Grosvenor Prints, new catalogue n°121

Grosvenor Prints, new catalogue n°121

We have the pleasure of uploading our new Catalogue 121!

Highlights include:


Daughters of Sir Thomas Frankland Bar.t. Painted by J. Hoppner R.A. Portrait Painter to His Royal Higness the Prince of Wales. Engraved by W. Ward.Publish’d March 1. 1797 by W. Ward, Delancy Place, Hampstead Road.Fine mezzotint. 580 x 455mm (22¾ x 18″). Framed in a very good ‘Daniel’ type frame. Small margins. Unexamined out of frame. A portait of Marianne and Emilia Frankland in a landscape, a spaniel asleep at their feet. Amelia holds a crayon and a portfolio of sketches. They were two of the many daughters of the naval officer and politician Sir Thomas Frankland (1718-84), fifth baronet. Extremely fine and decorative image. Engraved by William Ward from the 1795 portrait by John Hoppner. The painting hangs in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., having previously been in the collection of Andrew Mellon. CS 38 iii/iv; Frankau 125 iii/iv. Provenance Brussels Gentleman’s Club.
[Réf: 59526] £1,250.00


George Stubbs pinx.t. Geo. Townley Stubbs sculp.t Engraver to His R.H. the Prince of Wales.London. Published Dec.r 1 1794 by Stubbs, Turf Gallery, Conduit Street.Fine stipple with etching, printed in colours and hand finished. 205 x 255mm (8 x 10″), with large margins. Scarce in colours. Anvil, foaled in 1777 and described by ‘A Review of the Turf’ as ‘ranked amongst the best stallions of the present day’. In 1793 Anvil was in Mr O’Kelly’s stud at Edgware, at 10 guineas per mare. Lennox-Boyd: 115, state II of III. See also 59582.
[Réf: 59369] £1,250.00


[Gout] An Exquisite Taste, with an Enlarged Understanding. Drawn by E.Y. Esq.r. Eng.d by G.Hunt.Pub by Geo. Hunt, 18 Tavistock S.t. Covent Garden.Aquatint with fine hand colour. Sheet 310 x 235mm (12¼ x 9¼”), watermarked ‘J. Whatman 1825’. Trimmed within plate. A corpulent man sits in his dining room, his gouty left leg swathed and elevated, his crutches leaning against his chair. Despite his discomfort he raises a glass to his lips, poured from one of many decanters in the room. On the wall behind is a painting of a bacchanalia. BM Satires undescribed; Hickman p. 108, first state, republished by McLean in 1827.
[Réf: 59446] £380.00

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