RICHARD BLOME (1635-1705): THE GENTLEMAN'S RECREATION
1686; London, Roycroft
Two books in one volume, first edition. Folio. Damaged 18th century binding; two gilt labels on the spine. A monumental 17th century encyclopedia of aristocratic entertainment for gentlemen. The arts, sciences, mathematics, heraldry, and especially riding, hunting, fishing, farming, falconry and other disciplines are represented here alongside text descriptions and an artistically valuable illustrated section containing nearly one hundred copperplate engravings by the superb English painter, printmaker and illustrator Francis Barlow (1626-1704), the father of British sporting painting, whose scenes were transferred to etchings by numerous artists, including his contemporary, Wenceslaus Hollar.
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Preauction Exhibition: 14. – 30. 5. 2018 / 10.00 – 18.00
Auction: 31. 5. 2018: entry from 3 pm, start at 4 pm
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WHAT TO LOOK FORWARD TO
We cordially invite all art lovers to our traditional spring Garden Auction of exceptional works of fine art, antiques and design. The auction will start at 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 31, in the garden adjacent to Arthouse Hejtmánek in Prague–Bubeneč.
The 8th annual auction is offering exceptional works of fine art, antiques and design dating from the 15th to 21st centuries. You can look forward to works by Hans Rottenhammer, Alphonse Mucha, František Muzika, Kamil Lhoták, Josef Hlinomaz and František Drtikol, fine furniture from the Renaissance, Biedermeier, Art Deco and Cubism periods, and 20th century design objects. These and many other remarkable items that have impressed and inspired collectors each year can be viewed in person during the presale exhibition at Arthouse Hejtmánek or online at our website.
Presale exhibition open daily (including Saturdays and Sundays)
May 14–30, 2018 / 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
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