Portraits of Artists .

Portraits of Artists




Warner Valliant, Vandrebanc, Francis Place, & William Lodge.
Francis Place (1647 – 21 September 1728) was an English gentleman draughtsman, potter, engraver and printmaker, active mainly in York.'Peter Vanderbank or Vandrebanc (1649–1697) was a French-English engraver. . William Lodge (July 4, 1649 – 1689) was an English engraver and printmaker of the Baroque period. WARNER]VAILLANT. (1623 — 1677,) though a person of some reputation, belongs to this work in the light only of an engraver. He was born at Lisle in 1623 from  the second edition of the " Anecdotes of Painting good borders small detailed engraving by Horace Walpole  printed at the Strawberry hill press in 1762, £20 b grubby in margins




Edward Pearce Sr and Edward Pearce
Edward Pearce (circa 1635-1695), Edward Pierce was an architect and sculptor working in the building boom that followed the Restoration and the great fire of London. His practice included both architectural design and the execution of wood and stone ornamentation. He also had a reputation as a sculptor, although relatively few of these works have survived.  by Alexander Bannerman line engraving, mid 18th century 185 mm x 146 mm plate size. from  the second edition of the " Anecdotes of Painting good borders small detailed engraving by Horace Walpole  printed at the Strawberry hill press in 1762, £20 b



Edward Dayes
Edward Dayes (1763–1804) was an English watercolour painter and engraver in mezzotint. Published by Dayes  1805 from  Devonshire House, Crown Square not in NPG  £20 unmounted b



Mr Gibson + Mrs Gibson
Stipple engraving, engraved by Chapman sheet 236 x c.147mm . Image 104 x 86 mm. Published , 98 Pall mall engraved Chapman from THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE. and. LONDON REVIEW. Containing. PORTRAITS, VIEWS, BIOGRAPHY, ANECDOTES, LITERATURE,published and edited by James Asperne (1757 to1820) .It was in direct competition with the Gentleman's Magazine. Its founding editor, James Perry soon passed proprietorship to the Shakespearean scholar Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite, who guided the European Magazine during its first two decades . £18 unmounted b dated 1797



Grinling Gibbons
Grinling Gibbons (4 April 1648 – 3 August 1721) was a Dutch-British sculptor and wood carver known for his work in England, Engraved by Thomas Chambars (1724-89),  from Kneller 's portrait .Size 165 x 120 mm cut to 1+ cm margins from first  edition of the " Anecdotes of Painting good borders small detailed engraving by Horace Walpole  printed at the Strawberry hill press in pre 1762, £30  £30 inc delivery



Henry Fuseli
Portrait of Henry Fuseli; half length, to the left, head in profile, seated with arms folded; in oval; illustration to the English edition of Lavater's 'Essay on Physiognomy' (1789-98). Etching and engraving by Bromley from the pic by  Johan Heinrich Lips Height: 282 millimetres Width: 235 millimetres Rare £45 unmounted



Isaac Fuller
Isaac Fuller (1606(?) – 1672) was an English painter. Trained in France, he worked in Oxford .  Antique copper line engraving, published 1762  .Size 165 x 120 mm from first  edition of the " Anecdotes of Painting good borders small detailed engraving by Horace Walpole  printed at the Strawberry hill press in pre 1762, Artist Ipse engraver T Chambars  £30 b




Murray
Thomas Murray or Murrey (1663 - 1734) was a prominent Scottish portrait-painter. , by Alexander Bannerman, after Thomas Murray, published ... line engraving, published 1762  .Size 165 x 120 mm from first  edition of the " Anecdotes of Painting good borders small detailed engraving by Horace Walpole  printed at the Strawberry hill press in pre 1762, £30





Robert Walker
Robert Walker was an English portrait painter, notable for his portraits of the "Lord Protector" Oliver Cromwell and other distinguished parliamentarians of the period  Engraved by Thomas Chambars (1724-89),  from self portrait  .Size 165 x 120 mm from first  edition of the " Anecdotes of Painting good borders small detailed engraving by Horace Walpole  printed at the Strawberry hill press in pre 1762, £30


 

George vertue
British antiquarian and engraver known primarily for his portraits and book illustrations.  Drawn by  by Jonathan Richardson Engraved by Thomas Chambars (1724-89),  from first  edition of the " Anecdotes of Painting good borders small detailed engraving by Horace Walpole  printed at the Strawberry hill press in pre 1762, £30



Henry Tilson
1659-1695), Portrait painter.  Engraved by Thomas Chambars (1724-89),  from Ipse's portrait .Size 165 x 120 mm cut to 1+ cm margins from first  edition of the " Anecdotes of Painting good borders small detailed engraving by Horace Walpole  printed at the Strawberry hill press in pre 1762, £30  Condition  issues 2 x edge tears in margin plus two bits of adhered paper to image will soak off £30 inc delivery




Peter Tilllemans,
Peter Tillemans was born in Antwerp in 1684, the son of a diamond cutter. Flemish painter, best known for his works on sporting and topographical subjects. Alongside John Wootton and James Seymour, he was one of the founders of the English school of sporting painting.From 1708 until his death he lived and worked in England. Engraved by Thomas Chambars (1724-89),  rom first  edition of the " Anecdotes of Painting good borders small detailed engraving by Horace Walpole  printed at the Strawberry hill press in pre 1762, £30  £30 inc delivery x 2



Loutherbourg


Philippe Jacques de Loutherbourg (1740-1812), Painter born in Strasbourg, he trained in Paris before coming to England in 1771. He became principal designer at Drury Lane under his friend Garrick and his work for the theatre revolutionised British stage design. In 1782, he won popular acclaim with the Eidophusikon, a spectacle made up of moving pictures, coloured lights and music.  Published by G.Jones, London,  in 1814. Engraved By Chapman (illustrator).  Acentral oval picture and smaller one of underneath. Size: Plate 23 x 15 Cms.from Encyclopaedia Londinensis £18 full page unmounted




Guilielmus Wissing

William Wissing (painter/draughtsman; Dutch; British; Male; 1656 - 1687) William Wissing was a Dutch portrait artist. He studied at The Hague under Willem Doudijns and Arnold Van Ravestyn. By 1676, Wissing had settled in England, where he worked as assistant to Sir Peter Lely. After Lely's death in 1680, he established a successful independent career, becoming one of the leading portraitists of his day. Wissing's royal sitters include Charles II, Queen Catharine of Braganza, Prince George of Denmark and James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth. by Anthony Walker, 1726-1765 from Wissings own self portrait sold



John Opie
 (16 May 1761 - 9 April 1807) was an English historical and portrait painter. He painted many great men and women of his day, most notably in the artistic and literary professions.by James Hopwood Sr, published by Henry Delahoy Symonds, after Edward Hastings stipple engraving, published 1807£18




John Opie
 (16 May 1761 - 9 April 1807) was an English historical and portrait painter. He painted many great men and women of his day, most notably in the artistic and literary professions..From  the  EUROPEAN MAGAZINE. and. LONDON REVIEW. Containing. PORTRAITS, VIEWS, BIOGRAPHY, ANECDOTES, LITERATURE,  published and edited by James Asperne (1757 to1820) .It was in direct competition with the Gentleman's Magazine. Its founding editor, James Perry soon passed proprietorship to the Shakespearean scholar Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite, who guided the European Magazine during its first two decades  £18 RARE some marking trimmed to image



Gilbert Stuart
(1755-1828), Painter American-born Stuart sailed to Scotland with his mentor, portraitist Cosmo Alexander, in around 1772. He arrived in London in 1775 with little money and few prospects. He was hired by portraitist Benjamin West as a drapery painter; his own work improved and within two years was exhibiting at the Royal Academy. Copper engraving   engraved by Hawkins  published by Alex Hoggg No 6 paternoster Row in 1787 from the The New Lady's Magazine, Or, Polite and Entertaining Companion b x 2 £16Sir Richard Steele (bap. 12 March 1672 - 1 September 1729) was an Irish writer and politician, remembered as co-founder, with his friend Joseph Addison, of the magazine The Spectator.




Gilbert Stuart
(1755-1828), Painter American-born Stuart sailed to Scotland with his mentor, portraitist Cosmo Alexander, in around 1772. He arrived in London in 1775 with little money and few prospects. He was hired by portraitist Benjamin West as a drapery painter; his own work improved and within two years was exhibiting at the Royal Academy.From  the  EUROPEAN MAGAZINE. and. LONDON REVIEW. Containing. PORTRAITS, VIEWS, BIOGRAPHY, ANECDOTES, LITERATURE,  published and edited by James Asperne (1757 to1820) .It was in direct competition with the Gentleman's Magazine. Its founding editor, James Perry soon passed proprietorship to the Shakespearean scholar Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite, who guided the European Magazine during its first two decades  £18 RARE x 2





Sir Joshua Reynolds
PRA FRS FRSA (16 July 1723 - 23 February 1792) was an influential eighteenth-century English painter, specialising in portraits. He promoted the "Grand Style" in painting which depended on idealization of the imperfect. He was a founders and first president of the Royal Academy, and was knighted by George III in 1769. from  the  EUROPEAN MAGAZINE. and. LONDON REVIEW. Containing. PORTRAITS, VIEWS, BIOGRAPHY, ANECDOTES, LITERATURE,  published and edited by James Asperne (1757 to1820) .It was in direct competition with the Gentleman's Magazine. Its founding editor, James Perry soon passed proprietorship to the Shakespearean scholar Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite, who guided the European Magazine during its first two decades  £18 RARE dated 1783 some mks



Louis-François Roubiliac
 (more correctly Roubillac) (1702/1705[1] - 11 January 1762) was a French sculptor who worked in England, one of the four most prominent sculptors in London working in the rococo style, He was described by Margaret Whinney as "probably the most accomplished sculptor ever to work in England" Designing the statue of Shakespeare / Adrien Carpantiers [sic] pinxt. ; W. Holl sculp Published    London, Eng. : Published by A. Wivell, 1827. + trimmed copy £16




James Northcote
(1746-1831), Painter; pupil and biographer of Sir Joshua Reynolds. from  the  EUROPEAN MAGAZINE. and. LONDON REVIEW. Containing. PORTRAITS, VIEWS, BIOGRAPHY, ANECDOTES, LITERATURE,  published and edited by James Asperne (1757 to1820) .It was in direct competition with the Gentleman's Magazine. Its founding editor, James Perry soon passed proprietorship to the Shakespearean scholar Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite, who guided the European Magazine during its first two decades  £18 RARE x 2

    

Hugh Howard, Esq. (1675 or 6-1738), Portrait painter and collector
 Mezzotint by John Faber, 1695-1756, Netherlandish, active in Britain; after Michael Dahl, 1656-1743, Swedish, active in Britain (from 1682); Published by John Faber, in 1737 .  Lettered in black ink, lower left: "MDahl Pinxt. 1723."; lower center: "Hugh Howard Esqr."; lower right: "I. Faber fecit 1737. | Sold by I. Faber at the Golden Head, Bloomsbury Square"  Size 265cm x 21.5cm FULL PAGE  £85




Charles Rogers Esqr., F.A.S and S.A.L.
Charles Rogers (collector; British; Male; 1711 - 1784) Customs official; collector of master drawings and scholar. Author and publisher of 'A collection of prints in imitation of drawings', 2 vols 1778, containing numerous facsimiles of drawings in British collections, and the best art-historical text yet written in Britain. From .The Gentleman's Magazine was a monthly magazine published in London in the 18th, 19th, and early 20th century. The magazine began publication with the January 1731 issue. Over time the magazine had various subtitles, including "monthly intelligencer" and "historical review". It restarted its volume numbering in 1868. It ceased publication in 1907. Size 21 x 12+ cm  £20 rarer dated 1784 x 4



Sir Peter Francis Lewis Bourgeois RA
(November 1753 - 8 January 1811) was a landscape and history painter, and court painter to king George III of the United Kingdom. He also became an art dealer and collector in association with Margaret and Noel Desenfans, and with them he was a founder of Dulwich Picture Gallery, London. He was born in Britain but was of Swiss ancestry.Antique portrait by and published by Ridley  stipple engraving, published  1805. From The Monthly Mirror (1795-1811). Founded by Thomas Bellamy By J. Wright, Sr. John's Square, Clerkenwell publishedby Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe, in the Poultry ; unmounted b  unmounted b  £15 scarce 1798  b x 




George Romney esq
George Romney (26 December 1734 - 15 November 1802) was an English portrait painter. He was the most fashionable artist of his day, painting many leading society figures - including his artistic muse, Emma Hamilton, mistress of Lord Nelson. Published by Jas. Asperne at the Bible, Crown & Constitution, 32 Cornhill, 31, July, 1806 for the EUROPEAN MAGAZINE. and. LONDON REVIEW. Containing. PORTRAITS, VIEWS, BIOGRAPHY, ANECDOTES, LITERATURE,  published and edited by James Asperne (1757 to1820) .It was in direct competition with the Gentleman's Magazine. Its founding editor, James Perry soon passed proprietorship to the Shakespearean scholar Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite, who guided the European Magazine during its first two decades  , engraver.Published: London : James Asperne, No. 2, Cornhill.,  b x 2 cropped to nr plate mark  dated 1806 £20 

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John Sewell, late bookseller of Cornhill
Published by Jas. Asperne at the Bible, Crown & Constitution, 32 Cornhill, 31, July, 1806 for the EUROPEAN MAGAZINE. and. LONDON REVIEW. Containing. PORTRAITS, VIEWS, BIOGRAPHY, ANECDOTES, LITERATURE,  published and edited by James Asperne (1757 to1820) .It was in direct competition with the Gentleman's Magazine. Its founding editor, James Perry soon passed proprietorship to the Shakespearean scholar Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite, who guided the European Magazine during its first two decades  , engraver.Published: London : James Asperne, No. 2, Cornhill.,  b x 2 cropped to nr plate mark  dated 1806 £20 x 3 -

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Sir John Soane
Sir John Soane RA (/soʊn/; 10 September 1753 - 20 January 1837) was an English architect who specialised in the Neo-Classical style. The son of a bricklayer, he rose to the top of his profession, becoming professor of architecture at the Royal Academy and an official architect to the Office of Works. He received a knighthood in 1831.Antique copper engraved print from THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE. and. LONDON REVIEW. ,  published and edited by James Asperne (1757 to1820) .It was in direct competition with the Gentleman's Magazine. Its founding editor, James Perry soon passed proprietorship to the Shakespearean scholar Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite, who guided the European Magazine during its first two decades. £20 rare dated 1790  one of the few of Soane done from life -

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Jean Petitot (Swiss, Geneva 1607-1691 Geneva)/ Sir Toby Matthew (British, Salisbury 1577-1655 Ghent)/Johannes Torrentius (Dutch, Amsterdam 1589-1644 Amsterdam) engraving by oval; Eannerman sc. In the  same plate with Sir Toby Matthews and Torrentius,  from  the second edition of the " Anecdotes of Painting good borders small detailed engraving by Horace Walpole  printed at the Strawberry hill press in 1762, £20 -

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Anton Schoonjans (Sevonyans)(circa 1655-1726),  and Herbert Tuer (died circa 1686)  inset to base)Anthoni Schoonjans (1655 - 13 August 1726) was a Flemish painter.
by Alexander Bannerman line engraving, published from  the second edition of the " Anecdotes of Painting good borders small detailed engraving by Horace Walpole  printed at the Strawberry hill press in 1762, £20 -

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Benjamin West
(1738-1820), History painter and President of the Royal Academy. The American artist Benjamin West settled in London in 1763 where he became successful as a portraitist and history painter. by and published by Thomas Holloway, after Benjamin West
engraving, published 25 April 1798 Size 286 mm x 206 mm paper size some curls to page edge and light surface soiling, two tears in margin to right away from image Image  pulled back to reveal Somerset House beyond at the right.  £35 inc delivery





David Teniers the Elder
(1582 - 29 July 1649), Flemish painter, was born at Antwerp. David Teniers in Het Gulden Kabinet, engraved by Peter van Liesebetten after a painting by Peter de Mol, 1661.Het Gulden Cabinet vande Edel Vry Schilder-Const or The Golden Cabinet of the Noble Liberal Art of Painting is a book by the 17th-century Flemish notary and rederijker Cornelis de Bie published in Antwerp.  This is on laid paper so suspect an 18th c edition £35


 

Livio Mehus pittore

Livio Mehus (May-Hews. Nor.) (1630 - 7 August 1691) was an Flemish painter and engraver of the Baroque period, active mainly in Florence. Copper engraving by  Gregori Carlo (1719/ 1759),drawn by  Campiglia Giovanni Domenico (1692/ 1768), from the self portrait    From A. F. Gori’s  from the  Museum Florentium  which set out to engrave all the portraits of painters, architects, sculptors and patrons of the arts in the major galleries of Florence. Issued in individual parts as it took over thirty years (1731-1766) to complete. The engraving fell to four of Florence’s best artists, Giovanni Domenico Campiglia, Pietro Pazzi, Cosimo Mogalli and Lorenzini. .Size  Page 185 mm. x 275 mm. image 165 mm. x 223 mm. Full page good borders  £125 inc delivery perfect





Carlo le Brun pittore

Charles Le Brun (24 February 1619 - 22 February 1690) was a French painter and art theorist Copper engraving by  Gregori Carlo (1719/ 1759),drawn by  Campiglia Giovanni Domenico (1692/ 1768), from the self portrait  From A. F. Gori’s  from the  Museum Florentium  which set out to engrave all the portraits of painters, architects, sculptors and patrons of the arts in the major galleries of Florence. Issued in individual parts as it took over thirty years (1731-1766) to complete. The engraving fell to four of Florence’s best artists, Giovanni Domenico Campiglia, Pietro Pazzi, Cosimo Mogalli and Lorenzini. .Size  Page 185 mm. x 275 mm. image 165 mm. x 223 mm. Full page good borders  £125 inc delivery perfect





Abraham Hondius
Abraham Hondius (printmaker; painter/draughtsman; Dutch; British; Male; 1625/30 - 1691) Lettered with title and production and publication detail, below image: "Ipse pinx:" and "I. Smith fecit et ex." Size image   Height: 240 millimetres Width: 190 millimetres Later published in John Boydell's 'Illustrious Heads'. Mezzotint, in 1811 full page with text  .  but all  plates were recut by Richard Earlom £85






Giuseppe Vivien pittore (1657/ 1735),

Copper engraving by  Gregori Carlo (1719/ 1759),drawn by  Campiglia Giovanni Domenico (1692/ 1768), from the self portrait of Joseph Vivien (Lyon 1657- Bonn 1734)   FromA. F. Gori’s  from the  Museum Florentium  which set out to engrave all the portraits of painters, architects, sculptors and patrons of the arts in the major galleries of Florence. Issued in individual parts as it took over thirty years (1731-1766) to complete. The engraving fell to four of Florence’s best artists, Giovanni Domenico Campiglia, Pietro Pazzi, Cosimo Mogalli and Lorenzini. .Size  Page 185 mm. x 275 mm. image 165 mm. x 223 mm. Full page good borders  £125 inc delivery perfect




















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Paul Sandby
(1725-1809), Watercolour painter and engraver and a founder of the Royal Academy of Arts  . Paul Sandby was a landscape painter and printmaker who worked principally in watercolour. He became one of the great pioneers of natural English landscape painting, but started out as a military surveyor producing an early survey of Scotland between 1747-1752. After settling in London, he worked as a drawing master to the aristocracy and developed his patronage and reputation through his network of amateur clients. Sandby was a founding member of the Royal Academy which was established in 1768, and subsequently became the first artist to employ aquatint in his picturesque views. Portrait of Paul Sandby; bust, to the right, looking at viewer; wearing queue wig, ... "From a miniature by P. Jean / Engraved by Josh Thomson / Published in the European Magazine. from THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE. and. LONDON REVIEW. Containing. PORTRAITS, VIEWS, BIOGRAPHY, ANECDOTES, LITERATURE,published and edited by James Asperne (1757 to1820) .It was in direct competition with the Gentleman's Magazine. Its founding editor, James Perry soon passed proprietorship to the Shakespearean scholar Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite, who guided the European Magazine during its first two decades . £18 unmounted b x 2 dated 1796



Francois ( Frans) Wouters,
Flemish painter Francois ( Frans) Wouters, , engraved by de Jode, for "The True Effigies of the most eminent Painters", by Sebastiano Resta, 1694 then reprinted as The Portraits of the Most Eminent Painters, and other Famous Artists, That have flourished in Europe. Curiously Engraven on above One Hundred Copper Plates. By F. Bouttats, P. De Jode, Senior, P. De Jode, Junior, W. Hollar, P. Pontius, J. Vorsterman, C. Waumans, &c. From Original Paintings by Anthony Van Dyck, Cornelius Janssesns, Guide Rheni, David Teniers, and other celebrated Masters. With An Account of their Lives, Characters, and most considerable Works. Published London: Printed for, and sold by Joseph Duke, at Virgil's Head, the Back of the Royal-Exchange, next the Bank, 1739) . Francois Wouters also worked in London. This antique copper engraving was printed in 1694 and is in fine condition. The overall size is 12,5 x 7,5 inch. The image size is 8 x 5,5 inch.  £30 unmounted

 

Inigo Jones

mezzotint Published Septr. 2d. 1811, by Boydell & Co. 90, Cheapside, London." by Richard Earlom, (British, 1743-1822)  after Anthony van Dyck (Flemish, 1599-1641) Size    Height: 178 millimetres   Width: 126 millimetres within a large page Later published in John Boydell's 'Illustrious Heads'. Mezzotint, in 1811 full page with text  .  but all  plates were recut by Richard Earlom
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Sir Peter lely
Petrus Lelly Eques Pictor Caroli 2di Magnae Brittaniae Regis. Petrus Lellii Eques pinxit. I. Becket fecit. Cum Privilegio Regis. Sold by Alex: Browne at ye blew . by Isaac Beckett, published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely mezzotint, circa 1684 Size 340 mm x 250 mm  Later published in John Boydell's 'Illustrious Heads'. Mezzotint, in 1811 full page with text  .  but all  plates were recut by Richard Earlom £85



Guilielmus Wissing

William Wissing (painter/draughtsman; Dutch; British; Male; 1656 - 1687) Lettered with title, short biographical caption and production detail, all below image: "W. Wissing pinx:" and "I Smith fe: [inscribed 1687]" Later published in John Boydell's 'Illustrious Heads'. Mezzotint, in 1811 full page with text  .  but all  plates were recut by Richard Earlom




Henry Liverseege
 (1803-1832), English genre painter of literary and folklore subjects.  .by Henry Cousins, after William Bradley mezzotint, published 1835 as the frontespice to the book on his works  'Engravings from the Works of Henry Liverseege. London. Published by Hodgson, Boys and Graves. Printsellers to his Majesty. Pall Mall. £30 unc delivery x 2



Sir George Howland Beaumont,
7th Bt (1753-1827), Art patron, connoisseur and landscape painter From The British Gallery of Contemporary Portraits, Being a Series of Engravings of the Most Eminent Persons Now Living or Lately Deceased in Great Britain and Ireland: From Drawings Accurately Made from Life or from the Most Approved Original Pictures, Accompanied by Short Biographical Notices, 2 vols. published by  T. Cadell & Davies, London, 1810  to 1822 Size normally   38 x 32 cm but page sizes vary from folio down  unmounted £30




Benjamin West
(1738-1820), History painter and President of the Royal Academy  From The British Gallery of Contemporary Portraits, Being a Series of Engravings of the Most Eminent Persons Now Living or Lately Deceased in Great Britain and Ireland: From Drawings Accurately Made from Life or from the Most Approved Original Pictures, Accompanied by Short Biographical Notices, 2 vols. published by  T. Cadell & Davies, London, 1810  to 1822 Size normally   38 x 32 cm but page sizes vary from folio down  unmounted £30



Henry Tresham
(1749?-1814), Painter From The British Gallery of Contemporary Portraits, Being a Series of Engravings of the Most Eminent Persons Now Living or Lately Deceased in Great Britain and Ireland: From Drawings Accurately Made from Life or from the Most Approved Original Pictures, Accompanied by Short Biographical Notices, 2 vols. published by  T. Cadell & Davies, London, 1810  to 1822 Size normally   38 x 32 cm but page sizes vary from folio down  unmounted £30 x 2




Sir Peter Francis Bourgeois
(1756-1811), Landscape painter; founder of Dulwich Picture Gallery  From The British Gallery of Contemporary Portraits, Being a Series of Engravings of the Most Eminent Persons Now Living or Lately Deceased in Great Britain and Ireland: From Drawings Accurately Made from Life or from the Most Approved Original Pictures, Accompanied by Short Biographical Notices, 2 vols. published by  T. Cadell & Davies, London, 1810  to 1822 Size normally   38 x 32 cm but page sizes vary from folio down  unmounted £30 x 2



Henry Thomson
(1773-1843), Painter and illustrator  From The British Gallery of Contemporary Portraits, Being a Series of Engravings of the Most Eminent Persons Now Living or Lately Deceased in Great Britain and Ireland: From Drawings Accurately Made from Life or from the Most Approved Original Pictures, Accompanied by Short Biographical Notices, 2 vols. published by  T. Cadell & Davies, London, 1810  to 1822 Size normally   38 x 32 cm but page sizes vary from folio down  unmounted £30 x 2




George Rose
(1797-1864), Watercolourist, draughtsman and lithographer From The British Gallery of Contemporary Portraits, Being a Series of Engravings of the Most Eminent Persons Now Living or Lately Deceased in Great Britain and Ireland: From Drawings Accurately Made from Life or from the Most Approved Original Pictures, Accompanied by Short Biographical Notices, 2 vols. published by  T. Cadell & Davies, London, 1810  to 1822 Size normally   38 x 32 cm but page sizes vary from folio down  unmounted £30



Thomas Stothard
1755-1834  Painter and illustrator From The British Gallery of Contemporary Portraits, Being a Series of Engravings of the Most Eminent Persons Now Living or Lately Deceased in Great Britain and Ireland: From Drawings Accurately Made from Life or from the Most Approved Original Pictures, Accompanied by Short Biographical Notices, 2 vols. published by  T. Cadell & Davies, London, 1810  to 1822 Size normally   38 x 32 cm but page sizes vary from folio down  unmounted £30 x 2




Martin Archer Shee
Sir Martin Archer Shee 1769-1850  Portrait painter and President of the Royal Academy From The British Gallery of Contemporary Portraits, Being a Series of Engravings of the Most Eminent Persons Now Living or Lately Deceased in Great Britain and Ireland: From Drawings Accurately Made from Life or from the Most Approved Original Pictures, Accompanied by Short Biographical Notices, 2 vols. published by  T. Cadell & Davies, London, 1810  to 1822 Size normally   38 x 32 cm but page sizes vary from folio down  unmounted £30



Philip James de Loutherbourg, Esq. R.A
Painter From The British Gallery of Contemporary Portraits, Being a Series of Engravings of the Most Eminent Persons Now Living or Lately Deceased in Great Britain and Ireland: From Drawings Accurately Made from Life or from the Most Approved Original Pictures, Accompanied by Short Biographical Notices, 2 vols. published by  T. Cadell & Davies, London, 1810  to 1822 Size normally   38 x 32 cm but page sizes vary from folio down  unmounted £30




John Hoppner (1758-1810),
Painter From The British Gallery of Contemporary Portraits, Being a Series of Engravings of the Most Eminent Persons Now Living or Lately Deceased in Great Britain and Ireland: From Drawings Accurately Made from Life or from the Most Approved Original Pictures, Accompanied by Short Biographical Notices, 2 vols. published by  T. Cadell & Davies, London, 1810  to 1822 Size normally   38 x 32 cm but page sizes vary from folio down  unmounted £30 x 2



Joseph Nollekens

(1737-1823), Sculptor From The British Gallery of Contemporary Portraits, Being a Series of Engravings of the Most Eminent Persons Now Living or Lately Deceased in Great Britain and Ireland: From Drawings Accurately Made from Life or from the Most Approved Original Pictures, Accompanied by Short Biographical Notices, 2 vols. published by  T. Cadell & Davies, London, 1810  to 1822 Size normally   38 x 32 cm but page sizes vary from folio down  unmounted £30




Sir David Wilkie
(1785-1841), Painter . The British Gallery of Contemporary Portraits, Being a Series of Engravings of the Most Eminent Persons Now Living or Lately Deceased in Great Britain and Ireland: From Drawings Accurately Made from Life or from the Most Approved Original Pictures, Accompanied by Short Biographical Notices, 2 vols. published by  T. Cadell & Davies, London, 1810  to 1822 Size normally   38 x 32 cm but page sizes vary from folio down  unmounted £30 printers crease left x 2



Benvenuto Cellini
Sculptor Drawn by by Giorgio Vasari (30 July 1511 - 27 June 1574)  for his Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects later engraving by J.Collyer (14 September 1748 - 24 December 1827), From the paper c 1790 Cannot locate only later images taken from this one




John Bacon the Elder
(1740-1799), Sculptor. Antique copper engraved print from THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE. and. LONDON REVIEW. ,  published and edited by James Asperne (1757 to1820) .It was in direct competition with the Gentleman's Magazine. Its founding editor, James Perry soon passed proprietorship to the Shakespearean scholar Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite, who guided the European Magazine during its first two decades. £15 rare dated 1790 b x 2




John Bacon the Elder
(1740-1799), Sculptor.Antique copper engraved print from THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE. and. LONDON REVIEW. Containing. PORTRAITS, VIEWS, BIOGRAPHY, ANECDOTES, LITERATURE,  published and edited by James Asperne (1757 to1820) .It was in direct competition with the Gentleman's Magazine. Its founding editor, James Perry soon passed proprietorship to the Shakespearean scholar Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite, who guided the European Magazine during its first two decades  , engraver.Published: London : James Asperne, No. 2, Cornhill.,  b x 3 dated 18183




 Mr Tomkins
Peltro William Tomkins (1759-1840), Engraver and draughtsman . Published for the Proprietor, sold by Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, London, 1807.  Engraving of Tomkins by Luigi Schiavonetti, based on the work of George Engleheart, a miniature painter. b x 4



 Mr Andrew Brice of Exeter, Printer
From  The Universal Magazine published by J. Hinton at the King's Arms in Newgate Street. The Universal Magazine was a monthly magazine founded by John Hinton and published between 1747 and 1799 mainly by subscription. Size 191 mm x 130 mm paper size Printed 1783b unmounted £20 x 4




Thomas Flatman

(1635-1688), Miniature painter and poet. line engraving by Anthony Walker (1726-1765, British), after John Hayls (1595-1679), published originally in 1682. Size 157 mm x 98 mm) paper size Similar to Universal magazine but larger crease to corner£16 x 2



H.W.Bunbury esq
Henry William Bunbury (1750-1811), Artist and caricaturist .Pub Oct 31st 1812 from the 'Monthly Magazine or, British register'. (1796- 1843) printed in  London  by Wheble began publication in February 1796. Richard Phillips was the publisher and a contributor on political issues. The editor for the first ten years was the literary jack-of-all- trades, Dr John Aiken £16




Thomas Flatman
(1635-1688), Miniature painter and poet . Copperplate engraving from Richardson's "Portraits illustrating Granger's Biographical History of England," London, 1792-1812. Published by William Richardson, printseller, London. James Granger (1723-1776) was an English clergyman, biographer, and print collector. Dated 1794 by W. Richardson No 31 Strand.. page size 25 x 33 cm £16 x 5






Robert White (1645-1703), Engraver
by Alexander Bannerman line engraving, published from  the first  edition of the " Anecdotes of Painting good borders small detailed engraving by Horace Walpole  printed at the Strawberry hill press in 1762, £20 sent cleaned x 2




Sir Nathaniel Bacon (1585-1627), Country gentleman and painter.

Copper line engraving, by Thomas Chambers (Chambars), after Sir Nathaniel Bacon Published 1762 Size 170 mm x 127 mm plate size + one cut to plate mark £20


Philip H. André
 Lithographer .... then known as 'Polyautography,' with a portrait of , its first introducer into England, in the 'Gentleman's Magazine labelled as the first Polyautographic Printer in England in 1801. From The Gentleman's Magazine  a monthly magazine published in London in the 18th, 19th, and early 20th century. The magazine began publication with the January 1731 issue. Over time the magazine had various subtitles, including "monthly intelligencer" and "historical review". published by Vernor, Hood & Sharpe published after 1804 135 mm x 102 mm paper size b  x 2 £16 unmounted

 

William Sharp,
 by William Sharp (1749-1824), Engraver. , published by John Smith, after George Francis Joseph (1764-1846), Portrait and subject painter., published 12 May 1817 367 mm x 310 mm paper size.£120 surface soiling otherwise stunning




the Death of Leonard de Vincey / Leonardo da Vinci
 Antique copper engraved print from THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE. and. LONDON REVIEW. ,  published and edited by James Asperne (1757 to1820) .It was in direct competition with the Gentleman's Magazine. Its founding editor, James Perry soon passed proprietorship to the Shakespearean scholar Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite, who guided the European Magazine during its first two decades. £15 rare dated 1782



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