Design for an architectural capriccio with an arcade and fountain on a landscape-sized sheet. The main focus of the drawing is the architectural structure characterized by a triple arcade supported by Corinthia... more
Item in scrapbook: Histoire de l'art Française au XVII. S. par Henri Lemonnier. The architecture of Paris XVII. C. in contemporary prints by Aveline, Perelle, Mariette, Israel, et al., p. 2. J.D. Batchelder Collection.
Print with a fisheye view of the interior of a hall with cross rib vaults supported by columns. The composition is set up with a central perspective leading to an arched window in the back wall, placed exactly ... more
Rural buildings shown pictorially with occupants' names. First state of the 1st ed. (without the name "West Jersey" at lower right). Signed in ink on cloth backing: Alex. Stuart. Available also through the Libr... more
An album containing a manuscript description and original drawings for the engravings published in 1763. Where missing, replacements were supplied by Chamber's office, or by the artists Thomas Sandby, William M... more
Print shows Morro Castle in the background with infantry passing through a breach in the walls, and in the foreground, the ship Alcide and numerous long boats with men at the oars. Title from item. At head of t... more
This elaborate candelabrum, now in the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, represents one of Piranesi's more creative "restorations." Produced during a period when Piranesi was collaborating with the Scottish painter G... more
Like Broadway in New York, the Sakaichō and Fukiyachō quarters were the center of Edo's theater district, which was particularly lively on the night of kaomise, the opening ceremony of the Kabuki season. Toyoha... more
Print shows "Le Suffren," the balloon of Anne-Pierre Coustard de Massy and R.P. Mouchet, ascending from Nantes, France. (Source: Le Temps des Ballons, www.perso.wanadoo.fr.)
M.I.T. no. A-d-12. Drawing not signed; attribution based on drawing style. From the Massachusetts Institute of Technology School of Architecture and Planning deposit.
Manuscript notations on drawing. M.I.T. no. A-d-13. Drawing not signed; attribution based on handwriting and drawing style. From the Massachusetts Institute of Technology School of Architecture and Planning dep... more
Print shows an interior view of a mill where three men and a woman are engaged in washing, rubbing, glazing and boiling fabric.