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Prospectus of The British Gallery of Engravings, from Pictures of The Italian, French, Flemish, Dutch and English Schools, now in the possession of The King, and The Noblemen and Gentlemen of the United Kingdoms; with some account of each Picture, and a Life of the Artist; and also a Short History of Painting and Engraving, including the Rise and Progress of those Arts in Great Britain.
by Edward Forster, A.M. F.R.S. and S.A.
Chaplain to his Grace the Duke of Newcastle

London:
Published by William Miller, Albermarle Street
Printed by William Savage, Bedford Bury
1807 (date on title page, but some prints have dates as late as 1812)

Original 200-year-old copperplage engravings, on beautiful chain-laid paper with the occasional J Whatman watermark.
(Descriptive text page included when available—English on one side, French on the other)

Sheet size: approximately 14 1/4 x 19 1/2 inches (approx. 36 x 49 cm)
Image size varies; noted below thumbnail.

Foxing present on some plates. Please click on a thumbnail for a view of the entire plate.
NOTE: the photos were taken in natural sunlight, thus there may be the appearance of sepia/yellow tint to the engravings, but they were printed with black ink.

SAINT CHRISTOPHER

SAINT CHRISTOPHER

PAINTER: OLSHEIMER
ENGRAVER: J. HEATH

Image size: Approx. 6 3/4 x 9 1/4 inches
Sheet size: approximately 14 1/4 x 19 1/2 inches (approx. 36 x 49 cm)

$150
UGOLINO

UGOLINO

PAINTER: SIR J. [JOSHUA] REYNOLDS
ENGRAVER: RAIMBACH

Image size: Approx. 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches
Sheet size: approximately 14 1/4 x 19 1/2 inches (approx. 36 x 49 cm)

$100
LADY AND CHILD

LADY AND CHILD

PAINTER: VANDYKE
ENGRAVER: E. SMITH

Image size: Approx. 8 x 10 inches
Sheet size: approximately 14 1/4 x 19 1/2 inches (approx. 36 x 49 cm)

$75
SAINT JOHN

SAINT JOHN

PAINTER: GUIDO
ENGRAVER: J. HEATH

Image size: Approx. 7 x 9 3/8 inches
Sheet size: approximately 14 1/4 x 19 1/2 inches (approx. 36 x 49 cm)

GERARD DOUW

GERARD DOUW

PAINTER: G. DOUW
ENGRAVER: J. MITAN

Image size: Approx. 6 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches
Sheet size: approximately 14 1/4 x 19 1/2 inches (approx. 36 x 49 cm)

$100
A NOBLEMAN OF CYPRUS

A NOBLEMAN OF CYPRUS

PAINTER: TITIAN
ENGRAVER: W. SKELTON

Image size: Approx. 7 x 8 1/4 inches
Sheet size: approximately 14 1/4 x 19 1/2 inches (approx. 36 x 49 cm)

THE PLAGUE

THE PLAGUE

PAINTER: N. POUSSIN
ENGRAVER: J. FITTLER

Image size: Approx. 12 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches
Sheet size: approximately 14 1/4 x 19 1/2 inches (approx. 36 x 49 cm)

$125
A LANDSCAPE

A LANDSCAPE

PAINTER: CLAUDE
ENGRAVER: MIDDIMAN & I. PYE

Image size: Approx. 11 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches
Sheet size: approximately 14 1/4 x 19 1/2 inches (approx. 36 x 49 cm)

$125
ARCHBISHOP OF SPALATRO

ARCHBISHOP OF SPALATRO

PAINTER: TINTORET
ENGRAVER: W. SKELTON

Image size: Approx. 7 1/8 x 9 1/2 inches
Sheet size: approximately 14 1/4 x 19 1/2 inches (approx. 36 x 49 cm)

$125
ABEL

ABEL

PAINTER: RUBENS
ENGRAVER: J. HEATH

Image size: Approx. 10 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches
Sheet size: approximately 14 1/4 x 19 1/2 inches (approx. 36 x 49 cm)

$150
THE SYBIL'S TEMPLE

THE SYBIL'S TEMPLE

PAINTER: BERGHEM
ENGRAVER: J. FITTLER

Image size: Approx. 9 3/8 X 10 1/4 inches
Sheet size: approximately 14 1/4 x 19 1/2 inches (approx. 36 x 49 cm)

$125
BEARS AND DOGS

BEARS AND DOGS

PAINTER: SNYDERS
ENGRAVER: J. FITTLER

Image size: Approx. 12 5/8 X 7 1/2 inches
Sheet size: approximately 14 1/4 x 19 1/2 inches (approx. 36 x 49 cm)

$175
A MAGDALEN

A MAGDALEN

PAINTER: DOMINICHINO
ENGRAVER: N. SCHIAVONETTI

Image size: Approx. 6 X 7 3/8 inches
Sheet size: approximately 14 1/4 x 19 1/2 inches (approx. 36 x 49 cm)

$100
THE GOOD SHEPHERD

THE GOOD SHEPHERD

PAINTER: MURILLO
ENGRAVER: J. HEATH

Image size: Approx. 5 1/4 X 8 inches
Sheet size: approximately 14 1/4 x 19 1/2 inches (approx. 36 x 49 cm)

SOME GRUBINESS IN MARGINS

$125
NICHOLAS BERGHEM

NICHOLAS BERGHEM

PAINTER: REMBRANDT
ENGRAVER: N. SCHIAVONETTI

Image size: Approx. 6 3/4 X 8 inches
Sheet size: approximately 14 1/4 x 19 1/2 inches (approx. 36 x 49 cm)

$100
DUTCH BOORS

DUTCH BOORS

PAINTER: A. OSTADE
ENGRAVER: I. TAYLOR

Image size: Approx. 6 3/4 X 7 1/2 inches
Sheet size: approximately 14 1/4 x 19 1/2 inches (approx. 36 x 49 cm)

NOTE THE GRUBINESS IN MARGIN, SPOT IN LOWER MARGIN, CREASE LEFT SIDE/CORNER, WOULD STILL MOUNT/FRAME NICELY

$75
FLEMISH PASTIME

FLEMISH PASTIME

PAINTER: BRAWER
ENGRAVER: G. NOBLE

Image size: Approx. 5 3/4 X 6 3/4 inches
Sheet size: approximately 14 1/4 x 19 1/2 inches (approx. 36 x 49 cm)

$100
HOLY FAMILY

HOLY FAMILY

PAINTER: L. CARACCI
ENGRAVER: A. RAIMBACH

Image size: Approx. 6 5/8 X 9 1/4 inches
Sheet size: approximately 14 1/4 x 19 1/2 inches (approx. 36 x 49 cm)

$150
CANAL OF DORT

CANAL OF DORT

PAINTER: CUYP
ENGRAVER: J. FITTLER

Image size: Approx. 12 1/4 X 8 inches
Sheet size: approximately 14 1/4 x 19 1/2 inches (approx. 36 x 49 cm)

$150
JOSEPH'S GARMENT

JOSEPH'S GARMENT

PAINTER: GUERCINO
ENGRAVER: N. SCHIAVONETTI

Image size: Approx. 8 5/8 X 6 3/8 inches
Sheet size: approximately 14 1/4 x 19 1/2 inches (approx. 36 x 49 cm)

$125
SALVATOR ROSA

SALVATOR ROSA

PAINTER: SALVATOR ROSA
ENGRAVER: J. NEAGLE

Image size: Approx. 6 7/8 X 8 7/8 inches
Sheet size: approximately 14 1/4 x 19 1/2 inches (approx. 36 x 49 cm)

$100
SAMUEL AND ELI

SAMUEL AND ELI

PAINTER: REMBRANDT
ENGRAVER: J. FITTLER

Image size: Approx. 6 7/8 X 8 3/8 inches
Sheet size: approximately 14 1/4 x 19 1/2 inches (approx. 36 x 49 cm)

SOME LIGHT FOXING AND SPOTS IN THE MARGINS, WELL OUTSIDE IMAGE

$125
VIEW OF ROME

VIEW OF ROME

PAINTER: WILSON
ENGRAVER: MIDDIMAN

Image size: Approx. 10 5/8 X 7 1/2 inches
Sheet size: approximately 14 1/4 x 19 1/2 inches (approx. 36 x 49 cm)

FOXING AND SPOTS MOSTLY IN THE MARGINS, BOTTOM EDGE TRIMMED TO WITHIN PUBLISHER'S TAGLINE

$75
A MAGDALEN

A MAGDALEN

PAINTER: LUDOVICO CARACCI
ENGRAVER: ANKER SMITH

Image size: Approx. 6 X 7 3/4 inches
Sheet size: approximately 14 1/4 x 19 1/2 inches (approx. 36 x 49 cm)

SOME FOX MARKS IN MARGINS, OUTSIDE OF IMAGE

$125
VANDYK, AS PARIS

VANDYK, AS PARIS

PAINTER: VANDYK
ENGRAVER: L. SCHIAVONETTI

Image size: Approx. 6 X 7 3/8 inches
Sheet size: approximately 14 1/4 x 19 1/2 inches (approx. 36 x 49 cm)

SOME FOX MARKS IN MARGINS, OUTSIDE OF IMAGE

$125
   
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