banks' Florilegium: The Society Islands Part XXXI containing 23 engravings (plates 651-673), the first edition from the original 18th century plates, printed à la poupée, with additional hand colouring, each engraving with the blindstamps of the printer, publishers and publication date and the pencil initials of the engraver lower right, also with the blindstamp title 'Banks Florilegium' and the plate and edition number 83/100 in pencil lower left, on Somerset mould-made, in window mounts recording the names of the artist, engraver, plant names, place and publication date, together with title page, list of plates and colophon, printed at the Egerton Williams Studio, published in 1988 by Alecto Historical Editions in association with the British Museum (Natural History), London, contained in three hardback folders within a green solander box, 467 x 305mm (18 x 12in)(average plate size); overall 785 x 608mm (30 7/8 x 23 7/8in)(23)(folio)

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