This is a fantastic image of the rooftops of New York City by American artist and architect Armin Landeck. Copper engraving, image size 17 3/4 x 20 5/8 inches, published in 1969 in an edition of 100, cat: Kraeft-121, pencil signed. Armin Landeck was born in Wisconsin and graduated with a degree in architecture from Columbia University in 1927, then went on to study art and printmaking at the Art Students League in New York and spent a couple of years traveling through Europe, studying the art and architecture of the landmark European cities.
This engraved tailpiece by Louis Scotin measures 3 7/8 x 4 7/8 inches. "Han a Deified King" is printed within the image with the artists name on the lower center margin.
This engraving of a child entering Paradise by William Dickinson, after a painting by Reverend Matthew W. Peters, measures 19 7/8 x 14 3/4 inches. Published in London in 1795 by the Macklin Poets Gallery.
This French engraving by Saint-Aubin measures 7 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches. It is from a set of six engravings. The plate is initialed and all text in and below the image is in French.
A rare early engraving by Hieronymus Wierix after Pieter van der Borcht, printed with an image on both sides of the sheet. Each image measures 4 1/2 x 2 7/ 8 inches, 1583, a good impression on a very early laid type paper, published by 16th century book printer and publisher Christophe Plantin. Both images are scenes from Exodus; one side is titled 'Moses and the Israelites Beside the Red Sea", the other is "Moses Leading the Israelites out of Egypt".
This etching by Mathias Arteaga, after Valdes Leal, measures 20 1/2 x 11 5/8 inches. Created c. 1672, it is plate signed on the lower left with some worm damage within the image.
This 1672 etching by Mathias Arteaga, after Valdes Leal, of the inside of Iglesia Cathedral, measures 16 7/8 x 11 1/4 inches. There is some worm damage and staining within the image.
This engraving by Charles Grignion measures 8 x 13 3/4 inches. Published by Gravelot in 1774. "Published as the Act directs by T. Sayer the 12 April 1774" is on the lower margin.
This illustrative page from "The Great Mirror of Folly", 1720, was a volume of text with 76 engraved plates, documenting the international joint-stock scandal instigated by John Law. This great "Theater of Folly", representing the origin, progress, and downfall of the South Sea Bubble in France, England and Holland, is a collection of engraved plates with caricatures of the schemes of John Law and the Mississippi Company that lured clients to invest in establishing colonies in Louisiana and Canada with fatal results. Text below the image is in Dutch.
This engraving by Benoit Audran II measures 14 1/2 x 11 inches after a painting by A. Watteau.