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Audubon Print, American Black Bear, Male and Female, Plate CXLI
The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America
Ursus Americanus, Pallas
Signed and Dated J. T. Bowen, 1848 at lower right
Imperial Folio, Framed and Matted (Examined out of frame; images available)


Audubon Print, American Black Bear, Male and Female, Plate CXLI
The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America
Ursus Americanus, Pallas
Signed and Dated J. T. Bowen, 1848, entire view

(View 25.75" by 20.25", framed 28 1/8 by 33 5/8")

$4,565

581-10


Audubon Print, American Black Bear, Male and Female, Plate CXLI
The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America
Ursus Americanus, Pallas
Signed and Dated J. T. Bowen, 1848, scale view
Audubon Print, American Black Bear, Male and Female, Plate CXLI
The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America
Ursus Americanus, Pallas
Signed and Dated J. T. Bowen, 1848, artist detail
Audubon Print, American Black Bear, Male and Female, Plate CXLI
The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America
Ursus Americanus, Pallas
Signed and Dated J. T. Bowen, 1848, number detail
Audubon Print, American Black Bear, Male and Female, Plate CXLI
The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America
Ursus Americanus, Pallas
Signed and Dated J. T. Bowen, 1848, plate detail
Audubon Print, American Black Bear, Male and Female, Plate CXLI
The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America
Ursus Americanus, Pallas
Signed and Dated J. T. Bowen, 1848, printer detail



Title: Framed Odd Fellows "Our Motto" Lithograph
Date/Period: 1883


Framed Odd Fellows 'Our Motto' Lithograph, entire view

Measurement: Frame: 31" x 34"

Material: Lithograph within molded frame, gilt liner

Condition: Scattered abrasions as depicted, else fine

Additional Information: Framed Odd Fellows "Our Motto" Lithograph, after J.W.
Dorrington, published by Frank W. Parkhurst, Boston, Massachusetts, 1883, the scene
with all-seeing eye, chain links, heart and hand, bible, bundle of rods and other symbols
within a black border

$950.00

SKU: 1335-19


Framed Odd Fellows 'Our Motto' Lithograph, entire view sans frame

Framed Odd Fellows 'Our Motto' Lithograph, back view



18th Century Piranesi Engraving, Ruins
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778)
Italy


18th Century Piranesi Engraving, Ruins
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778)
Italy, entire view

Unquestionably one of the most celebrated architectural engravers in history, the artists
prints of Rome, have excited and inspired architects, illustrators, archeologists,
historians, and collectors for centuries. More than two thousand prints were drawn
directly on copper plates at his workshop on the Via del Corso. Piranesi was a celebrity
in his day earning his place in our image of ancient Rome, from its best-known ruins.
Fine condition; appropriately mounted within a Perry Hoph frame.
(Frame: 23.75" x 18"; view: 21" x 15.25")


18th Century Piranesi Engraving, Ruins
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778)
Italy, back view

$1,100.00

786-13




Print, Naboth, After a Drawing by Maerten van Heemskerk (1498-1574)
Engraved by Hieronymus Cock or Hieronymus Wellens de Cock (1518- 1570)
A Painter and engraver, the most important print publisher and seller of his time!
Southern Netherlandish…


Print, Naboth, After a Drawing by Maerten van Heemskerk (1498-1574)

This print illustrates Naboth being falsely accused; a crowd of people are gathered listening to the announcement read from a balcony. Prints from this series are within major museum collections including the British Museum and the Boston MFA. In part the paper and fine detail assign this work to the 16th century. The print is in very good condition and measures approximately 8 x 10" [not removed from frame]. The piece has been paper conserved- cleaned and deacidified, and then framed by Perry Hopf.


Print, Naboth, After a Drawing by Maerten van Heemskerk (1498-1574)

Print, Naboth, After a Drawing by Maerten van Heemskerk (1498-1574)

Print, Naboth, After a Drawing by Maerten van Heemskerk (1498-1574) back

$1,150.00

843-300




Engraving, Prêtre de la Virginie...Prêtre de la Virginie...Magicien de la Virginie Priest and Sorcerer of Virginia, By Bernard Picart (1673-1733) Engraved Book Page, Dated 1721


Engraving, Prêtre de la Virginie...Prêtre de la Virginie...Magicien de la Virginie
Priest and Sorcerer of Virginia, By Bernard Picart (1673-1733)
Engraved Book Page, Dated 1721

Copper-engraved plate with three images, hand colored, probably later. matted, framed and glazed. The Native American sorcerer, or medicine man, stands above a bay or lake, upon which game birds are pursued with bows and arrows on one-page, Bernard Picart grouped two views of the priest with a portrayal of the "Magicien de la Virginie." This portrayal was copied closely from the 1590 engravings in de Bry's America, Part 1. John White depicted two Indian religious figures, an older man…known as a priest; the younger man White called "the flyer ", Theodore de Bry titled the latter "the conjurer." (From Ceremonies et coutumes religieuses de tous les peuples du monde représentées par des figures, avec des explications (Amsterdam, 1723–43; later editions 1810, 1819)
The work is housed in a modern gilt frame: 27" x 23.5"; view: 13.5” x 8.5". Strong pigments; not examined out of frame.


Engraving, Prêtre de la Virginie...Prêtre de la Virginie...Magicien de la Virginie
Priest and Sorcerer of Virginia, By Bernard Picart (1673-1733)
Engraved Book Page, Dated 1721

Engraving, Prêtre de la Virginie...Prêtre de la Virginie...Magicien de la Virginie
Priest and Sorcerer of Virginia, By Bernard Picart (1673-1733)
Engraved Book Page, Dated 1721

$985.00

879-104




Audubon, John James (1785-1851)
Pennants Marten or Fisher, Plate XLI


Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Pennants Marten or Fisher, Plate XLI, entire view

From the Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America, Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1844.
Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, matted and framed.
(Frame: 37.5 x 27 5/8; view: 33.5 x 23 5/8)

$2,950.00

1222-4


Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Pennants Marten or Fisher, Plate XLI, scale view

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Pennants Marten or Fisher, Plate XLI, sans frame

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Pennants Marten or Fisher, Plate XLI, detail view 1

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Pennants Marten or Fisher, Plate XLI, detail view 2

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Pennants Marten or Fisher, Plate XLI, detail view 3

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Pennants Marten or Fisher, Plate XLI, detail view 4

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Pennants Marten or Fisher, Plate XLI, detail view 5

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Pennants Marten or Fisher, Plate XLI, detail view 6

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Pennants Marten or Fisher, Plate XLI, back view



Hogarth Frame, Mezzotint, Lord Camden
Eighteenth Century
A good early frame containing hand colored mezzotint


Hogarth Frame, Mezzotint, Lord Camden
Eighteenth Century, entire view

Frame with very minor imperfections; mezzotint with imperfections.
After Reynolds, published by Boydell, Cheapside, London, 1766
Dimensions: 16.75 by 12.75" frame, 14 by 10" sight-size.

$295.00

424-101


Hogarth Frame, Mezzotint, Lord Camden
Eighteenth Century, engraving detail
Hogarth Frame, Mezzotint, Lord Camden
Eighteenth Century, title detail
Hogarth Frame, Mezzotint, Lord Camden
Eighteenth Century, publisher detail



Engraving, Satire, A Consultation of Surgeons,
England, 1769


Engraving, Satire, A Consultation of Surgeons, 
England, 1769

Depicted is a party of surgeons grouped about a table, under the presidency of one who holds up a large bag of money in one hand, and with the other points to a scroll inscribed: ---"It does not appear to us that he died----"; he says: ---"This (the money) Convinces me that Cl---k did not dye of the Wound he receiv'd at Br---d"..."

The print is related to event dated Feb. 27, 1769 in Stephens. Recorded, Catalog of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires / prepared by Frederic George Stephens, v. 4, no. 4271 (Plate: approx. 6 7/8 by 4”)


Engraving, Satire, A Consultation of Surgeons,
England, 1769

$345.00

167-42




The Death of General Warren at the Battle of Bunker’s Hill, June 17, 1775
After John Trumbull, engraved by Johann Georg Nordheim (1819 to 1853)
Printed by the North American Bibliographic Institution
Philadelphia, c. 1850


Antique Engraving of the Death of General Warren at Bunker's Hill, After John Trumbull, Circa 1850, close up view

Johann Georg Nordheim was a prolific German engraver whose engraving of the Battle of Bunker Hill was reproduced by American publishers such as the North American Bibliographic Institution. This engraving was sent to Institution subscribers, and had three format options with varying prices. Images of events in American history were popular subjects for prints, which could be made quickly and circulated widely. Academic institutions used prints to encourage appreciation for American art, using the medium to gain exposure to those who were unable to view the paintings in person.

$4,500

1157-272


Antique Engraving of the Death of General Warren at Bunker's Hill, After John Trumbull, Circa 1850, entire view
Antique Engraving of the Death of General Warren at Bunker's Hill, After John Trumbull, Circa 1850, title detail



John Marshall
After Chester Harding, etching by Albert Rosenthal (1863 to 1939)
Copyrighted by Reverend W. J. Roberts
Williamsburg, 1901


Antique Engraving of John Marshall, After chester Harding, 1901, close up view

Albert Rosenthal was a prominent Philadelphia portraitist, son of the artist Max Rosenthal. He is also known for his lithographs and etchings. This bust etching of John Marshall is after Chester Harding’s full-length portrait at the Boston Athenaeum. The etching was published for donors to the John Marshall Memorial Window in the Bruton Parish Church at Williamsburg, Virginia, where he was a parishioner. The church itself is pictured at the bottom left of the etching. The window was installed to mark the centennial of Marshall’s appointment as Chief Justice of the United States.
(Frame: 30.5 by 25.5”, sight: 19.5” by 15.5”)

$450

1157-270


Antique Engraving of John Marshall, After chester Harding, 1901, entire view
Antique Engraving of John Marshall, After chester Harding, 1901, title detail



Sir William Blackstone
After Thomas Gainsborough, mezzotint by John Sartain (1808 to 1897)
Published by J. Campbell
Philadelphia, 1875


Antique Engraving Sir William Blackstone, After Thomas Gainsborough, 1875, close up view

John Sartain was a prolific English engraver and printmaker, who settled in Philadelphia and was an active member of the city’s art community. He created illustrations for his own “Sartain’s Magazine” (begin in 1848), and was the art director of the Centennial Exposition at Philadelphia in 1876. This mezzotint is after a portrait of the Honorable Sir William Blackstone in the Tate Collection.
(Frame: 27.5” by 23.5”, sight: 17” by 12”)

$550

1157-268


Antique Engraving Sir William Blackstone, After Thomas Gainsborough, 1875, entire view
Antique Engraving Sir William Blackstone, After Thomas Gainsborough, 1875, title detail



Patrick Henry Delivering his Celebrated Speech in the House of Burgesses, Virginia 1765
After P.J. Rothermel, Engraved by Alfred Jones (1819 to 1900)
Printed by the Art Union of Philadelphia, 1852


Antique Engraving of Patrick Henry in the House of Burgesses, After P.J. Rothermel, 1852, entire view

Alfred Jones was an English engraver who is best known for his illustration for the commemorative 1890 stamp of Thomas Jefferson. This engraving is after a painting at Red Hill, in the collection of the Patrick Henry Memorial foundation, showing Henry giving the speech in which he proclaims, “If this be treason, make the most of it.” The Art Union of Philadelphia produced prints of American historical depictions to encourage appreciation for American Art, and engravings like this would be purchased through a subscription to the Union.
(Frame: 28.75” by 23”, sight: 25” by 19.5”)

$1,425

1157-273


Antique Engraving of Patrick Henry in the House of Burgesses, After P.J. Rothermel, 1852, title detail



Daniel Webster
Mezzotint after John Adams Whipple daguerreotype
Unknown maker, c. 1850 to 1890


Antique Engraving of Daniel Webster, After John Adams Whipple, Circa 1850 to 1890, close up view

Print cut to fit around oval matte, customer call mark [H. Pleasanton/Call] on reverse.
Frame: 27.5” by 23.5” Sight: 16” by 12”

$350

1157-269


Antique Engraving of Daniel Webster, After John Adams Whipple, Circa 1850 to 1890, entire view



Lithograph, Fall River Line Steamer, Mammoth Iron Steamer Pilgrim, Oak Framed
Major and Knapp, New York
Chromolithograph, Steamship 'Pilgrim' Fall River Line


Lithograph, Fall River Line Steamer, Mammoth Iron Steamer Pilgrim, Oak Framed
Major and Knapp, New York, entire view

Likely the original molded oak frame; under glass and matted; Titled 'Mammoth Iron Steamer "Pilgrim" and beneath the title, 'Commander B. M. Simmons'; at the left bottom of the chromo is printed: 'Chas. F. Choate, President-Borden & Lovell, Agents, New York'. Printed at bottom right is: 'J. R. Kendrick - General Manager, Geo. L. Connor - Gen'l Passenger Agent'. Also marked, 'The Manor & Knapp Leith Co., 56 & 58 Park Place, New York (Minor imperfections; frame: 46.75 by 35.75", sight-size: 39.75 by 28.75")

$1,725

232-316


Lithograph, Fall River Line Steamer, Mammoth Iron Steamer Pilgrim, Oak Framed
Major and Knapp, New York, scale view
Lithograph, Fall River Line Steamer, Mammoth Iron Steamer Pilgrim, Oak Framed
Major and Knapp, New York, detail view 1
Lithograph, Fall River Line Steamer, Mammoth Iron Steamer Pilgrim, Oak Framed
Major and Knapp, New York, detail view 2
Lithograph, Fall River Line Steamer, Mammoth Iron Steamer Pilgrim, Oak Framed
Major and Knapp, New York, detail view 3
Lithograph, Fall River Line Steamer, Mammoth Iron Steamer Pilgrim, Oak Framed
Major and Knapp, New York, detail view 4



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