Emanuel von Baeyer Cabinet

A Private Collection. Prints and Drawings spanning Five Centuries.

A Private Collection. Prints and Drawings spanning Five Centuries.

Giulio Romano, Domenico del Barbiere, Italian School circa 1600, Pierre Biard the Younger, William Hogarth, Henri Charles Guerard, Hendrick Goltzius, Willem Outgertsz Akersloot, Adriaen van Ostade, George Nikolaus Ritter.

Emanuel von Baeyer Cabinet is pleased to present a selection of works from our new online exhibition of prints and selected drawings spanning five centuries.
The selection stems from a private collector whose focus on printmaking and very fine and early impressions, often with an important provenance, is reflected in this display.
The exhibition spans a range of subjects, including portraits, allegories, genre scenes, decorative arts, urban and garden views.
The works on our website cover five centuries, dating from the Italian Renaissance to the German New Objectivity. To reflect this range, the display is split by school - Italian, French, English, Dutch and German - and is then presented chronologically.
Please visit https://evbaeyer-cabinet.com/ to view the full exhibition.

Image Credit:

Italian School, Circa 1600, Portrait of Ranuccio I Farnese, detail.

Giulio Romano (1499 Rome - 1546 Mantua)

Study of a Bitch

c. 1530

Size of sheet: 11.7 x 18.8 circa.

Pen and brown ink.

Provenance: Jonathan Richardson Sr. (L. 2183), his mount and inscription 'Annibale Carracci', his shelf number on the verso: Zb. 8./CC.2/C.47/m.; Richard Houlditch (L. 2214); Christian David Ginsburg (L. 1145), possibly his sale London, Sotheby's, 20-23 July 1915, part of lot 32 (Giulio Romano. Various classical and other subjects); Sotheby's Sale, Old Master and British Drawings, 8 July 2015, London, lot. 47.

£ 9500.-

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Domenico del Barbiere (c. 1506 - Florence - c. 1570)

A skeleton and an écorché.

Circa 1540-45

Size of sheet: 24 x 18.2 cm.

Engraving.

Provenance: Carl von Fischheim († vers 1838) (L. 536); Gustave Déloye (L. 756).

Literature: Bartsch XVI.359.8; Henry Zerner, Ecole de Fontainebleau. Gravures, Paris, 1969, D.B.10.Signed in plate 'DOMENICO FIORENTINO' (bottom left).

£ 1200.-

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Pierre Biard the Younger (1592 - Paris - 1661), Les Termes de Cérès et de Cybele, 1607-1661, detail.

Italian School

Portrait of Ranuccio I Farnese.

Circa 1600

Size of sheet: 35.8 x 23.6 cm.

Engraving.

Provenance: Princes of Lichtenstein Collection, Vaduz; Joseph Gulston (1745–1786), (L.2986).

Very rich and dark impression after a painting by Cesare Aretusi (1549 - Bologna - 1612), now in the Galleria Nazionale di Parma. Trimmed to the platemark.

£ 1600.-

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Pierre Biard the Younger (1592 - Paris - 1661)

Les Termes de Cérès et de Cybele.

1607-1661

Size of sheet: 25.5 x 19.2 cm.

Etching after Giulio Romano (1499 Rome -1546 Mantua).

Provenance: Hippolyte Destailleur (1822 - Paris -1893), (L. 740).

Lettered 'F.L.D. Ciarires excu.' (publisher François Langlois, called Ciatres). Very fine and rich impression of this very rare print.

£ 4500.-

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William Hogarth (1697 - London - 1764), The Cock Pit, 1759, detail.

William Hogarth (1697 - London - 1764)

The Cock Pit.

1759

Size of plate: 31.6 x 38.4 cm. Size fo sheet: 34.3 x 41 cm.

Etching and engraving.

Provenance: Lady Tennant’s album.

Literature: Paulson 206.This famous image in a very fine impression of the only state with margins all around. Lettered 'Design'd and Engrav'd by Willm Hogarth' and 'Published according to Act of Parliament Nov 5th 1759'.

£ 2800.-

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Henri Charles Guerard (1846 - Paris - 1897)

Portrait du comte Robert de Montesquiou-Fenzensac after Whistler.

Circa 1894

Size of plate: 25.2 x 11 cm. Size of sheet: 33 x 17 cm.

Etching, drypoint and roulette.

Literature: E.F.F. 68. Proof before lettering and before the reduction of the plate. Signed in red ink on the image 'H. Guerard' (bottom right). Two of the artist's monogram stamps below the image. The print is after the painting 'Arrangement in Black and Gold: Comte Robert de Montesquiou-Fezensac' by Whistler, now in the Frick Collection, New York (inv. 1914.1.131).

£ 950.-

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George Nikolaus Ritter (1748 Heilbronn - 1809 Amsterdam), Gentleman leaning against his horse, under a tree and next to an archway, detail.

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Portrait medallion of Arnoud van Beresteyn.

Hendrick Goltzius (1558 Muhlbracht - 1617 Haarlem)

1579 circa

Size of oval plate: 4.5 x 3.4 cm.

Engraving.

Literature: Bartsch III.61.192; Hirschmann 175, only state. Lettered around the image "TOUSIOURS OU IAMAIS. ÆTA 23." Trimmed around the image. The preparatory silverpoint drawing is in the Teylers Museum, Haarlem (Reznicek 262). Arnoud van Beresteyn (1556-1612) was a connoisseur and collector of drawings in Haarlem.

£ 1200.-

Willem Outgertsz Akersloot circa (1600 Haarlem - after 1651 The Hague)

Portrait of Frederik Hendrik Prince of Orange

1628

Size of plate: 20.9 x 16.1 cm. Size of sheet: 22.1 x 17.8 cm.

Engraving.

Literature: Hollstein 3 I/IV. Impeccable impression with small margins of the first state.

£ 3500.-

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Adriaen van Ostade (1610 - Haarlem -1684/1685)

Bust of a Laughing Peasant.

1672

Size of sheet: 7 x 5.6 cm.

Etching

Provenance: Wilhelm Koller († 1871) (L. 2632); Delonglade (Not in Lugt); Franz Sokorny (mid-19th century) (L.2036).

Literature: Hollstein 4. VI/IX; Godefroy 4. VI/IX. Very fine impression before the monogram. Trimmed to the platemark.

£ 1200.-

George Nikolaus Ritter (1748 Heilbronn - 1809 Amsterdam)

Gentleman leaning against his horse, under a tree and next to an archway

Size of sheet: 34.7 x 26.2 cm.

Black chalk on white bluish paper.

Framed. Inscribed in pencil 'No 4' (bottom centre). Old inscription 'N. Ritter' in pen and ink on the backing cardboard.

£ 3000.-

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