Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints

Sotheby's
London

Date of the auction: 02.10.2008

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ALBRECHT DÜRER

Albrecht Dürer 1471-1528 NEMESIS (BARTSCH 77; MEDER, HOLLSTEIN 72) Engraving, circa 1501-1502, a fine Meder 2b impression, on paper with a High Crown watermark (M. 20), trimmed to or on the platemark, lower edge re-margined with related touches of pen and ink, a thin spot in blank area at upper

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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ALBRECHT DÜRER

Albrecht Dürer 1471-1528 THE HOLY FAMILY WITH THE BUTTERFLY (B. 44; M., HOLL. 42) Engraving, circa 1495, a fairly good impression from the second half of the 16th century, Meder K, on paper with a Cross watermark (M. 156), trimmed to the platemark, with thread margins in places, a horizontal fold

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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HENDRIK GOLTZIUS

Hendrik Goltzius 1558-1617 THE GREAT STANDARD-BEARER (HOLLSTEIN 255; STRAUSS 253) Engraving, 1587, a very good impression of the only state, trimmed to borderline, cut circa 10mm below, upper right corner missing, small repairs with associated touches of pen and ink in drapery, paper discoloration

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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HENDRICK GOLTZIUS

Hendrick Goltzius 1558 - 1617 THE TRIUMPH OF GALATEA (HOLL. 313; S. 288) Engraving after Raphael, 1592, a fine impression of the first state (of two), on paper with a Six Pointed Star in Circle watermark, trimmed to or just within the platemark, ink stain on figure at extreme right, several repaired

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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HENDRICK GOLTZIUS

Hendrick Goltzius 1558 - 1617 THE ADORATION OF THE MAGI (HOLL. 13; S. 320) Engraving, 1594, a good impression of the second state (of five), with the monogram and before the addition of the numeral 5 on the stone at left, on paper with Letters FM in Blason watermark (cf. Heawood 3196, dated 1606

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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HENDRICK GOLTZIUS

Hendrick Goltzius 1558 - 1617 THE DEAD CHRIST AND THE FOUR EVANGELISTS (HOLL. 295; S. 169) Engraving, 1583, a fairly good impression of the first state (of two), on paper with an Arrow and R watermarks, trimmed just outside the borderline, a yellow and a red stain at centre and lower right corners

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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FRANCISCO GOYA Y LUCIENTES

Francisco Goya y Lucientes 1746-1828 QUIEN SE PONDRA EL GASCABEL AL GATO? (DISPARATE DE BESTIA) (DELTEIL 222; HARRIS 268) Etching with aquatint, one from the set of four additional plates prepared for Los Proverbios, a fine proof impression, before the edition with text published in L'Art under the

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA AND FRANCESCO PIRANESI

Giovanni Battista and Francesco Piranesi 1720-1778 AND 1756-1810 OPERA, COMPRISING 22 WORKS IN 15 VOLUMES Volumes I-IV 1. Le Antichità Romane (Focillon 144-395; Hind p. 83) Etchings, 1756, four volumes, comprising: Volume one: portrait of Giovanni Battista Piranesi after Joseph Cades, double-page

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £150,000 - £200,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI

Giovanni Battista Piranesi 1720 - 1778 TITLE PAGE; S. LORENZA FUORI LE MURA; AND THE PALAZZO DELL' ACCADEMIA DI FRANCIA (H. 1, 12, 24) Etchings, circa 1748-1752, three plates from the Vedute di Roma, fine impressions of the third, second and second state (of five respectively), all contemporary

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI

Giovanni Battista Piranesi 1720 - 1778 S. CROCE IN GERUSALEMME; THE PIAZZA DELLA ROTONDA, WITH THE PANTHEON AND OBELISK; THE PALAZZO DI MONTE CITORIO (H. 11, 17, 23) Etchings, 1750-1752, three plates from the Vedute di Roma, fine impressions of the third, fourth and first state (of six, seven and

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI

Giovanni Battista Piranesi 1720 - 1778 S. GIOVANNI IN LATERANO; THE PIAZZA DI SPAGNA; THE PALAZZO BARBERINI; THE SMALLER HARBOUR, CALLED THE PORTO DI RIPETTA (H. 8, 18, 25, 28) Etchings, circa 1749-1753, four plates from the Vedute di Roma, fine impressions of the third, fourth, second and fourth

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI

Giovanni Battista Piranesi 1720 - 1778 THE PIAZZA DEL QUIRINALE; THE FONTANA DELL' ACQUA PAOLA; AND THE PONTE AND CASTEL S. ANGELO (H. 15, 21, 29) Etchings, circa 1750-1754, three plates from the Vedute di Roma, fine impressions of the fourth, second and second state (of six, five, and six

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI

Giovanni Battista Piranesi 1720 - 1778 ST. PETER'S, FROM THE PIAZZA DELLA SAGRESTIA; THE HARBOUR AND QUAY, CALLED THE RIPA GRANDE; THE CASTLE S. ANGELO (H. 5, 27, 30) Etchings, 1748-1754, three plates from the Vedute di Roma, fine impressions of the fourth, third and first state (of seven, six, and

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI

Giovanni Battista Piranesi 1720 - 1778 S. PAOLO FUORI LE MURA, INTERIOR; AND THE PIAZZA DEL POPOLO (H. 7, 14) Etchings, circa 1749-1750, two plates from the Vedute di Roma, fine impressions of the third state (of seven), all contemporary Roman edition, Hind's state B3, on paper with a Fleur-de-Lys

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £4,000 - £5,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI

Giovanni Battista Piranesi 1720 - 1778 FRONTISPIECE, WITH STATUE OF MINERVA; THE FONTANA DI TREVI; AND THE THEATRE OF MARCELLUS (H. 2, 19 ,33) Etchings, circa 1748-1757, three plates from the Vedute di Roma, fine impressions of the third state (of seven), all contemporary Roman editions, Hind's

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI

Giovanni Battista Piranesi 1720 - 1778 S. MARIA MAGGIORE WITH THE COLUMN FROM THE BASILICA OF CONSTANTINE IN THE FOREGROUND; S. MARIA MAGGIORE WITH THE OBELISK IN THE PIAZZA DELL' ESQUILINO; THE PALAZZO DELLA CONSULTA (H.9, 10, 22) Etchings, circa 1749, three plates from the Vedute di Roma, fine

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI

Giovanni Battista Piranesi 1720 - 1778 THE PIAZZA NAVONA, WITH S. AGNESE ON THE RIGHT; AND THE PONTE SALARIO (H. 16, 31) Etchings, circa 1751-1754, two plates from the Vedute di Roma, fine impressions of the fourth and second state (of six and five respectively), all contemporary Roman editions

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI

Giovanni Battista Piranesi 1720 - 1778 ST. PETER'S, WITH FORECOURT AND COLONNADES (H. 3) Etching, 1748, from the Vedute di Roma, fine impression of the fourth state (of seven), contemporary Roman edition, Hind's state B3, on paper with a Fleur-de-Lys in Double Circle watermark, with margins, usual

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA AND FRANCESCO PIRANESI

Giovanni Battista and Francesco Piranesi 1720-1778 AND 1756-1810 DIFFERENTES VUES DE QUELQUES RESTES DE TROIS GRANDS EDIFICES QUI SUBSISTENT ENCORE DANS LE MILIEU DE L'ANCIENNE VILLE DE PESTO (F. 583-599; W.-E. 717-737) Etchings, 1777-1778, frontispiece and 20 plates, on laid paper, the majority

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI

Giovanni Battista Piranesi 1720 - 1778 VASI CANDELABRI CIPPI SARCOFAGI TRIPODI LUCERNE ED ORNAMENTI ANTICHI (F. 601-718) Etchings, 1778, volume one, title and 52 plates, volume two, frontispiece and 51 plates, each on paper with Fleur-de-Lys in a Single and Double Circle watermark (cf. Robison wmk

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn 1606-1669 THE DEATH OF THE VIRGIN (BARTSCH, HOLLSTEIN 99; HIND 161, BJORKLUND & BARNARD 39-A) Etching, 1639, a third (final) state, laid down and glued to mount-window, slight paper discoloration and occasional fox marks (unexamined out of mount

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn 1606-1669 NUDE MAN SEATED ON THE GROUND WITH ONE LEG EXTENDED; THE SECOND ORIENTAL HEAD; BUST OF A MAN WEARING A HIGH CAP; STUDIES OF THE HEAD OF SASKIA AND OTHERS; AND THREE HEADS OF WOMEN (B., HOLL. 196, 287, 321, 365, 367; H. 221, 132, 22, 145, 153; BB. 46-C, 35-4

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn 1606-1669 SELF PORTRAIT IN A FLAT CAP AND EMBROIDERED DRESS (B., HOLL. 26; H. 157; BB. 38-1) Etching, circa 1642, only state, signature faded but before the slipt stroke through the eye, with thread margins, cut circa 8mm below, a small repair in blank area at left, thin

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn 1606-1669 MAN AT A DESK WEARING A CROSS AND CHAIN (B., HOLL. 261; H. 189; BB. 41-L) Etching, 1641, a good impression of the second state (of four), on paper with a part of a Basilisk watermark, with thread margins, trimmed to or on the platemark at left, in good

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn 1606-1669 OLD MAN WITH BEARD, FUR CAP AND VELVET CLOAK (B., HOLL. 262; H. 92; BB. 32-2) Etching, circa 1632, a good impression of the second state (of three), with touches of burr, on paper with a Strasbourg Lily watermark, trimmed to the platemark, re-margined, a few

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn 1606-1669 THREE ORIENTAL FIGURES (JACOB AND LABAN?) (B. 118, HOLL. 118, H. 183, BB. 41-F) Etching, circa 1635, a fine impression of the second (final) state, printed with tone, on paper with part of a Strasbourg Lily watermark, with narrow margins, small repair and

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn 1606-1669 THE BOAT HOUSE (GROTTO WITH A BROOK; HET SPELONKJE) (B., HOLL. 231; H. 211; BB. 45-C) Etching, 1645, the second state (of three), a fairly good impression of this rare work, with light tone, on paper with the Arms of Ravenburg watermark, with narrow margins, in

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn 1606-1669 LANDSCAPE WITH A COTTAGE AND A LARGE TREE (B., HOLL. 226; H. 178; BB. 41-B) Etching, 1641, a good impression of the only state, with vertical scratches in the sky, with thread margins, trimmed on the platemark in places at top, a soft vertical fold at centre

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn 1606-1669 MEDEA: OR THE MARRIAGE OF JASON AND CREUSA (B., HOLL. 112; H. 235; BB. 48-E) Etching, 1648, a good impression of the fourth state (of five), before the removal of the verses Plate: 238 by 178mm; 9 3/8 by 7in Sheet: 255 by 196mm; 10 by 7 3/4 in

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn 1606-1669 THE FOURTH ORIENTAL HEAD (B., HOLL. 289; H. 134; BB. 35-5) Etching, circa 1635, a good impression of this scarce portrait, the second state (of three), on paper with a Foolscap with Seven-Pointed Collar watermark, trimmed just within the platemark, touches of

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £4,000 - £7,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008