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Grosvenor Prints, catalogue n°118

Grosvenor Prints, catalogue n°118

We have the pleasure of uploading our new listing: numéro 118! Highlights include: Cover image: Fête du Sacre et Couronnement de Leurs Majestés Imperials. Vue de la Décoration elevée en face de la Place de Grève de l’autre cote de la rivière, à l’occasion de la Fête donnée à leurs Majestés, par la Ville de Paris.Le Cour del. et sculp.[Paris, 1806.]Scarce aquatint with hand colour. Sheet 440 x 330mm (17¼ x 13″). Trimmed within plate, repairs in inscription area with loss of text including publication line. A view of a fireworks display held on the Place de Grève (now Place...

Grosvenor Prints, catalogue no 117

Grosvenor Prints, catalogue no 117

We have the pleasure of uploading our new Summer Satire listing: Catalogue 117! Highlights include: Cover image: [Robert Walpole] Idol- Worship or The Way to Preferment. And Henry the King made unto himself a great Idol, the likeness of which was not in Heaven above, nor in the Earth beneath; and he reared up his Head unto y.e Clouds, & extended his Arm over all y.e Land; His Legs also were as y.e Posts of a Gate, or as an Arch stretched forth over y.e Doors of all y.e Publick Offices in y.e Land, & whosoever went out, or whosoever...

Latest catalog, the Martinez D. gallery

Latest catalog, the Martinez D. gallery

Do not hesitate to check out the old & modern prints of the Martinez D. gallery current catalog. Online catalog 1- Nicolas Claes Pietersz BERCHEM « La vache qui pisse / The pissing cow ». (n°1) 2- Nicolas GUERARD « Singeries amoureuses / Amourous antics. Monkeys preface to the Readers. » (n°23)

Catalogue n°116, Grosvenor Prints

Catalogue n°116, Grosvenor Prints

Grosvenor Prints has the pleasure in sending out our new catalogue of over 230 items. Highlights include: Cover image: Pinchbeck. Isaac Whood pinx.t. J. Faber fecit.[n.d., c.1725.]Mezzotint. 330 x 225mm (13 x 8¾”). Small repaired tear into margin on left. Printer’s crease bottom right in margin. Christopher Pinchbeck (1670?-1732), maker of clocks and automata, here shown holding an open pocket watch. He also invented ‘pinchbeck’, an alloy of copper and zinc that resembled gold, which created a new market for costume jewelry. Among his clients was Louis XIV, for whom he made a music clock. In 1717 he advertised a...

New catalogue, Paul Prouté gallery

New catalogue, Paul Prouté gallery

Discovering the works of Félix Buhot   Between Romanticism and Impressionism, Félix Buhot (1847-1898) is credited with reviving art of etching in late nineteenth-century. The gallery is pleased to present in its most current catalog a selection of engravings, most of which come directly from the artist’s family, in order to pay tribute to this whimsical and inventive engraver.   1 National Holiday on the Boulevard de Clichy, 1878. Etching, drypoint and aquatint, 320 × 240, margins 485 × 335 (Bourcard and Goodfriend 127 vii/viii). Artist’s red stamp (Lugt 977).   2 The Little  Marine, Souvenir of Medway, 1879. Etching,...

Latest catalog, the Martinez D. gallery

Latest catalog, the Martinez D. gallery

Publication of Old & Modern Prints in the gallery most current catalog.   Théophile-Alexandre STEINLEN (Lausanne 1859 † Paris 1923) – In summer, Cat on a balustrade. 1909. Original lithograph, printed in colors. H512xL630mm. Ref. : E. de Crauzat, n°292. Rare and beautiful proof on vellum mounted on cardboard, bearing the publisher’s name, the registration marks and the artist’s monogram in stone. Printed by R.Engelmann. All margins. 3 800 € The swiss-born Théophile Alexandre Steinlen was a real success in Paris, notably as a press designer and as a poster artist with a committed and humanist work. He is without...

Latest engraving  catalog, the Sarah Sauvin Gallery

Latest engraving catalog, the Sarah Sauvin Gallery

Publication of the catalog ESTAMPES n°12 from the Sarah Sauvin gallery. Read and download on the website www.sarah-sauvin.com Cover : detail from Jean-Étienne LIOTARD (1702 – 1789) : Self-portrait, Hand at Neck (grande plate) – circa 1778/1781. Black manner engraving and  roulette. Exceptional print coming from Jean-Étienne Liotard, then by descent in the painter”s  family . 1st state (of 2), before the letter in the lower margin of the copper. Hendrick GOLTZIUS (1558 – 1617) : Le Dragon dévorant les compagnons de Cadmos/ The Dragon Devouring the Companions of Cadmus – 1588 Burin, 253 x 320 mm. Bartsch 262 ; New Hollstein 329. Very nice proof of...

Grosvenor Prints, catalogue n°111

Grosvenor Prints, catalogue n°111

We have the pleasure in sending out our new Catalogue 111; a listing of over 200 items. It includes portraits, topography both Foreign and UK, sports and pastimes such as boxing and fishing, military, naval, some Americana and satire. Some highlights:   James Balfour Esq.r. Secretary & Treasurer of the Edinburgh Company of Golfers. 1795. By desire of the Company. Henry Raeburn pinx.t. J. Jones sculp.t. Published as the Act directs by Will.m Murray, Bookseller, Parliament Close Edin.gh October 1796. Mezzotint. 510 x 360mm (20 x 14¼”). Contemporary double frame. Unexamined out of frame. [Ref: 56714] £1,500.00 View of Mutura...

Le Jeune Homme au bras fantôme by Hélène Bonafous-Murat

Le Jeune Homme au bras fantôme by Hélène Bonafous-Murat

In her sixth novel, Le Jeune Homme au bras fantôme/the young man with the phantom arm (Le Passage publishing house, august 2021) Hélène Bonafous-Murat explores the changing face of 19th century Paris. The plot is rooted in the Transnonain Street Massacre (1834),  which was the subject of a famous lithograph by Daumier. It depicts the business and classified ads world that abounds on the back of the plates published in Le Charivari. Charles Hû, the hero in this novel unfolds against a backdrop of his own story, a young man who survived the massacre that left him with an arm missing at the...

Catalogue n°110, Grosvenor Prints

Catalogue n°110, Grosvenor Prints

We have the pleasure in sending out our new Catalogue 110; a listing of over 300 items. It includes portraits, topography both Foreign and UK, Sports and Pastimes such as fishing, some Americana and satire including George Hunt. Some highlights include. Cover image: A Representation of the Royal Fire-Work perform’d by the directions of Coll. Hopkey and Coll. Borgard on the River of Thames near Whitehall, y.e 7.th of July 1713. being y.e day appointed for a publick Thanksgiving for the General Peace. B. Lens fec. et exc. [n.d. 1713] Extremely rare & fine mezzotint. 520 x 410mm (20½ x...

Latest catalog, The Martinez D. gallery

Latest catalog, The Martinez D. gallery

The gallery invites you to discover its new catalog of ancient and modern prints: Catalogue XXXI    After Heinrich GOLTZIUS   Mulbrecht 1558 † Haarlem 1616 – Fou tenant une marotte / Jester holding a fools wand (Tis om te lachen). “just for a laugh”. 1595. Burin by Jan Saenredam (Zaandam 1565 † Assendelf 1607) James ROSENQUIST  Grand Forks (USA) 1933 † New York 2017 – Moon box. 1971. Lithograph printed in color.

The Paul Prouté gallery, new catalog

The Paul Prouté gallery, new catalog

A little-known painter, Norbert Goeneutte (1854-1894) was an active and renowned engraver. The Paul Prouté  gallery is pleased to present in its latest catalog a selection of prints by the artist that pays tribute to his great mastery of engraving and offers us some insight into the last years of the 19th century.   Anna Goeneutte with Hat and Scarf (The artist’s younger sister), before 1888. Original drypoint etching, 174 x 139 mm, proof on laid paper. Upload the catalog: Catalogue Goeneutte