Bernardus van Schijndel (1647-1709)

Oil painting

The Netherlands

c.1680

18" x 24 3/4"

 

An early example of a peepshow being shown in a home.

 

4343


The Comte And Chevalier De Choiseuil

Anonymous

Oil painting

France

c. 1758

31 1/2" x 24"

 

 

This unsigned painting was probably done in the altier of Drouais and is very similar to the painting by Drouais in The Frick Museum

 

1140


The Comte And Chavalier De Choiseul As Savoyards

Anonymous

Ink and wash on paper

France

c. 1758

7" x 5 1/2"

 

A sketch that may have been drawn by Francois Drouais.

 

0639


Marie Gabriel, Comte De Choiseuil, and Michel Felix Chevalier De Choiseuil,

Ange Laurent de Lalive de July (France 1725 – 1779), after Drouais

Engraving

France

c. 1760

12 ¾” x 9”

 

A print after Drouais’ painting.

 

0640



A Street Scene With A Fair, Mortlake

Samuel Hieronymous Grimm(1733-1794)

Watercolor, pencil & ink

Great Britain

1770

11 1/8" x 14"

 

A village scene with a good view of the back of a large peepshow.

 

4110

 


Anonymous

Oil painting

France

c. 1780

17 3/4" x 20 1/2

 

 

0689


The Peep Show

Anonymous

Oil painting

Great Britain

c. 1780

25" x 32"

 

There is a plate on the painting saying this is from the collection of Lady Burdett Coutts and attributing the work to William Hogarth. The claim that this painting is by Hogarth is more than highly doubtful.

 

1698


Peepshow

Joshua Cristall(1767-1847)

Watercolor

Great Britain

1809

9" x 15 1/2"

 

0642


Anonymous

Watercolor

France

c. 1820

13" x 20"

 

A painting of a town's fair with many attractions including: a toy store, woman doing dice game, a peepshow, and a man on a tight rope.

 

4344



Anoymous

Pen and ink with watercolor

Great Britain

c. 1820

Detail:2 3/4" x 4", page:14" x 10"

 

0638


Gran Panorama of the New World

Anonymous

Watercolor

Spain

c. 1820

18 1/2" x 13 1/4"

 

A wonderful but unfinished drawing of a large peepshow to be carted from town to town. The advertised show included images of Malaga, Oporto, Rio de Janeiro, Montevideo, and Buenos Aires.

 

4612



Anonymous

Watercolor

Great Britain

1822

1 1/2" x 6 1/4"

 

A fore-edge painting on the side of Tales Of The Drama by Miss Macauley

Sherwood, Neely and Jones: Paternoster Row, London 1822.

 

0690


The Peepshow

Attributed to William Collins

Great Britain

c. 1820-1830

18 ½” x 15”

 

4690

 



Anonymous

Watercolor

Continental

c. 1830

9 3/4" x 12 3/4"

 

A village scene show various itinerant performers, including a juggler and dancer. Boy with a peepshow and monkey riding on top of the box.

 

2443


Lanterna Magica

Anonymous after Bartolommeo Pinelli

Watercolor

Italy

c. 1835

6 3/8" x 10"

 

0779


The Peep Show

Anonymous

Oil on Canvas

Great Britain

c.1840

13" x 20"

 

0691


Anonymous

Great Britain

Watercolor

c. 1840

2 1/8" x 2 3/4"

 

 

0821


The Peep Show

David Claypoole Johnson(1799-1865)

Oil on panel

America

c. 1840

9" x 11"

 

1252


Anonymous

Watercolor on rice paper

China

c. 1840

5 1/2" x 8"

 

4356


The Showman

John Anthony Puller (1799-1866)

Oil painting

Great Britain

c. 1845

5" x 6 1/2" (oval)

 

4689


Anonymous

Watercolor on rice paper

China

c. 1850

8 1/2" x 13 1/2"

 

0900

 


Diorama De L'amour

Jean-Ernest Aubert

Oil on Canvas

France

c.1870

37" x 27 1/2"

 

Cupid pulling some strings at the side of a peepshow to show the young women some views of the romance that lies ahead.

 

0694



Der Guckkastenmann

Anonymous

Oil on canvas

France

18th. c.

6" x 8 1/2"

 

Painting after original by Nicolas Lancret (1690-1743). Lancret, a student of Watteau became a popular court painter. His painting Der Guckkastenmann can be found in the restored stately home, Schloss Charottenburg, Berlin.

 

The painting was frequently copied as this and the following two entries show.

 

3174


Anonymous

Great Britain

Oil painting

17" x 21"

 

0695



Ombres Chinoises

Anonymous

Watercolor on rice paper

Vietnam

c. 1870

9 1/4" x 11"

 

Although titled Ombres Chinoises it appears more likely to be a peepshow. Interestingly the strings to change images is represented in the back rather than on the side.

 

3712


Peepshow

Thomas Bush Hardy(1842-1897)

Monochrome watercolor

Great Britain

5" x 8"

 

0641


Westlake Peep Show

Anonymous

Watercolor on rice paper

China

c. 1890

6" x 6 1/2"

 

1526



The Showman

W. H. Walker

Watercolor

Great Britain

c. 1900

8 1/4" x 6 1/2"

 

Great image of a side show character leaning on his peepshow which has lettered on it's side "Celebrated Peep Show-One Penny."

 

3161

 

 


Rudolf Wacker (1893-1938)

Oil on board

Austria

c. 1920

10 1/2" x 8 1/4"

 

A series of sketches including a man showing some women images in his peepshow.

 

4483

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