Graphiken – 18. Jahrhundert

18th century graphics and drawings

Melchior Steidl (1657 - 1727) - Design for a quadratura ceiling. Pen, black ink, grey wash and watercolor on paper; mounted; 396 x 201 mm.
EUR 6.500,-

Melchior Steidl (1657 - 1727) - Large design for a ceiling decoration. Pen, black and brown ink, grey, yellow and blue wash and watercolor on paper; mounted; 283 x 438 mm.
EUR 11.000,-

Rare 18th century map of Paris

HOMANN, Johann Baptist- Prospect und Grundriss der Weltberühmten Königliche Haupt Stadt Paris samt ihrem Schloß, Universitat und allen herumligenden Vorstadten. Nuremberg, c. 1720. Rare original old-colored engraved map. Size: ca. 62,5 x 54 cm.
EUR 950,-

Mauro Antonio Tesi (1730 - 1766) - Design for a corner of a ceiling painting with two putti. Pen, brown ink and watercolor; mounted; 222 x 221mm.
EUR 1400,-

Mauro Antonio Tesi (1730 - 1766) - Design for a corner of a ceiling painting. Pen, brown ink and brown wash on paper; mounted; 196 x 258mm.
EUR 1400,-

French school, 18th century - Design for an illusionistic ceiling painting. Pen, black ink with watercolor; 298 x 243 mm.
EUR 1200,-

The newly discovered, unpublished watercolor drawings for Jean Baptiste de Lamarck’s Flore Francaise

BULLIARD, Jean Baptiste Francois (* 1752 Aubepierre-sur-Aube; † 1793 Paris) and LAMARCK, Jean Baptiste de (* 1744 Bazentin-le-Petit; † 1829 Paris) - 467 original watercolour drawings on 239 leaves, with handwritten descriptions and notes. n.d. (c. 1776-1778). Contemporary leather with blank spine label. 230x297 mm.
This very important manuscript represents the previously unknown botanical drawings for Lamarck's Flore Francaise and demonstrates the hitherto fameless cooperation between two of the foremost French botanists from the 18th century.
EUR 250.000,-

Italian, Bolognese School, 18th century - Design for a corner of a ceiling painting. Stencil, pen, brown ink and watercolor on paper; 209 x 212mm.
EUR 650,-

Italian School, 18th century - Design for a stage set: An Italian piazza. Sheet: 380 x 490 mm; Image: 337 x 420 mm; lead stencil, pen, black ink and watercolor on paper.
EUR 950,-

Giovanni Antonio Torricelli (1719 - 1811) - Design for a corner of a ceiling painting. Stencil, pen, brown ink, grey and yellow wash; mounted; 246 x 163mm.
EUR 1250,-

Palindrome drawing

France (?), 18th century - (Topsy-turvy drawing). Sheet: 198 x 165 mm; Image: 183 x 157 mm; Pen, ink and grey wash on paper.
EUR 1200,-

18th century scientific watercolor drawings of butterflies and insects

Müller, Johann Jacob (1743 - nach 1802)) - 595 aquarellierte Federzeichnungen von Schmetterlingen, deren Raupen und anderen Insekten auf 92 Blatt. Hanau, c.1778-1780
Original Vorzeichnungen zu Bergsträßers Nomenclatur und Beschreibung der Insecten in der Grafschaft Hanau-Münzenberg und J.L. Christ's Hymenoptera.
EUR 45.000,-

GRÄNICHER, Samuel - Portrait of a young nobleman. Stencil and watercolor drawing. c. 1800.
EUR 1100,-