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Topic: etchings

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1994
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1994
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Sublime and beautiful reflections on the French revolution, or the man in the moon at large

Sublime and beautiful reflections on the French revolution, or the man...

Print shows Edmund Burke sitting at a desk on a crescent moon, holding a quill pen, an open "pamphlet" and an inkwell are on the desk, broken chains hang from his wrists; a scene on the front of the desk, label... more

The OP spectacles / Cruikshank del.

The OP spectacles / Cruikshank del.

Satire showing head of Clifford with two circles representing huge spectacles, "Old house old prices & no private boxes" and "Old house old prices & no pigeon holes," over his eyes. Each circle contains a symme... more

[Un officier allemand portant un drapeau, accompagné d'un tambour, d'un fifre et de deux soldats] / DH.

[Un officier allemand portant un drapeau, accompagné d'un tambour, d'u...

Five German soldiers, one carrying a sword, one playing the fife, a drummer whose drum bears Hopfer's initials, one carrying a flag, and one carrying a halberd.

Dies

Dies

Print portrays the mythological story of Icarus showing him falling from the sky over a large river. Includes four lines of verse.

The fumbler's clubb

The fumbler's clubb

Print shows a group of men, a nursemaid and a housemaid admiring a "baby" which is actually a cat wrapped in swaddling. Text under image is satire of man, unable to father children, who thinks a cat is his child.

St. Christopher

St. Christopher

St. Christopher walking through water with cherub on shoulder.

Varie figure di Jacopo Callot, fecit

Varie figure di Jacopo Callot, fecit

Ten people standing around table with a man selling small prints(?).

[The captain]

[The captain]

Print shows Capitano, a stock character in the Commedia dell'arte, with theatrical stage set and spectators in background.

[Capricci di varie figure, no. 2] / di Jacopo Callot ... .

[Capricci di varie figure, no. 2] / di Jacopo Callot ... .

Prints depicting various characters such as comedians and soldiers.

[Vue du Louvre] / Callot, fec.

[Vue du Louvre] / Callot, fec.

The Louvre, Paris, France, with many boats on the Seine in foreground, during annual jousting contest.

S. Franciscus / Callot sc. ; Israel ex.
Evgentliche Abbildung ...

Evgentliche Abbildung ...

Anti-Catholic lampoon, in which a bloated Catholic prelate regurgitates cities that have fallen to the Swedes, from their support of Stralsund (1628) to the capture of Bad Kreuznach, 20 (O.S. 10) February 1632.

[St. Jerome beside a pollard willow] / Rembrandt.

[St. Jerome beside a pollard willow] / Rembrandt.

Print shows a bearded St. Jerome seated, at work on his books at the foot of a large tree trunk. A lion looks out from behind the tree.

[Flight into Egypt: night piece]

[Flight into Egypt: night piece]

Print shows Joseph, holding a lantern, leading a donkey on which Mary and Jesus are riding.

Der K:M: von Schweden und dero armee wǔnderbarer zǔg zwölff Meilen über das gefrorne Meer nemlich aǔβJüttland in Fühnen und Seeland

Der K:M: von Schweden und dero armee wǔnderbarer zǔg zwölff Meilen übe...

Broadside of map showing surprise attack by the Swedish, troop movements, and battles in Seelant (Zeeland) in the Netherlands, and Funen (Fyn) and SuderJutland (Jutland) in Denmark, in January and February, 1658.

A contented cuckold in the new fashion

A contented cuckold in the new fashion

Print shows a half-length portrait of a cuckold counting his wealth in the form of jewelry that his unfaithful wife receives as gifts from her suitors; through a window in the upper right corner can be seen the... more

Het lusthuys van Pater Peters, en de Jesuwijten en Munniken, ontdekt door / William Loggan fec. & Oxonia.

Het lusthuys van Pater Peters, en de Jesuwijten en Munniken, ontdekt d...

Print shows scene in a bawdy house of pleasure frequented by Father Petre, Jesuits, and monks, where they mingle and dine with such figures as: Wantonness, Avarice, Sloth, Fury, and Vanity. Priests engage in la... more

Arlequin sur l'Hippogryphe a la croisade Lojoliste Armée van den heylige lingue voor der jesuiten monarchy.

Arlequin sur l'Hippogryphe a la croisade Lojoliste Armée van den heyli...

Print shows Louis XIV as the harlequin, with pegged leg, riding on the "hippogryphe" or jackass, leading a holy crusade. He wears a large biretta that also fits over the head of James II sitting behind him; the... more

De ridder der Louisen doende de revu over zyne troupen / Schwalbach by Fredrich Goldsmit in de gekroonde Balans.

De ridder der Louisen doende de revu over zyne troupen / Schwalbach by...

Print shows, on the left, Louis, the Duke of Burgundy, identified as Louis Le Petit, sitting at a table outside a tent. In his right hand, he appears to be holding a Louis d'Or coin, and with his left hand he h... more

Louis d'Or au soleil

Louis d'Or au soleil

Print shows Louis XIV sitting next to a table, head resting on his left elbow which rests on his left knee; he is asleep, though his right hand rests on money bags lying on the table with some loose coins. He w... more

Louis d'Or

Louis d'Or

Print shows Louis XIV sitting at a table, resting on his left elbow. He appears to be asleep, but may be reading a letter, "Mon Cousin...recompense de Ure service ...", lying on the table with two money bags an... more

The drunkard's coat of arms

The drunkard's coat of arms

Print shows a coat of arms devised for a drunkard. A poem, entitled "The Drunkard - display'd" is printed below the image.

Vue et description de la ville de Meaco capitale du Japon avec d'autres particularitez du pays

Vue et description de la ville de Meaco capitale du Japon avec d'autre...

Prints shows views of Meaco (Kyoto) and Saccai (Sakai), scenes of Christians being tortured, a Japanese wedding ceremony, and a temple in Sakai, and a plan of Dejima trading island; also includes descriptions o... more

By veele zit de kei in't Hooft om dat men in de Wind gelooft

By veele zit de kei in't Hooft om dat men in de Wind gelooft

Print shows scatalogical images, primarily involving defecation. Verses relate to each image.

Balli di Sfessania 'di Jacomo Callot / Jac. Callot, in., fe.

Balli di Sfessania 'di Jacomo Callot / Jac. Callot, in., fe.

Title page showing characters in a comic performance.

Balli di Sfessania 'di Jacomo Callot

Balli di Sfessania 'di Jacomo Callot

Prints depicting various characters in comic performances.

A touch of the times

A touch of the times

Print shows a woman playing cards with a monkey dressed as a man, two figures in masquerade attend to them, above and in the background are a musician, a man and a woman, and a cuckold, also seated is an owl sm... more

Monsieur Perrukesmore a French cavalier, & Sir Penitent Pig-back a Catalonian pilgrim

Monsieur Perrukesmore a French cavalier, & Sir Penitent Pig-back a Cat...

Two Lilliputian figures, a French landholder, and a Catalonian pilgrim headed for the Holy Land confront each other. Includes explanatory verse and ornamental and pictorial border.

The twelve months represented by Lilliputian figures

The twelve months represented by Lilliputian figures

Scene in January, showing couple keeping warm in winter clothing; and scene in February, showing couple, in masquerades, holding hands. Each scene framed by elaborate ornamental and pictorial borders.

Fee Simple, a councellor and Beau Bungey, a cringing courtier

Fee Simple, a councellor and Beau Bungey, a cringing courtier

Two Lilliputian figures, a lawyer and a courtier, or landholder, stand discussing the means by which the courtier will settle his estate. Includes explanatory verse and ornamental and pictorial borders.

El almirante Christoral Colon descubre la Isla Españ̃ola, iy haze poner una Cruz, etc. / P. B. Bouttats fec., Aqua forti.

El almirante Christoral Colon descubre la Isla Españ̃ola, iy haze pone...

Etching shows Christopher Columbus being greeted by native people upon his landing on the island of Hispanola. In the background, soldiers plant a cross and native women flee from the arriving sailors.

Complexio Phlegmatica

Complexio Phlegmatica

Allegorical print from Holzer's "Four Temperaments" illustrating "impassivity."

Complexio Melancholico

Complexio Melancholico

Allegorical print, from Holzer's "Four Temperaments," illustrating "melancholy," showing Father Time, a man reading, and a cow or bull standing among agricultural harvesting tools.

[Williamsburg, Virginia, ca. 1740]

[Williamsburg, Virginia, ca. 1740]

Print shows two rows of buildings, numbered 1-6, at Williamsburg, Virginia, and plant specimens, insects, and two views of Natives, numbered 7-16, and four tools, numbered a-d, used by the Natives.

Franciscus Hals pictor / W. Baillie sculp. ; Seipse, pinxit.

Franciscus Hals pictor / W. Baillie sculp. ; Seipse, pinxit.

Frans Hals, half-length portrait, facing slightly left, after Seipse.

Ale Porte del Dolo / A. Canal. f.

Ale Porte del Dolo / A. Canal. f.

Print shows a large boat entering the main canal from a small canal, with many gondolas on the canal, and large buildings in the background.

[Village on the banks of a river] / A. Canal f.

[Village on the banks of a river] / A. Canal f.

Print shows a view across a river of many buildings of an unidentified city; a lone scrawny tree and footbridge dominate the foreground.

[Imaginary view of S. Giacomo di Rialto]

[Imaginary view of S. Giacomo di Rialto]

Print shows the church of San Giacomo di Rialto.

Al Dolo / A. Canal. f.

Al Dolo / A. Canal. f.

Print shows gondolas on a canal with pedestrians walking alongside, and buildings on both sides.

Le Preston. V / A. Canal. f.

Le Preston. V / A. Canal. f.

Print shows pedestrians on the walkway of the waterfront with the canal on the right and buildings and a bridge on the left.

Characters & caricaturas / W. Hogarth fecit.

Characters & caricaturas / W. Hogarth fecit.

Print shows numerous faces drawn by English painter and cartoonist William Hogarth to illustrate what he considered the difference between "characters" (faces drawn from nature) and "caricaturas" (faces with ex... more

Veduta dell' arco di Costantino, e dell' anfiteatro Flavio detto il colosseo

Veduta dell' arco di Costantino, e dell' anfiteatro Flavio detto il co...

Print shows a bird's-eye view of ruins with the Arch of Constantine in the foreground and the Flavian Amphitheater or Colosseum in the background, with numbered key. Some of the men appear to be examining the ruins.

Veduta de Campo Vaccino

Veduta de Campo Vaccino

Print shows a bird's-eye view of ruins in the foreground of the Campo Vaccino, with the arch of Septimius Severus to the left and three columns on the right. Some of the men appear to be examining the ruins.

Veduta del tempio de Bacco

Veduta del tempio de Bacco

Print shows an exterior view of the Temple of Bacchus in Rome, Italy.

Porta S. Paolo ot. Trigemina / /G. Vasi dis. e inc.

Porta S. Paolo ot. Trigemina / /G. Vasi dis. e inc.

The pyramid of Cestius is shown on the left, part of the church of SS Salvatore is on the right, and the gate of San Páolo is in the background.

Whipping John of Islington

Whipping John of Islington

Print shows an interior view of a room in which a man holds a bare-bottomed woman with a pained look on her face on his back as another woman holds up the woman's dress and points to her naked backside; a man, ... more

Prospettiva della seconda macchina de fuochi d'artificio, rappresentante il rinomato Monte Vesuvio, alquale portato si Plinio seniore il filosofo, e celebre scrittore per of servarne troppo da vicino la natura, ... / Francesco Perziado Spagnolo inv., e dis. ; Michele Sorelló sculp.

Prospettiva della seconda macchina de fuochi d'artificio, rappresentan...

Print showing aristocratic men leaving their horses with attendants and following guides on a trail up the side of Vesuvius to peer into the fuming cones. At center, descending the volcano, are three figures, t... more

Cavalcade de Masquea

Cavalcade de Masquea

Print shows 8 vignettes with figures on horseback identified by various attributes, such as the figure at top left, "Le Marquis de la triste figure" or the melancholy marquis followed by "Le pere la Joie", "Mr.... more

To the tune of a cobler there was

To the tune of a cobler there was

Caricature of a man, seated, three-quarter length, squinting, and poem starting, "A colonel there was, tho' he is not for now, if you want to know why, I'll soon tell you how ..."

A club of artist's

A club of artist's

Etching shows four persons seated at a table, a waiter drawing a cork from a jug, and William Hogarth, "A", standing, saying, "Give me some waste paper Jack." Two artists at the table offer him their work to be... more

A reply, for the present, to the unknown authors of Villany detected, &c., 1754

A reply, for the present, to the unknown authors of Villany detected, ...

Print shows Dr. Robert James, inventor of a patent "fever powder," giving his medicine to a sick man as a quack doctor steals the medicine from the doctor's pocket and a ghost denounces the thief.

(1756)

(1756)

"A view of a street where an effigy of an unpopular Minister on horseback is conducted to be burned by a cheering mob, with a gallows and a bundle of faggots..." (Source: Stephens)

The merry accident, or a print in the morning a chair, a chair, for the lady.

The merry accident, or a print in the morning a chair, a chair, for th...

Print shows the well-known courtesan Catherine Maria "Kitty" Fisher sprawled on the ground after falling off her horse; several men quickly gather at the scene of her misfortune as another on horseback leaps a ... more

The Cato: of 1757. (No. 1) / L da Vinci, invt. et sculp.

The Cato: of 1757. (No. 1) / L da Vinci, invt. et sculp.

"Mr. Fox, seated at his desk, meditates on a halter and a deed of "Revrsion--I--d of 2000£. pr An. for me & Mine"..." (Source: Stephens)

Le transport du grand soleil

Le transport du grand soleil

Native porters transporting the tribal leader whom they worshipped as the sun.

We are all a comeing or Scotch coal for ever / Sawney McAdam, invt. et fect.

We are all a comeing or Scotch coal for ever / Sawney McAdam, invt. et...

"This etching exhibits the road "From Edinbr. to Londo[n]" and many coaches, carts, and other carriages, going southwards..." (Source: Stephens)

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