British Mezzotints and Printed Handkerchiefs from the Collection of the Honourable Christopher Lennox-Boyd

Christie's
12 March 2008, London, South Kensington

Date of the auction: 12.03.2008

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William Humphrey, Publisher

William Humphrey, Publisher
A Scene in the Park. Dr Tiptoe, the Essence of a fine Old Gentleman & Miss Prim the Quintessence of a Fine Young Lady
William Humphrey, Publisher A Scene in the Park. Dr Tiptoe, the Essence of a fine Old Gentleman & Miss Prim the Quintessence of a Fine Young Lady

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £250 - £350

Date: 12 Mar 2008

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After John Collet

After John Collet
Miss too much for him, or John not master of Sixteen Stone
After John Collet Miss too much for him, or John not master of Sixteen Stone mezzotint on laid paper, extensively handcoloured with watercolour and gouache, good impression with narrow margins, published by R.Sayer

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 12 Mar 2008

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Robert Sayer & John Bennett, Publishers

Robert Sayer & John Bennett, Publishers
A Scene in Kensington Gardens
Robert Sayer & John Bennett, Publishers A Scene in Kensington Gardens mezzotint on laid paper, extensively handcoloured with watercolour and gouache, good impression with narrow margins, laid down, published London, 1787 unframed

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £250 - £350

Date: 12 Mar 2008

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Bowles & Carver, Publishers

Bowles & Carver, Publishers
An Ordinary on Sunday's at Two O'Clock
Bowles & Carver, Publishers An Ordinary on Sunday's at Two O'Clock mezzotint on laid paper, extensively handcoloured with watercolour and gouache, with margins, published London, 1792 unframed P. 13 15/16 x 9 7/8in. (35.4 x 25.1cm

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 12 Mar 2008

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Carington Bowles, Publishers

Carington Bowles, Publishers
A Flat between Two Sharps - Law is like new fashion, folks are bewitched to get into it, - It is also like bad weather, most people are very glad when they get out of it.
Carington Bowles, Publishers A Flat between Two Sharps - Law is like new fashion, folks are

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £250 - £350

Date: 12 Mar 2008

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Carington Bowles, Publishers

Carington Bowles, Publishers
A Country Attorney and his Clients
Carington Bowles, Publishers A Country Attorney and his Clients mezzotint on laid paper, extensively handcoloured with watercolour and gouache, with margins, published London, 1785 P. 13 13/16 x 9 13/16in. (35.1 x 24.9cm

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £250 - £350

Date: 12 Mar 2008

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Carington Bowles, Publishers, after R.Dighton

Carington Bowles, Publishers, after R.Dighton
The Contrast - Ve ave beat a you Dam-mi-na-bly - You Lye Damnably
Carington Bowles, Publishers, after R.Dighton The Contrast - Ve ave beat a you Dam-mi-na-bly - You Lye Damnably mezzotint on laid paper, extensively handcoloured with watercolour and

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £250 - £350

Date: 12 Mar 2008

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Carington Bowles, Publishers

Carington Bowles, Publishers
A Lawyer and his Agent
Carington Bowles, Publishers A Lawyer and his Agent mezzotint on laid paper, extensively handcoloured with watercolour and gouache, with narrow margins, published London, 1793 unframed P. 13 15/16 x 9 13/16in. (35.4 x 25cm

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 12 Mar 2008

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Carington Bowles, Publishers

Carington Bowles, Publishers
The Paintress of Maccaroni's
Carington Bowles, Publishers The Paintress of Maccaroni's mezzotint on laid paper extensively handcoloured with watercolour and gouache, with margins, published London, 1772 unframed P. 13 15/16 x 9 15/16in. (35.4 x 25.2cm

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £250 - £350

Date: 12 Mar 2008

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Francis Adams, Publisher

Francis Adams, Publisher
Timothy Lustering the Spouter waked out of his Reverie
Francis Adams, Publisher Timothy Lustering the Spouter waked out of his Reverie mezzotint on laid paper, good impression with margins, published London, 1772 P. 14 x 9 7/8in. (35.5 x 25cm

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 12 Mar 2008

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Carington Bowles, Publishers

Carington Bowles, Publishers
A pleasing Method of rouzing the Doctor - or a Tythe Pig no bad sight
Carington Bowles, Publishers A pleasing Method of rouzing the Doctor - or a Tythe Pig no bad sight mezzotint on laid paper, good impression, with narrow margins on 3 sides and trimmed just inside the

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £250 - £350

Date: 12 Mar 2008

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Robert Sayer and John Bennett, Publishers

Robert Sayer and John Bennett, Publishers
Some well known Characters coming from Covent-Garden Play-House
Robert Sayer and John Bennett, Publishers Some well known Characters coming from Covent-Garden Play-House mezzotint on laid paper, fine rich impression, early proof before title, with title

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 12 Mar 2008

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Richard Purcell (fl.1744-1766), after Philip Mercier

Richard Purcell (fl.1744-1766), after Philip Mercier
The Seasons: Spring; Summer; Autumn; and Winter
Richard Purcell (fl.1744-1766), after Philip Mercier The Seasons: Spring; Summer; Autumn; and Winter mezzotints on laid paper, good impressions, the set of four, with margins, published by R.Sayer

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 12 Mar 2008

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Richard Houston (1721-1775), after Philip Mercier

Richard Houston (1721-1775), after Philip Mercier
The Four Elements: Earth; Air; Fire; and Water
Richard Houston (1721-1775), after Philip Mercier The Four Elements: Earth; Air; Fire; and Water mezzotints on laid paper, good impressions, the set of four, with margins, published by R.Sayer, London

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 12 Mar 2008

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Johann Jakob Haid, Publisher

Johann Jakob Haid, Publisher
Mr Powell of Sebbing in Essex.
Johann Jakob Haid, Publisher Mr Powell of Sebbing in Essex. mezzotint on laid paper, good impression with margins, published by J.J.Haid unframed P. 16 1/16 x 11 5/16in. (40.8 x 28.7cm

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 12 Mar 2008

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James McArdell (1729-1765), after David Ogbourne

James McArdell (1729-1765), after David Ogbourne
Mr Edward Bright late of Malden in Essex
James McArdell (1729-1765), after David Ogbourne Mr Edward Bright late of Malden in Essex mezzotint on laid paper, good impression with margins, published by J. Bowles, 1750 unframed P. 13 15/16 x 9 13/16in

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 12 Mar 2008

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Valentine Green (1739-1813), after Thomas Gainsborough, R.A....

Valentine Green (1739-1813), after Thomas Gainsborough, R.A.
David Garrick Esq.
Valentine Green (1739-1813), after Thomas Gainsborough, R.A. David Garrick Esq. mezzotint on laid paper, first state of two, scratch letter proof, fine rich impression with narrow margins, published by J.Boydell, London

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 12 Mar 2008

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Believed to be by Robert Edge Pine (1730-1788)

Believed to be by Robert Edge Pine (1730-1788)
The Death Mask of David Garrick
Believed to be by Robert Edge Pine (1730-1788) The Death Mask of David Garrick mezzotint on laid paper, early scratch letter proof, extremely rare, published by R.E.Pine, Bath, 1779 unframed P. 9 7/16 x 6 1/8in. (23.9 x

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 12 Mar 2008

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Edward Fisher (1730-1785), after Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A....

Edward Fisher (1730-1785), after Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A.
Garrick between Tragedy and Comedy
Edward Fisher (1730-1785), after Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A. Garrick between Tragedy and Comedy mezzotint on laid paper with narrow margins, published by E.Fisher, J.Boydell, E.Bakewell & H.Parker

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 12 Mar 2008

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Butler Clowes (d.1782)

Butler Clowes (d.1782)
Mr Dibdin in the Character of Mungo, in the Celebrated Opera of the Padlock. "Me wish to my Heart me was Dead, Dead, Dead."
Butler Clowes (d.1782) Mr Dibdin in the Character of Mungo, in the Celebrated Opera of the Padlock. "Me wish to my Heart me was Dead, Dead, Dead

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 12 Mar 2008

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Richard Earlom (1743-1822), after Johann Zoffany, R.A.

Richard Earlom (1743-1822), after Johann Zoffany, R.A.
Mr King and Mrs Baddeley in the Characters of Lord Ogleby, and Miss Fanny Sterling
Richard Earlom (1743-1822), after Johann Zoffany, R.A. Mr King and Mrs Baddeley in the Characters of Lord Ogleby, and Miss Fanny Sterling mezzotint on laid paper

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 12 Mar 2008

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William Dickinson (1746-1823), after The Reverend Matthew Wi...

William Dickinson (1746-1823), after The Reverend Matthew William Peters, R.A.
Miss Stephenson and The Right Honourable Lady Charlotte Bertie
William Dickinson (1746-1823), after The Reverend Matthew William Peters, R.A. Miss Stephenson and The Right Honourable Lady Charlotte Bertie mezzotints on

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 12 Mar 2008

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Valentine Green (1739-1813), after Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R....

Valentine Green (1739-1813), after Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A.
Sir Joshua Reynolds
Valentine Green (1739-1813), after Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A. Sir Joshua Reynolds mezzotint on laid paper, second state of six, good impression with margins, published by V.Green, London, 1780 unframed P. 19 x 15

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 12 Mar 2008

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James Watson (1740-1790), after Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A. ...

James Watson (1740-1790), after Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A.
James Paine Sr., and James Paine, Jnr
James Watson (1740-1790), after Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A. James Paine Sr., and James Paine, Jnr mezzotint on laid paper, first state of three, fine early proof with narrow margins, inscribed 'Mr Payne

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 12 Mar 2008

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Charles Turner (1773-1757) and Willaim Say (1768-1834), afte...

Charles Turner (1773-1757) and Willaim Say (1768-1834), after Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A.
The Dilettanti Society
Charles Turner (1773-1757) and Willaim Say (1768-1834), after Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A. The Dilettanti Society mezzotints on india laid paper, the pair, very good impressions, proofs

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 12 Mar 2008

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Thomas Ryley (mid 18th century), after Thomas Hudson

Thomas Ryley (mid 18th century), after Thomas Hudson
George Graham, Clockmaker
Thomas Ryley (mid 18th century), after Thomas Hudson George Graham, Clockmaker mezzotint on wove paper, trimmed within the plate mark, published by R.Sayer, London unframed S. 13½ x 9¾in. (34.3 x 24.7cm

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 12 Mar 2008

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James McArdell (1729-1765), after Thomas Jenkins

James McArdell (1729-1765), after Thomas Jenkins
Benjamin Hallett
James McArdell (1729-1765), after Thomas Jenkins Benjamin Hallett mezzotint on laid paper, trimmed on or just outside of the plate mark unframed P. 16¾ x 11 13/16in. (42.5 x 30cm

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 12 Mar 2008

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Thomas Watson (1743-1781), after Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A....

Thomas Watson (1743-1781), after Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A.
A Sacrifice to Hymen (The Three Montgomery Sisters)
Thomas Watson (1743-1781), after Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A. A Sacrifice to Hymen (The Three Montgomery Sisters) mezzotint on laid paper, second state of four, very good impression

Lot #: 35

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 12 Mar 2008

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Charles Turner (1773-1857), after Sir Joshua Reynolds P.R.A....

Charles Turner (1773-1857), after Sir Joshua Reynolds P.R.A.
The Marlborough Family
Charles Turner (1773-1857), after Sir Joshua Reynolds P.R.A. The Marlborough Family mezzotint printed in brown black, first state of two, good impression on laid paper, proof before title, inscribed 'Last Impr 4th

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 12 Mar 2008

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William Ward (1766-1826), after Thomas Weaver

William Ward (1766-1826), after Thomas Weaver
The Babworth Ox
William Ward (1766-1826), after Thomas Weaver The Babworth Ox mezzotint printed in colour and finished by hand, on wove paper, good fresh impression with margins on 3 sides and thread margin to the bottom edge, published by J.Bingley

Lot #: 37

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 12 Mar 2008