Miniature of a winter march of Caesar's army, with a partial border including the royal arms of England. Image taken from f. 116v of La grant hystoire Cesar, i.e. Les faits des Romains, with additional texts. W... more
Detail of a miniature of a winter march of Caesar's army. Image taken from f. 116v of La grant hystoire Cesar, i.e. Les faits des Romains, with additional texts. Written in French.
Illus. in: Voyages et descouvertures faites en la Nouvelle France, depuis l'année 1615 ... / Samuel de Champlain. Paris : C. Collet, 1619, leaf 23 recto.
Design for a sconce in the shape of a large rocaille cartouche with three candelabra with candles springing from the bottom of the cartouche. On top of the cartouche the figure in carnival's costume has been ad... more
Snow scene with woman carrying basket on her head; ice skaters in background. Reference copy also available in LOT 4638-A. Illus. in: Nivelon, F. / The rudiments of genteel behavior, p. 251.
Scale 1:506,880; miles 8 to an in. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 808 Available also through the Library... more
These two figures derive from a set of the Four Seasons originally carved in ivory by Balthasar Permoser. Carlo Ginori (1702–1757), founder of the Doccia factory, owned examples of Permoser's work. Doccia manufactory