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  LONDON 
 London Views 

DAYES, Edward. [A Georgian view of Queen Square]
To the Ladies and Gentlemen Inhabitants This View of Queen Square Is with the greatest respect inscribed by their obedient & obliged Servants Rob.t Pollard. London: Robert Pollard, 1789. Aquatint with line etching, printed in blue and brown and hand finished. Sheet 450 x 550mm.
A view of Queen Square, Bloomsbury, looking north through undeveloped fields to Hampstead. On the left is St George's Church and Cosmo Place, on the corner of which is the house that is know 'The Queen's Larder'. The buildings on the east of the square have now been replaced, and now house two hospitals, the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and the Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine. The garden in the centre is just lawn, with trees not yet planted. In the foreground pedestrians are being hassled by a flower-seller and a begging urchin. Edward Dayes (1763-1804) was one of the leading topographical artists of the late eighteenth century. This was one of a series of four views of the great London squares, the others being Bloomsbury Square, Grosvenor Square and Hanover Square. This aquatint was engraved by Robert Pollard with aquatint added by Robert Dodd.
[Ref: 17010]    £1,200.00 ($1,525 • €1,348 rates)


DAYES, Edward. [A Georgian view of Hanover Square]
To the Right Honorable Francis Godolphin Marquis of Caermarthen, Baron Osborne &c. &c. This View of Hanover Square, from a Drawing in his Possession, Is with great respect inscribed by His Lordship's obedient & obliged Servants, Rob.t Pollard & Fra.s Jukes. London: Robert Pollard & Francis Jukes, 1789. Coloured aquatint with line etching. Sheet 440 x 570mm.
A view of Hanover Square, looking south towards the St George's Church, with a mixture of pedestrians, riders and coaches braving the cobbblestones. Of particular interest is the 'high-flyer', a phæton carriage with the cab above the four horses pulling it. Behind railings the centre of the square is a simple lawn. Edward Dayes (1763-1804) was one of the leading topographical artists of the late eighteenth century. This was one of a series of four views of the great London squares, the others being Bloomsbury Square, Grosvenor Square and Queen Square. This aquatint was engraved and published by Robert Pollard and Francis Jukes. The original drawing mentioned in the title is now in the British Museum.
[Ref: 15523]    £1,200.00 ($1,525 • €1,348 rates)


DAYES, Edward. [A Georgian view of Grosvenor Square]
To the Right Honorable Earl Grosvenor &c. This View of Grosvenor Square Is with the greatest respect inscribed by His Lordship's obedient & obliged Servant Rob.t Pollard. London: Robert Pollard, 1789. Coloured aquatint with line etching. Sheet 420 x 525mm. Vertical crease at centre,margins restored.
A view of Grosvenor Square, one of the great residential squares of London, enlivened by a group of street musicians. To the left a six-horse coach waits outside the Earl's own house. At the time of publication the American ambassador had already taken up residence in the square: John Adams, the first U.S. ambassador and second president, lived at No. 9 between 1786 and 1797. Edward Dayes (1763-1804) was one of the leading topographical artists of the late eighteenth century. This was one of a series of four views of the great London squares, the others being Bloomsbury Square, Hanover Square and Queen Square. This aquatint was engraved and published by Robert Pollard and Francis Jukes. The original drawing mentioned in the title is now in the British Museum.
[Ref: 15524]    £1,200.00 ($1,525 • €1,348 rates)


DAYES, Edward. [A Georgian view of Bloomsbury Square]
To his Grace Francis, Duke of Bedford, Marquis of Tavistock &c. &c. This View of Bloomsbury Square, Is with the greatest respect inscribed by His Grace's obedient & obliged Servants, Rob.t Pollard & Fra.s Jukes. London: Robert Pollard & Francis Jukes, 1789. Coloured aquatint with line etching. Sheet 440 x 575mm. Two slight printer's creases.
A view of Bloomsbury Square, looking north towards Bedford House, with a mixture of pedestrians, coaches and carts. Of particular interest is the milkmaid, driving two cows around the square. Edward Dayes (1763-1804) was one of the leading topographical artists of the late eighteenth century. This was one of a series of four views of the great London squares, the others being Hanover Square, Grosvenor Square and Queen Square. According to the note bottom left 'The outline sketched by R. Thew, with an instrument', before being etched and and published by Robert Pollard and Francis Jukes.
[Ref: 18035]    £1,200.00 ($1,525 • €1,348 rates)


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