ORGUEILLE ET FOLLIE

Theodor De Bry (1528 – 1598)

Engraving

The Netherlands

1558

5" diameter

 

An anti-papal rather grotesque image of Pope Paul IV which when rotated 180 degrees is replaced by an even more grotesque figure.

 

1506















































Giuseppe

Engraving

Italy

c. 1700

8 1/2" x 5"

 

Pages from a folio 24 images, each face changes to a very different one when the image is rotated 180 degrees. (B109).

 

0492




A Changing Pope

Anonymous

Etching

The Netherlands

c. 1706

Image: 3 1/2" diameter

 

 

0494



Anonymous

France

Engraving

c. 1720

4" x 2 3/4"

 

One view is a man's head and when turned becomes a horse's head.

 

4308

 



Anonymous

Hand-colored engraving

Great Britain

c. 1740

5" x 7 1/4"

 

4286



La Danse des Morts

Matthiwu Merian

Engraving

Switzerland

1756

Image:4 1/4" x 4", page:7 3/4" x 6"

 

A page from La Danse des Morts, Basle (B382).

 

0493



Hand-colored engraving

Great Britain

c. 1790

3 1/2" x 2 3/4"

 

0496



Pour Nous Bien Voir Retournez Nous

Etching & engraving

France

c. 1810

13" x 15 3/4" (plate mark)

 

4540



Les deux bons Apotres, ils se moquent l'un de l'autre

Lithograph

France

c. 1819

14 1/2" x 10 3/4"

 

A view of two apostles making fun of each other.

 

4465

 




Hand-painted image on a lacquered box

Great Britain

c. 1820

3" diam. 1/2" high

 

2895



Courtship and Marriage

Engraving

Great Britain

c. 1820

7 3/4" x 7 3/4"

 

0495



Ma Tete Change

Hand-painted image on a lacquered box

France

c. 1820

3 1/2" diam.

 

3718



Courtship & Marriage

Ceramic pitcher

Great Britain

c. 1840

5 1/2" high

 

A small pitcher to be filled with drink. Has the following poem on the back:

 

Fill your cup and banish grief

Laugh and worldly care despised

Sorrow neer will bring relief

Joy from drinking will arise

So pour this full and sup it up

And call fro more to fill your cup.

 

0499













Colored lithographs

France

c. 1840

11" x 4 1/2"

 

Five free standing figures similar to the three in item (4094) but cut from sheet and attached to cardboard with heads able to turn.

 

4274

 

 




Before Marriage/ After Marriage

Enamel

Continental

c. 1860

1 1/2" x 2" x 1 1/4"

 

2482

 



Jeff Davis Going to War

Wood engraving

America

c. 1865

3" x 5 1/2"

 

Published by Mumford & Co., Cincinnati.

 

3253



Marshall Kane of Baltimore, Before and After His Arrest

Wood engraving

America

c. 1865

3" x 5 1/4"

 

4377









From sketches by William McConnell

Hand-colored wood engravings

Great Britain

1868

7 1/2" x 6"

 

Four illustrations from a series of fifteen illustration contained in the book Upside Down; or Turnover Traits (B 578).

 

 

4507



War and Peace

E.B. & E.C. Kellogg, Geo Witing

Lithograph

America

c 1870

13 1/2" x 8 1/2"

 

 

0497



Courtship / Matrimony

Transfer print on glass

Great Britain

c. 1870

3 1/4" x 3 1/4"

 

A magic lantern slide showing courtship and marriage.

 

4195



W.P. Windsor

Lithograph

Great Britain

c. 1880

6" x 4 1/2"

 

The card reads, "A learned man at present I appear But turn me round and lo an ass is there" and when turned around it reads, "If money I gain by this device A learned man and ass have equal price".

 

1291


Jeu Des Grotesques

Anonymous

Hand colored engravings

France

c. 1880

19 1/2" x 25"

 

A later printing of uncut sheet of cards first printed in 1820 with a series of two faced heads. Some of the heads/bodies can be turned to become yet another pair of faces.

 

4215

 

 





Doubles Faces No.1

Honore Daumier

Lithograph

France

1838

9" x 12"

 

A page from Le Charivari.

 

0501



A PEN'ORTH OF FUN OR AMUSEMENT FOR A WINTER FIRESIDE

Anonymous

Lithograph

Great Britain

c. 1850

20" x 14 3/4"

 

This single sheet was published by J. March, London and along with turning heads it also has material on magic lanterns and thaumatropes.

 

0504