Old Master

John, Count of Nassau Siegen and family

This is an early engraving by Bernardus Baron (1696-1766) Portrait of "John, Count of Nassau-Siegen and family", This engraving was created and printed in 1761. It is after the painting by Van Dyck. The engraving measures 20 1/2X18 1/2 inches, trimmed on the three sides, a tear in the upper right corner, not into the image area.Printed on a heavy weight laid type paper.

Der Verlorene Sohn bei dem Pachter

This is an original etching by European old master artist Christian Dietricy (1712-1774) The title of this work is "Der Verlorene Sohn bei dem Pachter", it was created and printed in 1756. It is signed and dated in the plate lower left. The image measures 14 1/4X11 3/4 inches. Printed on a light weight laid type paper. Very good condition

S. Chunegundis Augusta

This is an original engraving by Raphael Sadeler (1560-1628) The title of this work is "S. Chvenegvndis Avgvsta" Created and printed in circa 1600. Printed on an early laid paper the image measures 9 3/4X7 1/2 inches. Thread margins on the edges, Identified in typeset upper and lower margins.

Anna Comitissa De Bedford

This is an original copper engraving by Pierre Lombard (1613-1682) It is a portrait of "Anna Comitissa De Bedford", The wife of William the Fifth, Earl of Bedford.
This engraving circa 1660 was a copy of the Van Dyck painting at Woburn Abbey The platemark measures 13 7/8X9 1/2 inches. This engraving is tipped to a thicker mounting sheet with collectors annotations on the bottom.

Portrait of a Noblewoman

This is an original mezzotint by European artist Wallerand Vaillant (1623-1677) This is a portrait of a woman of wealth, it was created and printed circa 1670. The image measures 12 1/2X10 1/2 inches. It is plate signed in the lower right border. Vaillant was one of the first old master printmakers to use the technique of mezzotint. Printed on an early laid type paper.

Landscape with a Cow drinking

This is an original etching by Rembrandt titled:" Landscape with a cow Drinking". This etching was created circa 1650, printed on an early laid type paper, no visible watermarks. The image measures 4 1/8X5 3/16. 1/8 inch borders all around. The catalog description reads, Bjorklund's second state of 3, before the additional work on the building at the right, Usticke's second state of 6. An even impression with strong contrasts including the lightly etched distant landscape formation. Barsch 237.

Outside the Ruins

Engraving measures 8 7/8 x 11 1/2 inches on 10 x 12 1/2 inch laid paper. By Joseph Wagner after Charles-Louis Clérisseau. In the lower left: "Clerisau del." and in the lower right "Wagner Scul. Venezia C.P.E.S."

Les Bons Amis

Engraving measures 9 3/8 x 8 1/4 inches on 11 1/4 x 8 3/4 inch wove paper. Engraving by Johan Georg Willie after Adriaen Ostade. C. 1773. Remarque of a coat of arms below the image.