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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

 

L. Fröhlich
c. 19th century

(The Fairytaler.) Sitting on a way in the meadow and surrounded by boys and girls of every age. Steel engraving by William French (c. 1815 – East Grinstead 1898). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 6 × 7¼ in (15.3 × 18.3 cm).

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Johann Wilhelm Preyer
Rhyedt 1803 – Dusseldorf 1889

(A Sparrow’s Breakfast.) On the snowy road in a hazy morning a flight of sparrows contends for a horse’s legacy while ignoring that of the rider – a pipe’s head. Meanwhile both in the middle distance. Here a farm, too. Steel engraving by Thomas Heawood (c. 1850 – Leipsic before 1911). C. 1852. 6⅜ × 7⅛ in (16.1 × 18.2 cm). – After the painting from 1852 (Boetticher 16).

“ His preference drew (Gustav Preyer) to painting landscapes, and that he had a calling for it several very well pictures show ” (Nagler).

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Wilhelm von Kaulbach
Arolsen 1805 – Munich 1874

Kaulbach. (Painting the “Destruction of Jerusalem”.) Sitting on a pedestal and working at the painting measuring about 19 ft 8¼ in × 22 ft 11⅝ in (6 × 7 metres) and executed between 1842 + 1847. Steel engraving at Albert Henry Payne (London 1812 – Leipsic 1902), Leipsic + Dresden. C. 1850. 8 × 5⅛ in (20.4 × 13 cm).

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August Ferdinand Hopfgarten
1807 Berlin 1896

Almsgiving. At the entrance of the graveyard three little girls ask the two women coming to visit the graves – both with bible and cross in their hands – for alms which they receive of course. Steel engraving by Albert Henry Payne (London 1812 – Leipsic 1902). C. 1845. 6¼ × 6⅞ in (15.8 × 17.6 cm).

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Karl von Enhuber
Hof, Bavaria, 1811 – Munich 1867

(The Village Painter.) Sitting in his roof study with fur cap and a book on his knees. Behind the bench his wife holding a plaster figure – the theme of the book – and a palette. That of the artist on an old overturned vat though. Steel engraving by Albert Henry Payne (London 1812 – Leipsic 1902). C. 1845. 8¼ × 6⅛ in (21 × 15.7 cm).

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Vincent Vidal
Carcassonne 1811 – Paris 1887

(Lord Byron as Boy.) In a black dress, standing on an armchair, a hat in his hand. Steel engraving by Albert Henry Payne (London 1812 – Leipsic 1902). C. 1845. 7½ × 5⅛ in (19.2 × 13 cm).

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Johann Georg Meyer of Bremen
Bremen 1813 – Berlin 1886

The Flower Girl. Sitting to the left at a window, a basket full of flowers on her lap and binding a wreath. Steel engraving by Albert Henry Payne (London 1812 – Leipsic 1902). C. 1845. 8¾ × 6 in (22.2 × 15.2 cm). – Top rounded.

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Célestin Nanteuil
Rome 1813 – Marlotte 1873

(The Arcadians.) Young flute player sitting on the well and adored by two girls one of which together bathing her feet and holding a dog in her arms. Steel engraving by William French (c. 1815 – East Grinstead 1898). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 8¾ × 6 in (22.3 × 15.3 cm).

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Adolf Tidemand
Mandal, Norway, 1814 – Kristiania 1876

(The Morning Visit.) The young woman with the still sleepy child on the lap listening to the tales of the neighbour. On the table coffee-pot and cups. Steel engraving by J. Heawood. C. 1850. 6⅜ × 6¾ in (16.3 × 17.1 cm).

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Julius Friedrich Anton Schrader
1815 Berlin 1900

(The Chiotin at the Well.) In oriental costume, holding a jug under the fish-head bung-hole. On the left another woman with the already filled jug on her head going down to the village in the valley. Steel engraving by William French (c. 1815 – East Grinstead 1898). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 7¾ × 5⅝ in (19.8 × 14.4 cm).

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Constant Joseph Brochart
Lille 1816 – Paris 1899

Mignonne. Young girl holding a cat at her chest that reaches out for her chin. Steel engraving by Koch. 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 6½ × 4⅜ in (16.6 × 11.2 cm). – Pendant to the following.

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(The Rose’s Greeting.) Young girl, on her lap a dog with a rose in its teeth. Steel engraving by C. Eulenstein. 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 6½ × 4⅜ in (16.6 × 11.1 cm). – Erroneously attributed to Boockach.

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Frederick William Burton
1816 Corofin House on Inchiquin Lake, co. Clare, Eire, – London 1900

(Sounds of Love.) Lady playing the harp. Behind view into the garden with an ancient statue. Steel engraving by William French (c. 1815 – East Grinstead 1898). C. 1850. 7⅝ × 4¾ in (19.5 × 12 cm).

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Harold John Stanley
Lincoln 1817 – Munich 1867

Isabelle. Young lady looking from her box with the opera glass. Steel engraving by Albert Henry Payne (London 1812 – Leipsic 1902). C. 1850. 5⅞ × 6½ in (14.8 × 16.5 cm).

Fine presentation of the opera glass and as such rare. – Stanley began with his studies at the London Academy, but is known especially as pupil of Kaulbach in Munich though.

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(Knodler’s first Studies.) The studious little Knodler kneeling at a footstool used as desk and writing what the elder girl at the door dictates. On the left another child. Steel engraving by Albert Henry Payne (London 1812 – Leipsic 1902). C. 1850. 7⅛ × 4½ in (18.2 × 11.3 cm).

Lovely sujet, to be attributed to Stanley’s Tyrolese folk scenes. – Stanley began with his studies at the London Academy, but is known especially as pupil of Kaulbach in Munich though.

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Christian Eduard Böttcher
Imgenbroich 1818 – Dusseldorf 1889

(The Friend’s Day of Honour.) Young girl in traditional costume strewing flowers for bridal procession lead by a brass band. Steel engraving by Albert Henry Payne (London 1812 – Leipsic 1902). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 7⅝ × 5¼ in (19.5 × 13.3 cm). – Boetticher 14 (“Flowers strewn on the way”).

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Eduard Hildebrandt
Danzig 1818 – Berlin 1869

The Wood Gatherers. 2 children with brushwood bundles and a dog on the banks of an obviously frozen water. In the hazy distance town and church. Steel engraving by Albert Henry Payne (London 1812 – Leipsic 1902). C. 1850. 6¼ × 7¼ in (15.9 × 18.5 cm).

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(The Coastal Skipper’s Children.) At the edge of the dunes watching a common crab. On the water two cutter. Steel engraving by Albert Henry Payne (London 1812 – Leipsic 1902). C. 1850. 6⅛ × 7¼ in (15.5 × 18.3 cm). – Boetticher 36. – After Hildebrandt’s painting of 1847.

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(The Girl from Yasmund.) On the narrow strand of the steep coast with dog, looking out on the sea. Nearby boat and anchor. In the distance fishermen at a landed cutter. Steel engraving by Albert Henry Payne (London 1812 – Leipsic 1902). C. 1850. 7¼ × 5⅜ in (18.3 × 13.6 cm).

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Carl Hilgers
1818 Dusseldorf 1890

Winter Amusements (Amsterdam). Smoking, drinking, chatting, and skating on the ice near the pier. Some masts showing up in the haze. Steel engraving by William French (c. 1815 – East Grinstead 1898). C. 1850. 6¼ × 7¼ in (16 × 18.3 cm).

Hilgers “was especially fortunate with winter landscapes, namely motifs from Holland: Skaters on the ice …” (Thieme-Becker).

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Franz Wischebrink
Burgsteinfurt 1818 – Dusseldorf 1884

(Domestic Joy)– Felicità Domestica. The young parents at the cradle with the newly born. The mother with milk bottle, the father stuffing the pipe. On the right loom. Steel engraving by Schuler for the Kunstanstalt des Österreichischen Lloyd in Trieste. C. 1850. 6⅛ × 6⅜ in (15.5 × 16.2 cm).

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August de Wilde ?
Lokeren 1819 – St. Nicolas 1886

(The Sun Beam.) Young girl sitting in a mural arch at some needlework. Steel engraving by Albert Henry Payne (London 1812 – Leipsic 1902) after de Wildte. C. 1840. 6½ × 4⅝ in (16.5 × 11.8 cm).

Used as engraved title for Payne’s Universum und Buch der Kunst, III.

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Ludwig Erdmann
Böddeken 1820 – Dusseldorf before 1891

(A Fine Specimen!) The artist standing on a small table reviewing – the brush still in his hand – his work: a somewhat naive sunflower over the mantelpiece. On the table several colour pots together with his coat and other painting utensils. Steel engraving by William French (c. 1815 – East Grinstead 1898). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 7⅝ × 5½ in (19.3 × 14 cm).

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Edouard de Beaumont
Lannion 1821 – Paris 1888

(Sweet Desire.) Young girl keeping with her right some apples in her skirt while holding a branch with cherries too high for the little boy. Steel engraving by William French (c. 1815 – East Grinstead 1898). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 7⅝ × 5¼ in (19.3 × 13.4 cm). – See the pendant by Charles Bargue.

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Heinrich Leutemann
Großzschocher near Leipsic 1824 – Wittgensdorf, Chemnitz, 1905

(The unequal Comrades.) Girl admonishing dog, cat, and crow to peaceful community during feeding. At the gate a carriage and pair is made ready for fieldwork. Steel engraving by Albert Henry Payne (London 1812 – Leipsic 1902). C. 1840. 5¾ × 6⅛ in (14.5 × 15.5 cm).

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(The Morning.) Young girl feeding the poultry. While caressing one of the doves two others already setting about the corn while on the ground all stay in attentive expectation. Steel engraving by Albert Henry Payne (London 1812 – Leipsic 1902). C. 1850. 8 × 5⅜ in (20.2 × 13.8 cm).

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Julius Sigismund Röder
1824 Berlin 1860

(The Beetle Collector.) Boy and girl with May bugs. (1853.) Steel engraving by Albert Henry Payne (London 1812 – Leipsic 1902). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 6⅛ × 6⅝ in (15.5 × 16.7 cm). – Boetticher 6.

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Nanni. Flower girl, sitting on a stone bank. Steel engraving by William French (c. 1815 – East Grinstead 1898). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 7¾ × 5⅜ in (19.6 × 13.8 cm).

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Charles Bargue
1825 Paris 1883

(Little Eve.) Young girl in off-the-shoulder dress arrogantly withholding the apples in her arm from the little sister. Steel engraving by William French (c. 1815 – East Grinstead 1898). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 7⅝ × 5¼ in (19.4 × 13.4 cm). – See the pendant by Edouard de Beaumont.

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Charles Verlat
1824 Antwerp 1890

(The Morning Greeting.) The mother with the child on her lap is greeted by the parrot. On the table carafe and fruit bowl. Steel engraving by William French (c. 1815 – East Grinstead 1898). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 6 × 6½ in (15.2 × 16.4 cm).

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Benjamin Vautier
Morges 1829 – Dusseldorf 1898

(Winter Joys & Sufferings.) Joyful downhill slide at the snowy slope at the house while one of the boys not just lost his school utensils when falling, but is to be comforted by the elder sister. Steel engraving by Wagner. 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 7½ × 5⅞ in (19 × 14.8 cm).

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more by/after Benjamin Vautier …

 

G. v. d. Eckhout?

Simeon in the Temple. Kneeling with the child in his arms, before him cage of doves. Lively scenery in partly splendid garments. Steel engraving by Albert Henry Payne (London 1812 – Leipsic 1902). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 6 × 6½ in (15.1 × 16.6 cm).

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Unknown

(The Evening at the Lake.) The herding boys, partly riding on a horse, watering cattle and goats. Below the picturesque trees on the banks wood stacks, but also further livestock and figurines. Steel engraving by Albert Henry Payne (London 1812 – Leipsic 1902). C. 1840. 6½ × 8¾ in (16.5 × 22.3 cm). –  Scenery  full of atmosphere.

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(The Carthuse.) Picturesque view on waterfall and distant mountains. In front at the outlet below a property peasants, partly mounted, with cattle. Coloured steel engraving by Albert Henry Payne (London 1812 – Leipsic 1902) after Rosall. C. 1840. 8½ × 5⅞ in (21.6 × 14.8 cm).

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The Strange Physician. Little girl with the puppet in one, the puppet’s head in the other hand comes to the blacksmith who obviously has some experience with medical treatments of this kind. In the background the journeyman at the great bellows for the forge. Steel engraving by Illmann Brothers after Seippel. C. 1845. 5⅛ × 6½ in (12.9 × 16.5 cm). – Folds running through the upper right corner, three small tears repaired, a bit brownish throughout.

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(The Female Calculator.) Girl sitting at home at the stove, the slate pressed to her chest and thinking about a lesson. Steel engraving by Albert Henry Payne (London 1812 – Leipsic 1902) after Adolf Sehl. C. 1840. 7⅝ × 5⅜ in (19.5 × 13.8 cm).

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The Poet Goethe at Frankfurt (Main). The youthful Goethe as one of the several skaters of both sexes before the dome. Steel engraving by Illman Brothers. C. 1845. 7⅛ × 4¾ in (18.2 × 12 cm).

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


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