Lot 488: Bolswert (Schelte Adams, 1576-1659)



2015-10-06 14:52:25

Lot 488: Bolswert (Schelte Adams, 1576-1659). Johannes Baptista Barbe, after Anthony Van Dyck, circa 1635-40, etching with engraving on laid paper with indistinct watermark, a good strong impression, with wide margins, plate size 245 x 160mm (9.6 x 6.25ins), sheet size 355 x 229mm (14 x 9ins), together with Margareta Princeps Lotharingia Ducissa Serenissima Aurelianensis, after Anthony Van Dyck, circa 1640, etching with engraving on laid paper, with margins, plate size 245 x 180mm (9.6 x 7.1ins), sheet size 285 x 219mm (11.25 x 8.6ins), with collector's stamp of Oswald Stein to verso, plus Turner (Edward, 19th century), Rural landscape with ruined archway and figures on a path, pen & brown ink on paper, laid down on backing paper with contemporary ink ruled and wash mount, initialled E.T. to wash border lower left, and inscribed to verso 'May Forbes The gift of E. Turner March 31st and last day', 150 x 225mm (5.9 x 8.9ins), plus 14 other various pen & ink or pencil drawings, mostly 19th century, but including a few 18th century, including a pencil portrait on paper of the scriptural geologist Granville Penn (1761-1844), with monogram T.S. (autograph signature of the sitter attached to lower corner), a small pencil study of cherubs on laid paper, numbered in ink to top corner, 134, etc., various sizes. Mauquoy-Hendrickx 20 for the first item, a portrait of the Flemish engraver Jean-Baptiste Barbe, published as part of Van Dyck's Iconographie. (17) Dominic Winter's Antiques & Fine Art Auction October 2015 Thursday, 15th October 2015 Estimate: £400-500
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