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,-

Giuseppe Galli da Bibiena (1696-1757) - Stage design with stairs and colonnades. Pen, brown ink, grey and yellow wash; 304 x 435mm.
EUR 2200,-

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 1900,-

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 1800,-

French school, 18th century - Design for an illusionistic ceiling painting. Pen, black ink with watercolor; 298 x 243 mm.
EUR 1800,-

The newly discovered, unpublished watercolor drawings for Jean Baptiste de Lamarck’s first book Flore Francaise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 450.000,-

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 1100,-

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 1100,-

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,-