Collection of prints and drawings, ca. 1500-1840.


Churchill, Sidney John Alexander, 1862-1921. Collection of prints and drawings, ca. 1500-1840.

Collection of prints and drawings, ca. 1500-1840.

Engravings and drawings of assorted sizes, most arranged alphabetically by artist. Highlights are: Hans Sebald Beham (1), Theodor de Bry (1), Jacques Callot (18 prints, most from his Miseries of war series), Lucas Cranach (1), Stefano Della Bella (15), Giovanni Battista Galestruzzi (7 prints after Polidoro da Caravaggio), Marcus Gheeraerts (3), Jacob de Gheyn (1), Jean Guien (7), Wenceslaus Hollar (10 prints, some after Holbein), Lucas van Leyden (2), Robert Nanteuil (1), Giovanni Ottaviani (5 after Pietro Camporese), a print after Parmigianino, Giovanni Battista Piranesi (2), Marcantonio Raimondi (14), Marco Sadeler (14), Francesco Salviati (42 drawings), Corbinian Saur (4), Martin Schongauer (2), Luigi Valadier (6), Francesco Villamena (1), Maarten de Vos (1). The prints cover a range of subjects including portraits, jewelry, church relics, ornaments, and biblical and mythological scenes.

ca. 350 items.



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Vos, Maarten ˜deœ 1532-1603 (person)

Hollar, Wenceslaus, 1607-1677 (person)

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Schongauer, Martin, active 15th century (person)

Gheeraerts, Marcus, approximately 1520- (person)

Holbein, Hans, 1460?-1524 (person)

Galestruzzi, Giovanni Battista, 1615 or 1618-approximately 1669 (person)

Gheyn, Jacob de, 1565-1629 (person)

Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, 1720-1778 (person)

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Lucas, van Leyden, 1494-1533 (person)

Salviati, Francesco, 1510-1563 (person)

Polidoro, da Caravaggio, approximately 1495-approximately 1543 (person)

Sadeler, Marcus, 17th cent. (person)

Parmigianino, 1503-1540 (person)

Guien, Jean (person)

Villamena, Francesco, approximately 1566-1624 (person)

Saur, Corbinian. (person)

Beham, Hans Sebald, 1500-1550 (person)

Churchill, Sidney John Alexander, 1862-1921 (person)

British consul general at Naples and author. From the description of Letters received, 1891-(1946) (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 77594562 British Consul General at Palermo and Naples, 1898-1918, authority on Italian goldsmithing, and author of many articles and monographs. From the description of Sidney John Alexander Churchill papers 1473-1946. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 83321771 British Consul General at Naples, a...

Bry, Théodor de 1528-1598 (person)

Printmaker, publisher and goldsmith born in Liège. In 1560, he moved to Strasbourg and in 1588, he moved to Frankfurt-am-Main where he founded a printing shop. From the description of [Designs for ornamented dishes, each with three portraits of Roman emperors] [graphic]. [155-?] (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 166525691 ...

Nanteuil, Robert, 1623-1678 (person)

Della Bella, Stefano, 1610-1664 (person)

Italian artist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Florence, to [Pierre] Mariette, Paris, 1654 Apr. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129717 Biographical/Historical Note Stefano Della Bella was born and died in Florence. His father, Francesco Della Bella, was a sculptor in Giambologna's workshop; and his brothers followed the trades of goldsmith, sculptor, and painter. He first worked in gold-and metals...

Callot, Jacques, 1592-1635 (person)

French painter and engraver portraying war scenes, genre sketches, dwarf performers, comedians (zanies) and religious themes. From the description of Triumph of the Virgin or Small Thesis : frontispiece , 1625. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754863486 French painter and engraver portraying war scenes, genre sketches, dwarf performers, comedians (zanies) and religious scenes. From the description of Siege of St.-Martin-de-Ré : etching. (Unknown). WorldCat record ...

Cranach, Lucas, 1472-1553 (person)

German painter. From the description of Autograph document signed : [Neustadt an der Orla, 1511]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270512218 ...

Valadier, Luigi, 1726-1785 (person)

Raimondi, Marcantonio, approximately 1480-approximately 1534 (person)