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GERLACH, Philipp (1679--1748)
Façade de la tour et de l'eglise du grand hôpital à Berlin. Inv. par Gerlach ...
Augsburg hæred. Jeremiæ Wolffii excudit Aug. Vind., [173-?]
4 engr. pl. ; 52.0 cm. (2º)

Title, credit and imprint from pl. 1, being followed by a side elevation (pl. 2), section (pl. 3) and plan (pl. 4). Pl. 1 also signed 'Dessiné par C.H. Horst Ingenieur de la Cour ... ' and 'Johann Balthas. Probst direxit'. According to Thieme-Becker, the Friedrichshospital and its church was built in 1716, but the church tower was not added until 1726--27. Berlin Kat. 2132 groups this and the suite on Gerlach's Jerusalem Church (q.v.) with a suite of three plates on an 'Eglise Paroissale' by Gerlach.

Copy Notes Bound (6) with the Pfeffel issue of J.E. Fischer von Erlach, Anfang einiger Vorstellungen der vornehmsten Gebäude ... von Wien, [1719?] (q.v.); Salomon Kleiner, Vera et accurata delineatio omnium templorum et coenobiorum ... Vienna, 1724--37 (q.v.); J.G. Pinz, Plan general de la maison ... de Marschall (q.v.); Philipp Gerlach, Façade [&c.] de la tour et de l'eglise de Jerusalem à Berlin, [173-?] (q.v.); C.H. Horst, Plan [&c.] general de la maison ... de Schulemburg, [ca. 1740] (q.v.); and two suites (q.v.; q.v.) and other engravings of Leipzig published by Peter Schenk the elder, in a volume purchased for £2 11s. per J. Williams at the sale of John Nash's library (R.H. Evans' sale catalogue, q.v.), 15--20 July 1835, 4th day, lot 925. (Spiers Box, Purchases through personal friends; Curatorial Papers: Bailey, outsize box 16). Plate 1 inscribed in pencil XVI.

Binding C18th half calf, repaired, gilt-ruled spine, red morocco spine-label 'Batimens/ De/ Vienne, Berlin, [sic]'.

Reference Number 2330


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