Prints and Multiples

15 Dec 2020, starting at 14:00 GMT .

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Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528) The Virgin with the swaddled Child Engraving, 1520, on laid paper, without a watermark, a fine Meder a impression, trimmed on or just inside the platemark, with two skilful minor repairs, otherwise in good conditionSheet 143 x 960mm. (5 5/8 x 3 7/8in.)

Hendrick Goltzius (1558-1617) The Passion Volume containing the complete set of 12 engravings, 1596-8, the first state (of two) before the address of de Wit, with watermark Crest with Fleur-de-lys and letters CVL, together with three further engravings, a copy of plate 7 in reverse, Judith and Holofernes after Bartholomeus Spranger (B.272, H.317), Portrait of Goltzius by E.de Boulonois, bound in leather-covered boards, 268 x 198mm (vol); after Hendrick Goltzius Ovid's Metamorphoses (B.31-82, H.508-559), the set of 52 engravings by various engravers, 1589-1615, bound in paper-covered boards and slipcase, 200 x 280mm (vol); Philips Galle after Maerten van Heemskerck Acta Apostolorum (H.206-240), the set of 35 engravings, 1575; together with after Stradanus engravings of biblical subjects by various artists, bound in brown leather-covered boards, 250 x 340mm (vol), good impressions, on laid paper, with small margins or trimmed to the platemark or borderline (3 Vols)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778) Seven Plates, from Vedute di Roma Veduta della Piazza della Rotonda, state III of VII, Veduta del Sito, ov'era l'antico Foro Romano, state III of VII, Veduta del Romano Campidoglio con scalinata che va alla Chiesa d'Araceli, state II of V, Veduta della Dogana di Terra a Piazza di Pietra, state III of VI, Veduta della Piazza del Popolo, state III of VII, Veduta del Palazzo Odescalchi, state II of V, Veduta del Castello dell'Acqua Felice, state II of V, on heavy laid paper, watermark Fleur-de-lys in circle (H.3), with wide margins, trimmed upper sheet edges, light-staining and foxing, generally in good conditionPlates 410 x 545mm. (16 1/8 x 21 1/2in.);Sheets 530 x 732mm. (20 7/8 x 28 7/8in)(7)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778) Six Plates, from: Vedute di Roma Veduta del Castello dell'Acqua Paola sul Monte Aureo, state II of V, Veduta del Campidoglio di Fianco, state II of VI, Veduta della vasta Fontana di Trevi, state III of VII, Veduta dell'Atrio del Portico di Ottavia, state IV of VII, Tempi del Sole e della Luna, state III of VI, Arco di Settimio Severo, state III of VI, on heavy laid paper, watermark Fleur-de-lys in circle (H.3), with wide margins, trimmed upper sheet edges, light-staining and foxing, generally in good condition Plates 410 x 545mm. (16 1/8 x 21 1/2in.);Sheets 530 x 732mm. (20 7/8 x 28 7/8in.)(6)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778) Seven Plates, from Vedute di Roma Veduta della Curia Ostilia, state III of VI, Veduta degli Avanzi del Tablino della Casa Aurea di Nerone, state III of VI, Veduta del Tempio della Fortuna Virile, state III of VII, Veduta del Tempio d'Antonio e Faustina in Campo Vaccino, state III of VI, Colonna Trajana, state III of VII, Veduta della Piazza di Monte Cavallo, state IV of VI, Veduta di Piazza Navona, state IV of VII, on heavy laid paper, watermark Fleur-de-lys in circle (H.3), with wide margins, trimmed upper sheet edges, light-staining and foxing, generally in good condition Plates 410 x 545mm. (16 1/8 x 21 1/2in.); Sheets 530 x 732mm. (20 7/8 x 28 7/8in.)(7)

Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn (1606-1669) The Angel departing from the Family of Tobias Etching, 1641, on laid paper, a very good impression of New Hollstein's eighth state (of nine), still printing clearly and with contrasts, with small margins, in good conditionPlate 103 x 154mm. (4 x 6 1/8in.);Sheet 111 x 157mm. (4 3/8 x 6 1/8in.)

Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn (1606-1669) The Baptism of the Eunuch Etching, 1641, on laid paper, without watermark, New Hollstein's second state (of four), the image trimmed 7mm. inside the right platemark, with small margins on the other three sides, otherwise in good condition Sheet 194 x 208mm. (7 5/8 x 8 1/8in.)

Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn (1606-1669) Sheet of Studies: Head of the Artist, a Beggar Couple, Heads of an Old Man and Old Woman Etching, 1632, on laid paper, without watermark, a very good impression of New Hollstein's second, final state, with thread margins, in good condition, framedPlate 100 x 105mm. (3 3/4 x 4 1/8in.); Sheet 102 x 107mm. (4 x 4 2/8in.)

Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn (1606-1669) Jan Lutma, Goldsmith Etching, engraving and drypoint, 1656, on laid paper, without a watermark, the fourth state (of five), with narrow margins, in good condition Plate 196 x 150mm. (7 3/4 x 5 7/8in.);Sheet 200 x 151mm. (7 7/8 x 6in.)

James Ensor (1860-1949) Le Jardin d'Amour (Minnetuin) Etching with extensive hand-colouring in watercolour and gouache, 1888, on simili-japan paper, signed in pencil, countersigned in pencil verso, an impression of the third and final state, with margins, with time, mount and light-staining, the colours slightly attenuated but still good, framedPlate 117 x 80mm. (4 5/8 x 3 1/8in.); Sheet 226 x 156mm. (8 7/8 x 6 1/8in.)

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