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Van Stockum's Books & Prints - Juni 2018
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[DRAWINGS] – DEDEM VAN DEN GELDER, A.B.G. (Anthony Boldewijn Gijsbert) VAN (1774-1825)

Collection of ca. 50 late 18th-/ early 19th-cent. drawings/ watercolours on paper (in various sizes) mainly dep. figures in local costumes, for the greater part drawn by the Dutch nobleman & military commander Anthony Boldewijn Gijsbert van Dedem van den Gelder (1774-1825) who made a journey to Constantinople (visiting his father Jhr. Frederik Gijsbert van Dedem tot den Gelder (1743-1820) who was Dutch ambassador at the time) and travelled to the Levant & Egypt at the end of the 18th century (several drawings & watercolours are titled: “femme de Morée”, “Dervich”, “femme d’Athènes”, “Albanais”, “Bairaktar ou Portenseigne” (signed “A:B:G: de Dedem” in black ink), “Dames de Péran en 1785”, “femme arabe du désert”, “Mirza Tartare” & “Tartares du Comun”). All loosely inserted in a late 18th-/ early 19th-cent. red morocco album (64 blank leaves, a few with watermark of the Dutch papermaker Jan Aggesz. Kool (1742-1816) and/or his successor Jan Jacobsz. Kool (1776-1837), ca. 23,5 x 17,5 cm., all edges gilt). (ca. 50x)

¶ Cf. NNBW VIII, pp. 363-364 (for biographical details of the life of Jhr. A.B.G. van Dedem). Upper paste-down of the album with a mounted engraved ticket of “Despilly, Md: Papetier. Rue du Mont-Blanc, au coin de celle neuve des Mathurins”. – Both covers & several blank leaves of the album (sl.) waterstained.

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Hamerprijs: € 5.500

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