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Topic: etchings

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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

[Christ on the cross] / DH.

[Christ on the cross] / DH.

Original etching: 2nd state.

[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.

[Wendelinus Dietterlin ...]

[Wendelinus Dietterlin ...]

Title from shelflist card. Numerous pencil notes on verso. Ex. coll.: Enzenbert (Lugt, 845).

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. Title from shelflist card. LC set incomplete: 7 of 50 lacking. Lieure, 428-477.

[The Holy Family at table] / Jac. Callot, in. et fec., Nancey.

[The Holy Family at table] / Jac. Callot, in. et fec., Nancey.

Title from shelflist card. Signed in plate. Lieure, 595 (4th state)

[L'assaut général des Anglois à la citadelle]

[L'assaut général des Anglois à la citadelle]

Lieure, 658 (3d state, trimmed).

[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.

[Rembrandt with cap pulled forward]

[Rembrandt with cap pulled forward]

Title from shelflist card. Impression from worn and retouched plate with margins 2.5 to 3.5 cm., all around. Hollstein, 319. Rovinski, 319 (7th state). Bjorklund, 31-10 (5th state). Hubbard Collection. Erroneou... more

[Rembrandt in a heavy fur cap] / [monogram] 1631.

[Rembrandt in a heavy fur cap] / [monogram] 1631.

Title from shelflist card. Signed with monogram and dated in pencil. Impression from worn plate, badly printed. Rovinski, 16. Bjorkland, 31-L. Gardiner Greene Hubbard Collection.

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.

Warhafte Verzeichnuss des Treffens so Zwischen den Schwedischen vnd Lotharingischen Armeen den 31. July Anno 1633 bei Pfaffenhouen geschehen vnd die Schwedische das Feld ehalten

Warhafte Verzeichnuss des Treffens so Zwischen den Schwedischen vnd Lo...

Print shows birds eye view of the battle field and formation of troops outside of Pfaffenhofen. Indicated on the print are letters A-N, with no key. Also identified in the picture are the towns of Liechtenberg ... more

Jacob lamenting the supposed death of his son Joseph Rembrandt van Rïjn, fe

Jacob lamenting the supposed death of his son Joseph Rembrandt van Rïj...

Title from Prints & Photographs Division shelflist card. Signed within image, lower right. Indistinct plate mark. Collector's marks: Earl of Aylesford (1786-1859) and John Webster (1810-1891). Some retouching i... more

Eygentlicher Abriss der Belagerung dess H. Rom. Reichs Stadt Lindau welche den 5. Jan. Neu. Cal. 1647 blocquirt vnd den 2. Mart. wider aufgehebt worden

Eygentlicher Abriss der Belagerung dess H. Rom. Reichs Stadt Lindau we...

Birds-eye view print shows the plan of the city of Lindau on the shore of Lake Constance during the siege by the Swedish army in 1647. Included are views of ships on the lake, formation of troops and key landma... more

[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.

[Adoration of the shepherds: night piece]

[Adoration of the shepherds: night piece]

Print shows a group of shepherds, one at center holding a lantern and removing his hat, stand to the left with Mary, Jesus, and Joseph at the edge of the shadows on the right. Title from shelflist card. Trimmed... more

[Jan Lutma, goldsmith] / Rembrandt, 1656.

[Jan Lutma, goldsmith] / Rembrandt, 1656.

Title from shelflist card. Signed and dated in pencil. Impression from worn plate. Rovinski, 276 (3rd state). Bjorklund, 56-C. Library has three impressions. No. 276a: Bradley Collection. No. 267b: Penned on ve... more

Disegne della Piazza di Monmedy assediata da Francesi nel 1657 del mese di Giugno, resa alli 7. d'Agosto sussequenti

Disegne della Piazza di Monmedy assediata da Francesi nel 1657 del mes...

Birds-eye view print shows plan of the fortress of Montmédy, France during the 1657 siege commanded by French forces by Vauban who captured the fort from the Spanish. Includes locations of military headquarters... more

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.

Grauelinge attacato dalle Armi Francesi sotto il Maresciallo della Ferte Seneterra alli 16 di Agosto 1658, reso alli 28 dello stesso mese

Grauelinge attacato dalle Armi Francesi sotto il Maresciallo della Fer...

Birds-eye view print shows plans of the battlefield near Grevelingen (Gravelines) in northern France in August 1658. Includes views of foritifications, troop encampments and locations and ships in the water lab... more

Assedio di Nevhevsel fatto da Turchi 1663 preso per accordo il di 22 Settembre G. Bouttats fecit

Assedio di Nevhevsel fatto da Turchi 1663 preso per accordo il di 22 S...

Birds-eye view print shows view of the battlefield around the star shaped fortress of Neuhausel (Nové Zámky, Slovakia) in 1663. Tents identified as belonging to Turkish troops are visible along the lower perime... more

Delineatio, Oder eigentlicher Abriss und Entwurff. Der Kayserlichen Battaglia Wie selbige bey dem Rendevous zu Eger, so den 12. 22. Augusti dieses fortlauffenden 1673ten Jahrs in bey seyn der Rom. Kayserl. Majest. Durchl. von Sachsen, dero Chur-Printzen, und andern Hochfürstl. und Gräflichen Personen, etc. gestellet gewesen

Delineatio, Oder eigentlicher Abriss und Entwurff. Der Kayserlichen Ba...

Print shows the formation of cavalry troops serving under Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I on the battle field in Eger, Hungary that took place August 12-22,1673 under the command of General Hertzog von Lothringen,... more

Die Glückliche Action welche durch die Siegreiche Waffen Dero Röm: Kays: Mayst: wie auch der Alyrten unterm Commando dess Duc. de Bournoville auch der Hohen Alyrten Generalität wieder Franckreich mit desen Niederlag 3 a 4000. bey Entsheim den 4 Octobris. St. N. 1674

Die Glückliche Action welche durch die Siegreiche Waffen Dero Röm: Kay...

Birds-eye view print shows the battle of Entzheim (in Alsace, France) between French forces under Turenne against forces of the Holy Roman Empire in October 1674. Includes views of smaller villages around "Ensh... more

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. Title from item. Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

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.

[Razullo with long stringed instrument and Cucurucu dancing]

[Razullo with long stringed instrument and Cucurucu dancing]

Part of a set by Israel Silvestre after the Balli di Sfessania by Callot, 1621.

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. Forms par... more

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. LeBlanc, no. 7.

A B vue des restes interieurs d'un des pronaos du temple de Neptune ... Piranesi del. et sculp

A B vue des restes interieurs d'un des pronaos du temple de Neptune .....

View of the interior of the temple of Neptune, with lettered key. Title from shelflist card. Vertical crease down center. Planche XIII. Béraldi, 13.

[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.

[The barker at the fair]

[The barker at the fair]

Gardiner Greene Hubbard Collection. LeBlanc, no. 61.

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. Title from item. On plate in lower right corner: FF1. Constable, no. ... more

[Imaginary view of S. Giacomo di Rialto]

[Imaginary view of S. Giacomo di Rialto]

Print shows the church of San Giacomo di Rialto.

[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.

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.

[Mountain landscape with three bridges]

[Mountain landscape with three bridges]

George Lothrop Bradley Collection. Constable, no. 25.

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

[Landscape with rough terrain and waterfall]

[Landscape with rough terrain and waterfall]

Marsh Collection. LeBlanc, no. 4.

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 r... more

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. Title from item. Exhibited: "From La Serenissima to the Eternal City : The Grand Tour in 18th Century Venice and Rome" at The Mitchell Galle... more

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. Illus. in: Delle magnificenze di Roma antica e moderna ... / Gius... more

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