Catalogue n°100, Part One, Grosvenor Prints

Catalogue n°100, Part One, Grosvenor Prints

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.
[n.d., c.1713-1724.]
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.
Adams 22.41.
[Ref: 54772] £1,250.00

Front cover image:

John Rennie.
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).
Whitman: 245.
[Réf : 54622] £360,00

A pdf of Catalogue 100 Part One can be found here:

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