Auction 14.12.2018

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Date of the auction: 14.12.2018

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[Couple looking at each other, holding each other's arms]. Early 18th c Drawing, sanguine pencil, x cm, laid paper (cut from a larger sheet, with some very light sketching on edges). In the style of the Flemish painter Jan Josef Horemans (1682–1759), known for genre scenes but also for portraits and

Lot #: 1

Estimate: €150 - €250

Date: 14 Dec 2018

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[Crucifixion]. 18th c Drawing, sanguine pencil, 30,4 x 19,7 cm, Dutch watermarked laid paper. Stuck by the left side on hard framed paper. Prov. [Georges Petit

Lot #: 2

Estimate: €200 - €300

Date: 14 Dec 2018

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XAVERY, Gérard Joseph Het Italjaansch tooneel voortreffelyk in verbeeldingen uytgevoert [...]. Verrykt met Nederduytsche en Fransche vaarzen door Florentius H.J. van Halen. Amsterdam, P. Schenk, [1st half 18th c.] Folio: engr. title, numbered engr. ff. (some minor soiling). Cont. overl. vellum

Lot #: 3

Estimate: €1,000 - €1,500

Date: 14 Dec 2018

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"Bydichten op Hollandsche spreekwoorden, in zesennegentigh Konstprinten af-gebeeldt door Visscher”. [Amsterdam?, c. “A collection of Emblems by Visscher” (front flyleaf), consisting of a manuscript title (within double ruled border) and ff. (pencil foliation) with pp. with Dutch verses in manuscript

Lot #: 4

Estimate: €200 - €300

Date: 14 Dec 2018

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LEYDEN, Lucas van The conversion of St. Paul. Engraving, 28,2 x 40,5 cm (trimmed to the platemark); monogr. and date in a tablet below. Under passe-partout, glass and frame (not unframed). 4th and last state: the plate reworked so that the lines differ somewhat from the original. "In this

Lot #: 5

Estimate: €2,500 - €3,000

Date: 14 Dec 2018

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NIELS, J. [Vase of flowers, with some insects]. Watercolour, 35,5 x 44,5 cm, wove paper with black painted frame, signed and dated (important lack in the frame, wormholes in the left side, sl. rubbed on the right, torn in the lower right side). Very fragile. Prov. [Georges Petit

Lot #: 6

Estimate: €50 - €60

Date: 14 Dec 2018

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REMBRANDT, Harmensz. van Rijn S. Jerome kneeling in prayer, looking down. Etching, 11,3 x 8 cm, laid paper x 8,5 cm; signed and dated in top right (sl. brown., sm. white stain to the right). Under glass and old style carved frame (not unframed). 2nd state, with the signature and date very faint

Lot #: 7

Estimate: €2,000 - €2,500

Date: 14 Dec 2018

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After DE VOS, Maarten Scenes of the life of Christ. 17th c. Suite of 5 engravings publ. by Visscher, 20,5 x cm (various margins); engr. numbers 1-5 and Latin captions. Formerly bound (gilt topedges). Some sm. stains otherwise good condition. From "Theatrum Biblicum" (?): Mary Magdalene meets the

Lot #: 8

Estimate: €100 - €150

Date: 14 Dec 2018

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BOEL, Peter De reeks der verschillende vogels (diversi uccelli). Afgedrukt van de oorspronkelijke koperen platen. Anvers, Museum Plantin-Moretus, [s.] 6 eaux-fortes, serpentes légendées. En ff., sous chemise postérieure (étiq. de titre en français cons.). Réimpression, sur les cuivres conservés au

Lot #: 9

Estimate: €80 - €100

Date: 14 Dec 2018

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COLLAERT the young, Hans [Views of the environs of Brussels]: 2 etchings (in 1st state ?). 2 (of etchings, x cm, titled on the upper right corner, unsigned and unnumbered. Stuck by edges under passepartout. (1). "De Laserije onderwegen Schuet" [The leprosarium on the road to Scheut].-- ("STal van

Lot #: 10

Estimate: €200 - €250

Date: 14 Dec 2018

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COPPENS, Augustin Two suites relating to Brussels. Obl. folio. Mounted on stubs and bound in 1 vol., 19th-c. half green leather, double gilt rule on green cloth covers (sl. rubbed), flat spine titled "Ruines de Bruxelles" (sl. rubbed). Perspectives des ruines de la ville de Bruxelles designées au

Lot #: 11

Estimate: €800 - €1,000

Date: 14 Dec 2018

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[Smiling seated satyre]. 17th c Drawing, sanguine pencil, 53,5 x 38,5 cm, laid paper, unsigned (sm. lacks of paper at corners, upper right corner slightly stained). Prov. [Georges Petit

Lot #: 12

Estimate: €400 - €500

Date: 14 Dec 2018

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Sphere of Philippe de CHAMPAIGNE [The Assumption of Virgin Mary]. 17th c Drawing, black stone and pencil, grey ink wash, silverpoint, 48,5 x cm (middle horiz. fold line, some tiny spots, tear in the upper side, ms. mention of a price at bottom). Presumably a preparatory drawing for a print (book

Lot #: 13

Estimate: €1,300 - €1,600

Date: 14 Dec 2018

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DEMARTEAU, Gilles "La France témoigne son affection à la ville de Liège. Gravé par Demarteau en 1775". [After Ch.-N. Cochin]. [Liège, Drawing with grid, charcoal, 21,2 x 14,3 cm (visible dimension), ms. mention at bottom (see title). Stuck by edges under framed passepartout. Preparatory drawing with

Lot #: 14

Estimate: €300 - €400

Date: 14 Dec 2018

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After DEMARTEAU, Gilles "La Justice protège les Arts". [After Ch.-N. Cochin]. 18th c Drawing, sanguine pen & pencil, 35,6 x 23,4 cm, laid paper, framed, title written with sanguine pen beneath. Mounted by corners on framed paper. Presumably a copy, in same direction, of the drawing or the etching "à

Lot #: 15

Estimate: €400 - €500

Date: 14 Dec 2018

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After or by DEMARTEAU, Gilles [Seated girl holding a basket and looking at a dog. Hens and dove at her sides. [After Jean-Baptiste Huet]]. 18th c Drawing, sanguine & black pencil, 28,5 x 22,6 cm, unsigned, black framed laid paper (dark spots on upper margin). After Jean-Baptiste Huet (Paris

Lot #: 16

Estimate: €200 - €300

Date: 14 Dec 2018

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After or by DEMARTEAU, Gilles [Seated girl with a basket at her bare feet. [After François Boucher]]. 18th c Drawing, sanguine pencil, x cm. Underlaid on ink-framed paper. For an engraving after François Boucher (Paris 1703-1770). Ref. Pierrette Jean-Richard.- L'oeuvre gravé de François Boucher dans

Lot #: 17

Estimate: €200 - €300

Date: 14 Dec 2018

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DORIGNY, Nicolas [Psyches et Amoris nuptiae]. [After Raphaël Urbino]. Rome, Domenico de Rossi, [3 (of etchings, x 66,5 cm + wide margins, numbered 8 (central fold, edges sl. soiled, marg. foxing esp. on n. 8 with large spots). Under passepartout. Ref. http://www.britishmuseum.org

Lot #: 18

Estimate: €200 - €300

Date: 14 Dec 2018

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Around the DUVIVIER family ? [Right profile portrait of a young man, hair tied in the back of the neck]. 18th c Drawing, sanguine pencil, x cm. Stuck by edges on a framed passepartout. Face in a numbered grid of x cases, maybe a preparation for a cameo or a medal work ? Perhaps this beautiful

Lot #: 19

Estimate: €100 - €150

Date: 14 Dec 2018

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[LÉPICIÉ, Nicolas Bernard] [Study of the back of a naked man, on his knees, in a torsion]. 18th c Drawing, charcoal pencil over sanguine & white sketched lines, x 33,5 cm (right upper corner lacking, horiz. fold in the middle). On gilt framed paper sheet, 19th-c. wooden frame with gilt moulding

Lot #: 20

Estimate: €900 - €1,200

Date: 14 Dec 2018

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Circle or Attributable to PERNET, Jean-Henry Alexandre 2 sheets of landscapes with antique ruins. 18th c Drawing, black pen enhanced with sanguine line drawing, circular, diameter cm, laid paper. Stuck by 2 points on paper. Prov. [Georges Petit

Lot #: 21

Estimate: €650 - €800

Date: 14 Dec 2018

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[Seated woman, holding playing cards]. 18th c Drawing, sanguine pencil, 22,5 x 16,8 cm, laid paper (black pencil sketch of two women at right corner). In the style of the French draughtman Jacques André Portail (Brest 1695-1759). Prov. [Georges Petit

Lot #: 22

Estimate: €100 - €150

Date: 14 Dec 2018

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By or after SILVESTRE, Israël Made-up volume. 17th c engravings, various sizes, 9 with large margins bound at the begin. of the album, the others underlaid or pasted by corners on ff.; most with names and captions, 1 with handwritten caption (some stains, some sm. defects to margins or corners

Lot #: 23

Estimate: €1,200 - €1,500

Date: 14 Dec 2018

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STELLA-BOUSSONET, Claudine [Passio Christi]. [After Jacques Stella]. Set of engravings (chisels ?), numbered (error in the name Cluadia for Claudia on pl. 1 & 4). Upper margins pasted on blue paper. 1st state (without captions, with engr. mention "N. Poussin inv. et pinx." and "Claudia Stella sc

Lot #: 24

Estimate: €150 - €200

Date: 14 Dec 2018

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TINNEY, John. After Le Brun, Charles Expressions of the passions of the soul. Engraved by John Tinney. London, J. Tinney, [c. Folio: engr. title-1 f. text-ff. pls (some spotting and staining, sm. hole through text of pls 19-21). Burgundy shagreen, flat spine, marbl. endpapers (sl. rubbed). Good

Lot #: 25

Estimate: €300 - €500

Date: 14 Dec 2018

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[Christ before Caiaphas]. S.d Sepia ink pen and wash, 10,2 x 7,3 cm; not signed (left lower corner sl. rounded, tiny marg. defects, old traces on verso). Stuck by upper corner under passe-partout. Beautiful finely executed drawing representing Christ surrounded by soldiers, standing in front of

Lot #: 26

Estimate: €300 - €500

Date: 14 Dec 2018

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DÜRER, Albrecht, after Knight, Death and Devil. S.d Tool engraving, 24,3 x 18,5 cm (good margins); with monogr., without the date Old traces on verso. Later deceptive copy in the same direction. Still impressive picture. Ref. Cp. Hollstein VII, p. Prov. Collector's stamp on verso

Lot #: 27

Estimate: €200 - €300

Date: 14 Dec 2018

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GRAF, Urs La Passion de Jésus-Christ. S.d Suite de gravures sur bois incluant 4 pp. en double, +/- 21/x 15/cm (avec marges ou rognées au TC); monogr., verso blanc (ou avec texte en latin (ou en allemand (10), 6 pp. partiellement rehaussées (qqs manques angulaires, qqs trous ou galeries de ver, qqs

Lot #: 28

Estimate: €1,000 - €1,400

Date: 14 Dec 2018

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MERIAN, Anna Maria Sibylla [Metamorphosis of a brown butterfly (a.o. pupa, chrysalis, caterpillar, adult). With a blooming tree branch]. Gouache, 19,8 x 16,3 cm, parchment. Left side pasted on hard paper with drawn frame and mention "Maria Sibylle Merian 1647-1717

Lot #: 29

Estimate: €4,000 - €5,000

Date: 14 Dec 2018

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BOSSI, Giacomo. After Grassi, Luigi "Santa Barbara dei Librai". 18th c Copper engr., x cm + margins. From a painting by Luigi Grassi in the church of Santa Barbara dei Librai in Rome, granted to the confraternity of the bookmakers (bookbinders, publishers and scribes) in

Lot #: 30

Estimate: €100 - €150

Date: 14 Dec 2018