Prints and Multiples

28 Mar 2018, starting at 13:00 BST .

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School of Mantegna (15th Century) The Triumphs of Caesar: The Elephants Engraving, circa 1498, a good impression of a fragment; together with 'Christ in Limbo' after Mantegna, possibly by Francesco Novelli (1764-1836), 'Six Saints' after Titian, woodcut (M&R 44), largest sheet (Six Saints), 423 x 568mm (16 3/4 x 22 3/8in)(unframed)(3)

Various Artists Collection of 16th Century German Prints 'Group of Seven Wild Horses' by Hans Baldung (B. 57; Holl. 239), woodcut, 1534, a later impression, with a Fleur De Lys watermark; 'Allegorical Scene with Flemish Proverbs' by Frans Huys (H.34), etching, circa 1550, presumably the first state (of two); 'Christ Before Caiaphas' by Lucas Cranach the Elder (B.13), woodcut, 1509; 'God the Father Enthroned' and 'Adam and Eve with Cain and Abel' from Hans Schedel's "Nuremburg Chronicle", woodcuts by Michael Wolgemut, circa 1493; 'Portrait of Dürer' by Erhard Schön (Holl.32), woodcut, 1528, and 'St Bridget Takes Over the rules of the Order' from "Revelations of Saint Bridget" by the Birgittenmeister, woodcut, 1500, various sizes (unframed)(7)

Master IAM of Zwolle (circa 1440-1504) The Calvary Engraving, circa 1480, the lower right fragment of the larger composition; together with 'Large Choir Stalls with Christ blessing the Virgin: the central plate' by Daniel Hopfer (B.19), circa 1518, a good impression; 'The First, and The Second Wise Virgin; The Second, and The Fourth Foolish Virgin' by The Monogrammist AG after M.Schongauer (B.18/19/24/26), circa 1480-90, largest sheet (Hopfer), 344 x 232mm (13 1/2 x 9in)(unframed)(6)

Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669) A Hurdy-Gurdy Player followed by Children at the Door of a House (The Schoolmaster) Etching, 1641, on laid, New Hollstein's first state of four, with thread margins, with ink borderline added, 93 x 61mm (3 5/8 x 2 3/8in)(PL)(unframed)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720-1778) Five Plates from Vedute di Roma Very good impressions, H.32 and 100 from a contemporary Rome Edition, 1753-1772, H.30, 33 and 36 from the First Paris Edition of 1800-1807, all on thick laid with the central fold, the full sheets, each approximately 570 x 800mm (22 1/2 x 31 1/2in)(SH)(5)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720-1778) Five Plates from Vedute di Roma Very good impressions from the First Paris Edition of 1800-1807, all on thick laid with the central fold, H.6 with a Bracciano watermark (H6), the full sheets, each approximately 570 x 800mm (22 1/2 x 31 1/2in)(SH)(5)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720-1778) Three Plates from Vedute di Roma Very good impressions from The First Paris Edition of 1800-1807, together with two plates from the series "Vasi, Candelabri, Cippi, Sarcofagi": 'Marble candelabrum' and 'Three Vases', all on thick laid with the central fold, the full sheets, each approximately 570 x 800mm (22 1/2 x 31 1/2in)(SH)(5)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720-1778) Four Plates from Vedute di Roma Very good impressions from a contemporary Rome Edition, 1729-1753, all on thick laid with the central fold, H.24 with a Fleur-de-lys in a double circle watermark (H.3), the full sheets, each approximately 570 x 800mm (22 1/2 x 31 1/2in)(SH)(4)

James Gillray (British, 1757-1815) A group of weather caricatures: 'Delicious Weather', 'Sad Sloppy Weather', 'Dreadful Hot Weather', 'Fine Bracing Weather' Four etchings with hand-colouring, 1808, on wove, published by H. Humphrey, London, with margins, 255 x 205mm (10 x 8in)(or smaller)(PL)(4)

James Gillray (British, 1757-1815) Blowing up the Pic Nic's - or - Harlequin Quixote attacking the Puppets Etching with hand-colouring, 1802, on wove, published by H. Humphrey, London, with thread margins, 350 x 252mm (13 3/4 x 9 7/8in)(PL)

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