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October 6, 2016 04:00 PMCalender
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British School, 18th Century, Folio Title Page and Two Illustrations from Collection of Etruscan, Greek, and Roman Antiquities from the

$431$350
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2940B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 07, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

British School, 18th Century

Folio Title Page and Two Illustrations from Collection of Etruscan, Greek, and Roman Antiquities from the Cabinet of the Honorable W. Hamilton
Unsigned, titled within the plates, folio page inscribed "VOL. IIII, MD. CCLXVII" in the plate l.c.
Engravings on paper, sight sizes to 14 x 11 3/8 in. (36.5 x 29.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Not examined out of frames.

N.B. The two other plates depict an amphora and a krater. Likely taken from or after engravings in Collection of Etruscan, Greek, and Roman antiquities from the cabinet of the Honble. Wm. Hamilton, His Britannick Maiesty's envoy extraordinary at the Court of Naples by William Hamilton (British, 1751-1801) and Pierre Fran├žois Hugues, chevalier de Hancarville (French, after 1719-c. 1790), published in Naples, 1766-67, four volumes.
Estimate $200-300

Possibly engraved by Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein (German, 1751-1829)


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Keywords

Roman Antiquities, IIII