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— The Great Christmas Fair 1 —

 

The Great Masters

of 15th – 19th centuries

at Agreeable Prices for Your Home

In steel engravings after the most famous and most beautiful paintings in the great collections as the Dresden Gallery, the Pinakothek in Munich, the Berlin Museums, the Belvedere and several more. – Throughout with mostly English-German parallel caption. – Mostly only faint foxing here and there in the white margins not expressly mentioned in each case.

Subdivided into centuries, artists are in the order of their respective year of birth. Therefore the one or other may not appear in the century he belongs to artistically, but in the previous.

1401-1500  –  1501-1600  –  1601-1700  –  1701-1800  –  1801-1900

 

Rogier van der Weyden
( Rogier de le Pasture )
Tournai 1398/1400 – Brussels 1464

The Holy Virgin. With the child on her arms before an altar niche. In the framing on one side Eve with the snake, on the other side the expulsion from paradise with Adam and the archangel. Above the Lord himself. Steel engraving by William French (c. 1815 – East Grinstead 1898). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 7⅜ × 4¼ in (18.7 × 10.8 cm). – See the complete description.

Offer no. 14,933 / EUR  78. (c. US$ 85.) + shipping

Saint Katharine. With the sword in her hand, the crown and part of the broken wheel lying on the ground. On the path down the valley halting rider as suposedly the rejected suitor Emperor Maxentius. View over gardens and a river valley with castle. Steel engraving by William French (c. 1815 – East Grinstead 1898). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 7⅜ × 4 in (18.6 × 10.2 cm). – See the complete description.

Offer no. 14,934 / EUR  64. (c. US$ 70.) + shipping

Albrecht Dürer
1471 Nuremberg 1528

A. Dürer. Half-length portrait. Steel engraving by William French (c. 1815 – East Grinstead 1898). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 5⅞ × 4 in (14.8 × 10 cm). – After the painting of 1500/04.

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more by/after Albrecht Dürer…

 

Fra Bartolomeo di San Marco
1472 Florence 1517

(The Presentation in the Temple.) The child Christ handed over to the priest by Mary. Besides two women another priest in more plain cloth, but holding the dove of the Holy Ghost. Steel engraving by Johann Karl Kracker (Nuremberg 1823 – Munich 1879). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 8⅛ × 5¾ in (20.6 × 14.7 cm).

Offer no. 14,304 / EUR  50. (c. US$ 55.) + shipping

Lucas Cranach
Kronach 1472 – Weimar 1553

(Christ and the Holy Women.) In open landscape. Steel engraving by J. Hahn. 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 7¼ × 4⅝ in (18.3 × 11.8 cm).

Offer no. 14,244 / EUR  50. (c. US$ 55.) + shipping

Francesco Vecellio
1475? Pieve di Cadore c. 1560

Ecce Homo. Hands bound, holding the broken stick, the shawl drawn away by a hangman. Steel engraving by Johannes Sonnenleiter (Nuremberg 1825 – Vienna 1907). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 6⅞ × 5 in (17.6 × 12.8 cm).

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Tiziano Vecellio
Pieve di Cadore 1477/1480/1489/1490 – Venice 1576

Danae. Young woman in the nude on her bed ecstatically looking at the rain of golden coins that falls partly between her legs, partly is collected by the maid with a large silverplate. Steel engraving by Johann Philipp Walther (Mühlhausen, Upper Palatinate, 1798 – Nuremberg 1868). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 5¾ × 6⅛ in (14.5 × 15.6 cm).

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The Vow. Half-length figure of a young man to the left, his right on his chest, in his left two arrows. Steel engraving by William French (c. 1815 – East Grinstead 1898). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 7¼ × 4¾ in (18.3 × 12 cm).

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St. Catharine. Half-length figure, holding a feather in her left. Steel engraving by William French (c. 1815 – East Grinstead 1898). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 6⅝ × 4½ in (16.8 × 11.5 cm).

Offer no. 14,287 / EUR  46. (c. US$ 50.) + shipping

Tizian’s Daughter Lavinia. Half-length figure with diadem and a plate with fruit + flowers hold high. Steel engraving by William French (c. 1815 – East Grinstead 1898). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 6⅜ × 4¼ in (16.2 × 10.9 cm). – After the painting worked 1546 for the countess Rangoni Pallavicini.

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Giorgione
= Giorgio Barbarelli da Castelfranco, Castelfranco, Veneto, 1477/78 – Venice 1510

Jacob and Rachel. Amongst the large herd. On the left two shepherds, one of which refilling the watering tank for the goats. In the background house and church. Steel engraving by Albert Henry Payne (London 1812 – Leipsic 1902). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 5⅜ × 7¼ in (13.6 × 18.3 cm).

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School of Giorgione

(Vanity.) Young lady in an off-the-shoulder gown, her right leaning on a mirror in which a table full of jewellery and woman looking into a handheld mirror are seen. Steel engraving by Albert Henry Payne (London 1812 – Leipsic 1902). C. 1845. 6¾ × 4¾ in (17 × 12.2 cm).

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Bernardino Luini
Italy 1480/85 – 1532

Herodias’s Daughter. Half-length portrait of the grandchild of Herodes the Great, on the silver plate the head of John the Baptist she had danced for. Steel engraving by Friedrich Fränkel (1832 Nuremberg 1891). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 6⅝ × 4½ in (16.7 × 11.4 cm).

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Giovanni Girolamo Savoldo
Brescia before 1480 – after 1548

A Venetian Lady. Half-length figure to the left. Steel engraving by William French (c. 1815 – East Grinstead 1898). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 6⅜ × 4⅜ in (16.1 × 11 cm).

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Jacopo Palma il Vecchio
Serinalta, Bergamo, 1480 – Venice 1528

Violante. The artist’s fair daughter praised by the contemporaries in half-length portrait to the right. Steel engraving by William French (c. 1815 – East Grinstead 1898). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 6¼ × 4⅜ in (15.8 × 11 cm).

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Raffaello Santi (=Raphael Urbinas)
Urbino 1483 – Rome 1520

The Virgin and Children. With the two children, of which the child St. John holding the cross. In the distance lake with town and dwelling. Steel engraving by William French (c. 1815 – East Grinstead 1898). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 7½ × 5¼ in (19.1 × 13.3 cm).

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Madonna di Casa. With the child on her arms. In the background town. Steel engraving by C. Eulenstein. 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 7¼ × 4½ in (18.5 × 11.5 cm).

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The Madonna (St. Sixtus). With the child on her arms and gliding over the clouds. On the left, but a bit below, the saint. Below at the picture’s edge two putti. Steel engraving by William French (c. 1815 – East Grinstead 1898). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 8½ × 5½ in (21.7 × 14 cm).

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– The same. Steel engraving by Andrew Duncan (1795 – London um 1845). C. 1840. 7½ × 5⅛ in (19 × 13 cm).

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Giovanni Antonio de Lodesanis Pordenone
Pordenone 1484 – Ferrara 1539

Christ and Matthew. The appointment of the publican into the apostolate. The latter heaped up his cash onto the table and takes it with his left. Steel engraving by Albert Henry Payne (London 1812 – Leipsic 1902). C. 1850. 6⅝ × 6⅝ in (16.7 × 16.7 cm).

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Andrea del Sarto
1486 Florence 1530

The Burial of Christ. With the praying mother. At her side the archangels. Steel engraving by Albrecht Fürchtegott Schultheiss (Nuremberg 1823 – Munich 1909). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 5⅞ × 6⅜ in (15 × 16.3 cm).

Offer no. 14,208 / EUR  50. (c. US$ 55.) + shipping

The Virgin and Child. Sitting in a niche on a table carried by a lion and surrounded by eight saints. Steel engraving by Albert Henry Payne (London 1812 – Leipsic 1902). C. 1845. 7 × 4¾ in (17.7 × 12.2 cm).

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Giulio Romano (= Giulio Pippi)
Rome 1492 – Mantua 1546

The Holy Family. Washing the child. Hold by the mother the boy stands in the bathing bowl being washed with the water the child St. John pours over him. Steel engraving by Jähnige. C. 1850. 7⅝ × 5⅛ in (19.5 × 13 cm).

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St. Margaret (of Antioche). In the snake pit showing the holy cross to the monster. Steel engraving by William French (c. 1815 – East Grinstead 1898). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 7⅝ × 4⅜ in (19.4 × 11 cm).

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Correggio (= Antonio Allegri)
c. 1489 Correggio 1534

Magdalen. Young woman lying in an open landscape and reading in a book. Steel engraving by William French (c. 1815 – East Grinstead 1898). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 5⅝ × 6⅝ in (14.3 × 16.8 cm).

Correggio “was most tempted by those things that should reflect the charm of a beautiful sensuous appearance, an idyllic atmosphere”. Such a work is his “Magdalen”.

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– The same. Steel engraving by Albert Henry Payne (London 1812 – Leipsic 1902). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 5½ × 6¾ in (14 × 17 cm).

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The Nativity (La Notte, Adoration of the Shepherds). With the shepherds. In a cloud above the angels. Steel engraving by William French (c. 1815 – East Grinstead 1898). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 7⅞ × 5 in (20 × 12.8 cm).

“World-famous is Correggio’s Night which has become subject for novellas and poetries. The amazing and the eyes-enchanting in this painting is the gradation from highest light to the deepest darkness.” (Nagler). By the way exemplary for Nagler’s general remark on Correggio “The grace of his youthful figures and heads as characteristic of him has a large similarity to that pet physiognomy of da Vinci … so that the presumption becomes probable, Correggio’s first sensation for this special attribute of the rosy youth in the nature” has been nurtured by this.

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St. Sebastian. Pointing with his arm to Our Lady with child gliding above the clouds with putti dancing around her. Appearing again on the left bound to the tree while another putto shows him a church. Steel engraving by William French (c. 1815 – East Grinstead 1898). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 7⅞ × 4⅜ in (19.9 × 11.2 cm). –  Figurative  picture.

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Hans Holbein the Younger
Augsburg 1497/98 – London 1543

The Madonna (with the family of the Basle mayor (Jakob) Meyer). With crown and standing with the child on her arms in a niche. On the sides the – mostly – praying family. Steel engraving by William French (c. 1815 – East Grinstead 1898). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 7⅞ × 4⅜ in (20 × 11.2 cm). – See the complete description.

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Mr. Hubert Morett. The goldsmith of Henry VIII of England in rich garment with fur trimming holding gloves and a short sword. Half-length figure from the front. Steel engraving by Albrecht Fürchtegott Schultheiss (Nuremberg 1823 – Munich 1909). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. Signiert, bezeichnet.7 × 4¾ in (17.7 × 12.2 cm).

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more by/after Hans Holbein II …

 

1401-1500  –  1501-1600  –  1601-1700  –  1701-1800  –  1801-1900


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