Prints & Multiples

Christie's
4 December 2014, London, South Kensington

Date of the auction: 04.12.2014

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After Andrea Mantegna (1431-1503) by the 'Premier Engraver' ...

After Andrea Mantegna (1431-1503) by the 'Premier Engraver'
The Senators, from: The Triumph of Julius Caesar
After Andrea Mantegna (1431-1503) by the 'Premier Engraver' The Senators, from: The Triumph of Julius Caesar engraving in dark brown, circa 1495, on laid paper without watermark, a good but

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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After Andrea Mantegna (1431-1503)

After Andrea Mantegna (1431-1503)
Soldiers carrying (version with the Pilasters), from: Triumph of Caesar
After Andrea Mantegna (1431-1503) Soldiers carrying (version with the Pilasters), from: Triumph of Caesar engraving in brown, circa 1495, on laid paper, a good but later impression, filled in

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528)

Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528)
The Small Horse
Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528) The Small Horse engraving, 1505, on laid paper with an unidentified coat of arms watermark, possibly Meder c/d, trimmed to the platemark, sheet slightly toned, a repair in the upper left image, otherwise in good condition Sheet

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £3,500 - £4,000

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528)

Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528)
The Virgin and Child seated by a Tree
Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528) The Virgin and Child seated by a Tree engraving, 1513, on laid paper, a Meder d/e impression, paper loss in the upper left corner, laid onto wove paper, repaired tears at right, a rust spot at right sheet

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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Heinrich Aldegrever (1502-1561)

Heinrich Aldegrever (1502-1561)
Absalom inviting David and his Brothers to a Feast, from: The Story of Amnon and Tamar
Heinrich Aldegrever (1502-1561) Absalom inviting David and his Brothers to a Feast, from: The Story of Amnon and Tamar engraving, 1540, on laid paper without watermark, a good

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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Hans Sebald Beham (1500-1550)

Hans Sebald Beham (1500-1550)
Peasant's Feast
Hans Sebald Beham (1500-1550) Peasant's Feast engraving, circa 1540, on laid paper without watermark, a good impression of the third, final state, trimmed to within the platemark on two sides, in good condition; together with Peasant's Brawl (B. 165; P

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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Georg Pencz (1500-1550)

Georg Pencz (1500-1550)
Lucretia's Suicide
Georg Pencz (1500-1550) Lucretia's Suicide engraving, circa 1546-7, on wove paper without watermark, the only state, a later impression, two thin spots in the upper image, a 1 mm. area of skinning in the man's beard, otherwise in good condition; with, Medea

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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Frans Huys (1522-1562) After Pieter Brueghel the Elder (1525...

Frans Huys (1522-1562) After Pieter Brueghel the Elder (1525-1569)
The Skaters before the Gate of St. George at Antwerp
Frans Huys (1522-1562) After Pieter Brueghel the Elder (1525-1569) The Skaters before the Gate of St. George at Antwerp engraving, 1553, on laid paper, first state (of two), with

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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Jacques Callot (1592-1635)

Jacques Callot (1592-1635)
A collection of Jacques Callot etchings
Jacques Callot (1592-1635) A collection of Jacques Callot etchings a collection of 29 etchings, circa 1620, on various laid papers, comprising 12 plates, from: La Noblesse ; with ten plates from: Le Combat a la Barriere (Lieure

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)
A beardless Man in a Fur Cloak and Cap: Bust
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669) A beardless Man in a Fur Cloak and Cap: Bust etching, 1631, on laid paper without watermark, a clear impression of this rare print, the third, final state, trimmed into the

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)
Self Portrait in a Velvet Cap with Plume
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669) Self Portrait in a Velvet Cap with Plume etching, 1638, on laid paper without watermark, New Hollstein’s second state (of four), trimmed to, or just within the platemark, a

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)
View of Amsterdam from the Kadijk
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669) View of Amsterdam from the Kadijk etching, circa 1640, on laid paper without watermark, New Hollstein's only state, thread margins on two sides, trimmed just within the platemark on

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)
Young Man in a Velvet Cap (Petrus Sylvius?)
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669) Young Man in a Velvet Cap (Petrus Sylvius?) etching, 1637, on laid paper without watermark, a later impression of New Hollstein's second, final state, with narrow margins

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)
A Peasant in a high Cap, standing leaning on a Stick
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669) A Peasant in a high Cap, standing leaning on a Stick etching, 1639, on vellum, New Hollstein’s first state (of two), the printing slipped, trimmed on all sides into

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)
Cornelis Claesz. Anslo, Preacher
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669) Cornelis Claesz. Anslo, Preacher etching, 1641, on laid paper without watermark, a later, slightly worn impression of New Hollstein's fifth, final state, with margins, drum mounted

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)
Christ Crucified Between the Two Thieves: An Oval Plate
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669) Christ Crucified Between the Two Thieves: An Oval Plate etching, circa 1641, on laid paper without watermark, a later impression of New Hollstein's second state

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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Adriaen Jansz Van Ostade (1610-1685)

Adriaen Jansz Van Ostade (1610-1685)
The Dance under the Trellis
Adriaen Jansz Van Ostade (1610-1685) The Dance under the Trellis etching, circa 1652/3, on laid paper with Arms of Amsterdam watermark, a good impression of the fifth state (of seven), trimmed to the platemark, pinpoint areas of

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)
The Flight into Egypt: Crossing a Brook
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669) The Flight into Egypt: Crossing a Brook etching, 1654, on laid paper without watermark, a later impression of New Hollstein's only state, narrow margins, repaired tear in the

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)
Christ and the Woman of Samaria: An Arched Print
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669) Christ and the Woman of Samaria: An Arched Print etching, 1657, on laid paper, New Hollstein's fourth state (of five), trimmed to the platemark, tipped to the backboard

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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Antonio Canal called Canaletto (1697-1768)

Antonio Canal called Canaletto (1697-1768)
Landscape with Ruined Monuments
Antonio Canal called Canaletto (1697-1768) Landscape with Ruined Monuments etching, circa 1740, on laid paper with a seahorse watermark, a c impression of the only state; together with two further etchings, Mountain Landscape

Lot #: 37

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778)
Veduta della Basilica e Piazza di S. Pietro in Vaticano
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778) Veduta della Basilica e Piazza di S. Pietro in Vaticano etching, 1748, on thick laid paper, with possible Fleur-de-Lis watermark, the second state (of seven), the

Lot #: 38

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778)
Veduta della Piazza del Popolo
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778) Veduta della Piazza del Popolo etching, 1750, on laid paper without watermark, the first state (of seven), the sheet, with wide margins, time-staining, otherwise in good condition Plate: 402

Lot #: 39

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778)
Veduta della Piazza di Monte Cavallo
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778) Veduta della Piazza di Monte Cavallo etching, 1750, on thick laid paper with possible Fleur-de-Lis watermark, the first state (of six), the sheet with wide margins, paper loss along the

Lot #: 40

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778)
Plan of Rome and the Campus Martius
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778) Plan of Rome and the Campus Martius etching, circa 1774, on three joined sheets of laid paper, with horizontal and vertical folds (as issued), a good impression, with margins

Lot #: 41

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778)
Veduta della Piazza della Rotonda
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778) Veduta della Piazza della Rotonda etching, 1751, on thick laid paper, without watermark, the fourth state (of seven), the sheet, with wide margins, time-staining, otherwise in good

Lot #: 42

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778)
Veduta della Piazza del Campidoglio
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778) Veduta della Piazza del Campidoglio etching, 1774, on laid paper with a coat of arms watermark, the first state (of three), the sheet, with margins, the centre fold with a repaired tear

Lot #: 43

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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Various Artists

Various Artists
A Collection of Old Master Prints
Various Artists A Collection of Old Master Prints six etchings, on various papers, including works by Claude Lorrain, two by Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Jan Sadeler I, Johannes van Vliet and Claesz Jans Visscher , each with surface defects Plate: 129

Lot #: 44

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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William Hogarth (1697-1764)

William Hogarth (1697-1764)
Marriage à-la-Mode
William Hogarth (1697-1764) Marriage à-la-Mode the complete set of six engravings with etching, 1745, on laid paper, published by W. Hogarth, London, engraved by Baron, Ravenet and Scotin, the sheets, with time and mount staining, other surface defects

Lot #: 48

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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James Gillray (1756-1815)

James Gillray (1756-1815)
The Giant-Factotum Amusing Himself
James Gillray (1756-1815) The Giant-Factotum Amusing Himself etching, with fresh handcolouring, 1779, on wove paper with partial watermark, published by H. Humphreys, London, the sheet, with uneven margins, time-staining, otherwise in good

Lot #: 49

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 4 Dec 2014

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James Gillray (1756-1815)

James Gillray (1756-1815)
Opposition Telegraphs (The little second-sighted lawyer giving a true specimen of patriotic information)
James Gillray (1756-1815) Opposition Telegraphs (The little second-sighted lawyer giving a true specimen of patriotic information) etching with hand-colouring, 1798, on

Lot #: 50

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 4 Dec 2014