Auction 29.04.1999

Christie's
London, King Street

Date of the auction: 29.04.1999

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Charles Landseer, R.A. (1799-1878)

Charles Landseer, R.A. (1799-1878) THE HIGHCLIFFE ALBUM: SIR CHARLES STUART'S ENTOURAGE AND SEAMEN OF HMS WELLESLEY AND DIAMOND (1-31) [1-7] Seven Portraits: Mr. Charles Landseer [by Burchell]; Sir Charles Stuart; Lord Marcus Hill; Lieutenant Colonel Fremantle; Doctor Ridgway; Mr. Burchell; and

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £470,000 - £625,000

Date: 29 Apr 1999

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J. Masselat (fl. 1830s)

J. Masselat (fl. 1830s) Cte ouest de l'Isle de Fernando de Noronha [Brazil], le 26 janvier 2 heures signed and inscribed 'J. Masselat Cote ouest de l'Isle de fernando de Moronha Prise 10...5 milles a bord de la Vnus/le 26 janvier 2 heures' in the margin watercolour, unframed 7 x 9in. (19.1 x

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 29 Apr 1999

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William John Burchell (1781-1863)

William John Burchell (1781-1863) Houses on the Waterfront (Formosa Beach?), Rio de Janeiro inscribed with topographical notes, numbered '99', and dated '22.7.26' (lower right) pencil and watercolour, watermark J WHATMAN TURKEY MILL 1823 12 x 19in. (30.4 x 48.3cm

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 29 Apr 1999

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Eduard Hildebrandt (1818-1869)

Eduard Hildebrandt (1818-1869) Rua do Ouvidor, Rio de Janeiro signed 'E. Hildebrandt' (lower right), inscribed 'Rio de Janeiro' (lower left) watercolour 13.7/8 x 106in. (35.3 x 25.8cm

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 29 Apr 1999

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Brazilian School, 19th Century

Brazilian School, 19th Century The Empress Teresa Cristina of Brazil daguerrotype, lightly hand tinted, gilt surround plush-lined folding morocco case 4 x 3in. (12.1 x 8.7cm.) The daughter of King Francisco II of the two Sicilies, Teresa Maria Cristina de Bourbon married the Brazilian Emperor Don

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 29 Apr 1999

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J.B. Grenier (fl. 1864) and others

J.B. Grenier (fl. 1864) and others Souvenirs de Bahia, 1864-1868 An album of seventy-one albumen prints of Bahia, including twenty-five views of the town, numerous portraits and figure studies, the album cover with a pen and ink sketch of a scene in Bahia, signed and dated 'J.B. Grenier 1864' 15.5/8

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 29 Apr 1999

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Richard Seymour Kelly (1820-1873)

Richard Seymour Kelly (1820-1873) A British Man of War in Brazilian Waters watercolour, unframed 15 x 19in. (38.2 x 49.5cm

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 29 Apr 1999

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Richard Seymour Kelly (1820-1873)

Richard Seymour Kelly (1820-1873) Parahiba from the River, 1850 with inscription '-PARAHIBA. from the River.-/1850' on the reverse watercolour, unframed 16 x 21in. (40.7 x 54.7cm

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 29 Apr 1999

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Eliane Petit (1839-1886)

Eliane Petit (1839-1886) The Brazilian Flotilla of the Compagnie des Chargeurs Runis, 1880 signed and dated 'E. Petit/1880' (lower right) oil on canvas 40 x 60in. (101.6 x 152.4cm.) 1

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 29 Apr 1999

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Friedrich Hagedorn (1814-1889)

Friedrich Hagedorn (1814-1889) The Waterfall at Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro bodycolour 12 x 10in. (31.8 x 26.7cm.) with inscription 'Tijuca near B...ets' on the reverse, and with inscription 'Falls of Cascadinia/near Petropolis, Brazil/Painted by Hagadorne/for Frank's father/when they were at

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 29 Apr 1999

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Dino Mecatti (b. 1909)

Dino Mecatti (b. 1909) Brazilian Landscape signed 'D. Mecatti' (lower right) oil on canvas 20 x 23in. (50.8 x 59.7cm

Lot #: 35

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 29 Apr 1999

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Anton Goering (1836-1905) after Eduard Hildebrandt

Anton Goering (1836-1905) after Eduard Hildebrandt The Bay of Rio de Janeiro, looking from Santa Teresa over the Gloria, the Sugar Loaf beyond signed and dated 'A Goering/[k]opie1873/Hildebrandt' oil on canvas 9 x 12.1/8in. (23.5 x 30.8cm.) Possibly inspired by Hildebrandt's watercolour 'A Gloria

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 29 Apr 1999

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Huberti and Baer (photographers)

Huberti and Baer (photographers) A Panorama of Rio de Janeiro, 1912 five carbon prints in common mount 8 x 54in. (22.2 x 138.4cm.) overall

Lot #: 37

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 29 Apr 1999

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English School, 1924

English School, 1924 The Amazon: an album of 154 photographs including views of Para, the launch 'Majestic' on the Amazon, Mosquiero near Para, Aparahys, Cayapos, Carajas, Gavioes, Chavant-Opay and Itogapid Indians, including a portrait of the Brazilian explorer Agisilo Gillon with Itogapid Indians

Lot #: 38

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 29 Apr 1999

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Anton Goering (1836-1905)

Anton Goering (1836-1905) Vom Tropische Tieflande zum Ewigen Schnee. Ein Malerische schilderung des Schnsten Tropenlandes Venezuela . Leipzig: A. Fischer, 1890. 2 (437 x 315mm). Engraved map, 12 mounted chromoligraphic views, 54 text illustrations, mounted on guards throughout. (Some occasional

Lot #: 40

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 29 Apr 1999

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F. de Canta (19th Century)

F. de Canta (19th Century) Humboldt on the Orinoco signed 'F de Canta' (lower left) oil on canvas laid down on board 10 x 14.3/8in. (25.4 x 36.5cm

Lot #: 41

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 29 Apr 1999

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Attributed to Pierre-J. Benoit (1782-1854)

Attributed to Pierre-J. Benoit (1782-1854) A Procession, South America watercolour, unframed 5 x 17in. (12.9 x 18.4cm

Lot #: 42

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 29 Apr 1999

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Charles Bentley (1806-1854?)

Charles Bentley (1806-1854?) Christmas Cataract on the River Berbice, Guiana watercolour 11 x 15in. (27.9 x 40cm

Lot #: 43

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 29 Apr 1999

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French School, mid 19th Century

French School, mid 19th Century Souvenir de Buenos Aires, Republique Argentine An album of forty drawings and watercolours of Buenos Aires, Montevideo and environs 14 x 20in. (36.2 x 52.1cm.) overall

Lot #: 44

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 29 Apr 1999

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Thomas Jacques Somerscales (1842-1927)

Thomas Jacques Somerscales (1842-1927) Lowering the Tender oil on canvas 18 x 24in. (45.7 x 60.9cm

Lot #: 49

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 29 Apr 1999

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Guillaume DUPAIX.

Guillaume DUPAIX. Antiquits mexicaines. Relation des trois expditions.. ordonnes en 1805, 1806 et 1807, pour la recherche des antiquits du pays, notamment celles de Mitla et de Palenque, accompagn des dessins de Castaeda. Paris: Jules Didot l'ain for the Bureau des Antiquits Mexicaines, 1834-1844. 2

Lot #: 52

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 29 Apr 1999

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Mexican School, 19th Century

Mexican School, 19th Century The Road from Tacubaya to Chapultepec oil on panel 12 x 16.3/8in. (31.1 x 41.6cm

Lot #: 55

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 29 Apr 1999

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Pedro Federico Lehnert (1811-?)

Pedro Federico Lehnert (1811-?)] [ Album pintoresco de la Republica Mexicana : Mexico: Julio Michaud y Thomas, c. 1850]. Oblong 2 (331 x 492mm). 12 hand-coloured lithographs by Lehnert, and 27 tinted lithographic plates by Lehnert or Urbano Lopez. (Some discolouration and dampstaining to many

Lot #: 56

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 29 Apr 1999

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August Lohr (1843-1919)

August Lohr (1843-1919) The Palace of Chapultepec, Mexico City signed and dated 'August Lohr San Francisco 1899' (lower right), signed and dated 'August Lohr San Francisco 189.' on the canvas overlap below oil on canvas 44 x 68in. (112.3 x 174cm

Lot #: 57

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 29 Apr 1999

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Henri P.L.P. Blanchard (1805-1873)

Henri P.L.P. Blanchard (1805-1873) Bal a bord de la Crole la Havana remains of signature and date '.Blanchard/184' (lower left) oil on canvas 19 x 29in. (48.8 x 73.7cm

Lot #: 59

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 29 Apr 1999

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Adolphe Theodore Jules Martial Potmont (1828-1883)

Adolphe Theodore Jules Martial Potmont (1828-1883) Scenes in the West Indies all signed and dated 'Adolphe Potemont 1874' oil on paper laid down on board, unframed 10.3/8 x 13.3/8in. (26.3 x 33.9cm.) a set of four (4

Lot #: 61

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 29 Apr 1999

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A. Nelson (late 18th Century)

A. Nelson (late 18th Century) View of Hospital Hill, Grenada watercolour, unframed 12.3/8 x 19in. (31.4 x 48.9cm

Lot #: 62

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 29 Apr 1999

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English School, circa 1800

English School, circa 1800 Pigeon Island, St. Lucia watercolour, unframed 12.5/8 x 18.5/8in. (32.1 x 47.3cm

Lot #: 63

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 29 Apr 1999

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J.A. (19th Century)

J.A. (19th Century) St. George's, Grenada signed with monogram 'JA' (lower left) watercolour, unframed 7 x 10in. (19.1 x 25.4cm

Lot #: 65

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 29 Apr 1999

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Elizabeth Prince (19th Century)

Elizabeth Prince (19th Century) The Artist's Sister, Anne King, at Buff's Bay, Jamaica with inscription identifying the subject on an old label attached to the reverse watercolour, unframed 11.7/8 x 15in. (30.2 x 40cm

Lot #: 66

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 29 Apr 1999