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Portraits of Illustrious Personages
np, 1700. With 23 monochrome watercolor portraits attributed to Adrian van der Werff; each followed by an engraved portrait of the subject by Peter van Gunst, et al. Watercolor portraits approx. 12 1/4 x 7 7/8 inches (310 x 200 mm) on sheets measuring 15 1/2 x 9 7/8 inches (393 x 250mm). Portraits: Henry VII [England]; Henry VIII [England]; Catherine d'Arragon; Anne Boleyn; Jane Seymour; Catharine Parre, Edward VI [England]; Mary Stuart; Jane Grey; Queen Mary [Bloody Mary]; Thomas Crammer; William Laud; Charles V [Don Carlos I]; Charles I [Great Britain]; Henrietta Marie de France; James I [Great Britain]; Anne Hyde [Wife of James II]; George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham; Maurice Prince of Orange; James IV [King of Scotland]; Marguerite [Queen of James IV of Scotland]; Guillaume Premier Prince d'Orange; Hamilton Count of Aran. Watercolors & engravings clean & attractive. Folio. 19th-Century full gilt-paneled scarlet morocco, richly gilt floral spine compartments, a.e.g. by Bedford; joints rubbed, other occasional edge wear. Small crimson leather bookplate of John L. Dudley, Jr. With 23 monochrome watercolor portraits attributed to Adrian van der Werff; each followed by an engraved portrait of the subject by Peter van Gunst, et al. Watercolor portraits approx. 12 1/4 x 7 7/8 inches (310 x 200 mm) on sheets measuring 15 1/2 x 9 7/8 inches (393 x 250mm). Portraits: Henry VII [England]; Henry VIII [England]; Catherine d'Arragon; Anne Boleyn; Jane Seymour; Catharine Parre, Edward VI [England]; Mary Stuart; Jane Grey; Queen Mary [Bloody Mary]; Thomas Crammer; William Laud; Charles V [Don Carlos I]; Charles I [Great Britain]; Henrietta Marie de France; James I [Great Britain]; Anne Hyde [Wife of James II]; George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham; Maurice Prince of Orange; James IV [King of Scotland]; Marguerite [Queen of James IV of Scotland]; Guillaume Premier Prince d'Orange; Hamilton Count of Aran. Watercolors & engravings clean & attractive. Folio. WITH 23 WATERCOLOR PORTRAITS. The engravers represented are : Peter van Gunst (8); Cornelius Vermeulen (5); B. Audran (2); Charles Simonneau (3); Gerard Valck (5). With a fascinating note "This book was brought to this country by J.W. Bouton of New York some thirty years ago was purchased from him by William H. Piper & Co. of Boston (Publishers) for $250; was sold to Mrs Sutton the founder of the Eben Dale Sutton Library (of the Peabody Institute) salem Mass; was purchased from the estate by Charles Lauriat Co. of Boston whom I have acquired it from. The various person through whos(sic) hands this book has passed are all of the opinion that the drawings areby Adrian van der Werff (1659 & 1722)." Signed in a different hand "John L. Dudley, Jr. June, 1911."
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