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Bartlett, William Henry [1809 - 1854] Mont Blanc and Chamonix. c1825 the original pen and ink drawing. engraved on steel for 'Switzerland  Illustrated'. 11.5 x 16.5 cms.

Birmann, Samuel [1793-1847] Lac de Chedde et du La Mont Blanc.  gouache. not signed. but see lithograph Auldjo opp. p.1. 17.7 x 23.2 cms.

Brockedon, William. [1787-1854] Gate of Bourg St. Pierre. c1820 watercolour grisaille. the original for 'Illustrations of the Passes of the Alps'. not signed. 18 x 17 cms.

1163 Cockburn, Maj.-Gen. James Pattison. [1778-1849] atrib. Valley of Chamonix, Mer de Glace, Aiguilles Drus, Verte and Midi, Glacier de Boissons and Aiguille de Goutier  c1815 watercolour. signed with monogram JC and impressed mark JDH (James Duffield Harding) presumed original owner.. illustrated in Country Life 11.1.79 36 x 54 cms.

474 Cockburn, Maj.-Gen. James Pattison. [1778-1849] after Village of Goschenen, between Wasen & the Devils Bridge. 1830 pencil, pen and ink. titled and date in ink. 14 x 21 cms.

733 Dikenman J.-R. [1793-1885] apres? Swiss School [19th. cent.] Wetterhorn, Shreckhorn, Finsteraarhorn, from Scheidegg. c1865 oil on board. A classic early view. 11.5 x 19 cms.

Hess, Hieronymus [1799-1850] (Swiss) Position dangereuse pres du Finsteraarhorn de Jean Fellman et Gabriel Schilt, fameux chasseurs de bouquetins et chamois, le 14 Octobre 1822. 1822? watercolour. 'the original aquarelle' see illustration p.21 Rebuffat 'Mont-Blanc Jardin feerique'.  24.5 x 18 cms.

874 Walton, Elijah. [1832-1880] Crevasses on the Mer de Glace, Chamounix - with the mountaineers. c1865 pencil and watercolour heightened with bodycolour and gum arabic. Not signed. Originally owned by W. Turquand. A chromolithograph of this view appears in his book 'Peaks and Valleys of the Alps' 1868 and is one of the most stunning views, but much smaller  [35.5 x 25 cms.]. 70 x 51 cms.

742 Willink, Henry George. R.W.S.[1851-1938?] 'Letting Him Down'. 'Player in hand'. 1891 monochrome watercolour. written on back 'Original Drawing by Henry George Willink for 'Mountaineering' in the Badminton Library (p.107) [p.113 in 3rd. edition]  15 x 12 cms.

1306 Schmid, David Alois. [1791-1861]  Canton of Schwyz. Two women and a man in traditional costume. c1830 watercolour. signed l.r. 15 x 18 cms.

The art of the the engraving from the original Mountain painting.  Engraved views, aquatints and lithographs were sometimes finished in watercolour or gouache by very skilful artists to produce some extremely fine works of art in their own right.  Shown below are images both of the original and the latter work which could then be enjoyed by the more affluent collector. Die Kunst der Gravur von der ursprünglichen Malerei. L'art de la gravure de la peinture originale. 从原画的雕刻的艺术。 L'arte del l'incisione dal dipinto originale. Gen no kaiga kara no chōkoku no geijutsu. Искусство гравюры из оригинальной картины. El arte del grabado de la pintura original.

Elijah Walton Crevasses Mer de Glace Schmidt Suisse Costume napoleon st. bernard LAMY Birmann Lac de Chedde et du La Mont Blanc. Wetterhorn, Shreckhorn, Finsteraarhorn - Dikenman Brockedon Gate of Bourg St. Pierre Wetterhorn, Shreckhorn, Finsteraarhorn - Dikenman Mont Blanc and Chamonix. Bartlett sallenches mont blanc