Grosvenor has the pleasure in putting out Part One of our special Catalogue 100. This selection of over 200 items contains: some fine Portraits, Views UK, Modern Etchings, Sports and Pastimes, Ephemera and a very strong assortment of Decorative items including lots of prints of statues. Highlights include:
The Monarch Steam Ship. The London & Edinburgh Company’s Steam Ship Monarch, W.m Bain R.N. Commander, passing the Bass Rock on her Voyage ro Edinburgh 21st July 1834. A Voyage performed in 37 Hours.
Engraved by Edw.d Duncan.
Painted by W.J. Huggins, Marine Painter to His Majesty, & Published by Him, at 105, Leadenhall Street, Feb.y 9th 1835.
Fine and rare aquatint, printed in blue and hand finished. 440 x 600mm (17¼ x 23½”). Trimmed within plate, paper cracks in image repaired, some creasing lower left.
The Monarch paddle steamer, owned by the London & Edinburgh Steam Packet Company, in the Firth of Forth.
[Ref: 54703] £790.00
Her Majesties Royal Palace at Kensington. To Her most Serene and most Sacred Majesty Anne by ye Grace of God Queen of Great Britain, France & Ireland &c.
Etching on two sheets conjoined, total platemark 560 x 895mm (22 x 35¼”). Original binding folds, some surface soiling.
A large and impressive view of Kensington Palace, probably engraved by Jan Kip and first published in David Mortier’s monumental ‘Nouveau Theatre de la Grande Bretagne’ (1708-13), republished by John Smith in 1724.
[Ref: 54772] £1,250.00
Front cover image:
Chantrey R.A. Sc.t. Reynolds Eng.r.
[n.d. c. 1820]
Mezzotint. 505 x 355mm (20 x 14″). Framed. Unexamined out of frame.
An engraving of Sir Francis Chantrey’s bust of civil engineer John Rennie (1761-1821), set in an arched alcove, now in the National Portrait Gallery. Rennie is most famous for his Waterloo Bridge (1811-7). Chantrey (1781-1841) was the leading portrait sculptor in Regency England, His subjects included George III (now in the Guildhall), George IV (equestrian statue in Trafalgar Square) and George Washington (Massachusetts State House).
[Réf : 54622] £360,00
A pdf of Catalogue 100 Part One can be found here: