Graphiken – 18. Jahrhundert

18th century graphics and drawings

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,-

Unique copy of an 18th century zoological broadside depicting a shipworm

Jean Rousset de Missy (1686-1762) [after] - Wahre Abbildung und Grösse eines von denen in Holland sich befinden Würmern, welche in den West-Frießländischen See-Dämmen unsäglichen Schaden verursachet, und alles Holtzwerck auch Schiffe durchbohren und durchfressen. (Deutschland, c. 1733) - The only known copy of this broadside about the shipworm (Teredo Navalis).
EUR 1.250,-

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,-

Geographical board game from the 18th century

Moithey, Murille-Antoine (1732-1805) - La Reacreation Europeenne ou Jeu des princes de l'Europe. Paris, Crepy, 1770.
Very rare geographic board game (game of goose) with 61 playing fields. Each field shows a map of a European region, including Sicily, Sardinia, Corsica, Ireland, Iceland, Poland, Lithuania, Ukraine, Crete, Norway, Parma, Modena, Genova, Piemonte, Mantova, Venezia (Venice), Savoy, Tuscany etc.
EUR 1450,-

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

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,-