Antique Prints of Sleep, Hypnosis and Dreaming

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Cleopatra Sleeping

"Statua di Cleopatra Regina D'Egitto che dorme con L'Aspide legato al braccio sinistro nel corridore di Belvedere in Vaticano"

Cleopatra, sleeping Queen of Egypt with an Egyptian Cobra tied to her left arm with suicidal intention - according to the myth.

Copper etching by Nicolas Jean-Baptiste de Poilly (1707-1780)

Published in "Raccolta Di Statue Antiche e Moderne Data In Luce Sotto I Gloriosi Auspici Della Santita Di N.S: Papa Clemente XI" by Domenico de Rossi.

Rome, 1704

Strong impression. Excellent condition

Image including title: 22.6 x 31.4 cm (ca. 8.9 x 12.4")
Page size: 45 x 35 cm ( 17.7 x 13.7 ")

$ 160.00

Order Nr. SLEEP245902


"Jakob's Traum"

Wood engraving after the painting by Bartolome Esteban Murillo.

Published in a German periodical. 1885

Light general age toning. Riverse side has unrelated text print.

23 x 32 cm (ca. 9 x 12.5")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. SLEEP245898


Sleep hypnosis - hypnosis

"Hypnose" - Sleep hypnosis - hypnosis

Wood engraving from a photograph by S. Koehnlein after the painting

by Richard Falkenberg (1875-1948). Dated Munich, 1893

There is no printed evidence like a key for the persons shown on this print. But it is quite clear that the hypnotist in action is indeed Sigmund Freud surrounded by eagerly observant other medical doctors. Freud was 37 years old when this painting was painted and this print was published.

Pleasant light age toning. Excellent condition. Reverse side has no text print. Vertical centerfold.

35,6 x 46 cm (ca. 14 x 18.1")

$ 120.00

Order Nr. MEDICINE244016


"Someil d'Endymion" Endymion sleeping.

Endymion was, in the Greek Mythology, the beautiful and eternally youthful lover of Selene, goddess of the moon.

Copper etching by Alexandre Pierre Jean-Baptise Massard (1812-1889)

After the painting by Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, named Le Guerchin (1591-1666)

Published in "Galerie de Florence et du Palais Pitti". By Antoine Mongez.

There are minimal traces of age and use.

Paris, 1789-1792)

Image including title: 19,3 x 15,2 cm (ca. 7.6 x 6")

$ 50.00

Order Nr. SLEEP243176


"Les Reves"
Par Damourette

Upper images: "Reve qu'il est couvert de lauriers et de fourrures. Reve au cadeaux qu'elle recoit, jamais a ceux qui les font"

Lower images: "Reve qu'une femme lui passe la main dans les cheveux. Reve qu'il es entoure de parfumes"

Wood engravings ca 1875. Reverse side is printed.

Page size: 33.5 x 24 cm ( 13.1 x 9.4 ")

$ 65.00

Order Nr. SLEEP245927


"Hypnotisirung durch Streichen" ( hypnosis by striking )

( the text around this image is not related to hypnosis)

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Left image: "Hypnotisirung mittels grellen Lichtes" ( hypnosis by bright light )
Right image:
"Hypnotisirung durch Gehoerreize" ( hypnosis by sound )

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Revere side

"Hypnosisvorrichtung" ( hypnosis apparatus )

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"Hypnotisirung durch Braid's Methode"

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"Hypnotismus, Mesmerismus und Somnambulismo"

Three page article by Gustav Wilhelm Gessmann using the pseudonym "G. Manetho" about hypnosis in various forms.

The second page has a tear from the lower left corner into the center of the page.
The tear has been repaired.

Page size: 26 x 17 cm ( 10.2 x 6.6 ")

Price for the three pages: $ 55.00

Order Nr. SLEEPHYPNOSIS245926


"La Luxure" Lust, Geiheit

Lithograph. Original hand coloring.

Published as one of the series: "Les Grimaces".

Paris, dated 1824

Minimal traces of age and use.

Sheet: 35,5 x 26 cm (ca. 14 x 10")

$ 150.00

Order Nr.SLEEP245897


"L'Ermaphrodito in cui si rappresenta un corpocomposto di doppio sesso"

Sleeping hermaphrodite.

Copper etching by Claude Randon (1674-1704)

Published in "Raccolta Di Statue Antiche e Moderne Data In Luce Sotto I Gloriosi Auspici Della Santita Di N.S: Papa Clemente XI" by Domenico de Rossi.

Rome, 1704

Print has been blackened around sculpture. Thereby the title has vanished under the

black gouache.

Sheet: 46 x 32 cm (ca. 18 x 12.5")

$ 160.00

SLEEP245896


"Statua del Sonno in casa del. Can. D. Vincenzo Vittoria"

Copper etching by Vincenzo d'Aquila

Published in "Raccolta Di Statue Antiche e Moderne Data In Luce Sotto I Gloriosi Auspici Della Santita Di N.S: Papa Clemente XI" by Domenico de Rossi.

Rome, 1704

Some minor traces of age and use, such as wrinkling, in the very wide margins.

Image including title: 20 x 27,5 cm (ca. 7.9 x 10.(")

Sheet: 46 x 32 cm (ca. 18 x 12.5")

$ 140.00

Order Nr. SLEEP243177


"Die Schläferin von Thenelles"

Thernelles is a village in the French department Aisne, near St. Quentin.

There a womas fell into a coma-like sleep in 1883. This wood engraving of her was made 13 years later. So she was still sleeping in 1896.

Light general age toning.Otherwise very good condition.

Portrait: 8,6 x 7 cm (ca. 3.4 x 2.8")

On the whole page with explanatory text in German.

$ 20.00

Order Nr. SLEEP245895


Hipnotismo

"Una Sesion de "Hipnotismo"

"El Magnetizador Donato y sus Experimentos: 1. Sensacion de Calor. - 2. Arranque de Ira. -
3. Dolor de Muelas. - 4. El Gladiador. - 5. La Lucha. 6. Sensacion de Frio. "

Wood engravings made after photographs, 1886. Reverse side is printed.

Page size: 25.5 x 36 cm ( 10 x 14.1 ")

$ 85.00

Order Nr. SLEEPHYPNOSIS245928


"Suesses Traeumen" ( sweet dreaming )

Wood engraving after a painting by A. Ritzberer, 1895.

16.2 x 23 cm ( 6.3 x 9 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. SLEEP245925


No title. Sleeping athlete.

Copper etching by Jan de Bisschop (1628-1671)

Published in "Signorum veterum icones"

Amsterdam, 1668

Excellent condition.

Image: 11,7 x 22,5 cm (ca. 4.6 x 8.9")

Page: 18 x 30,2 cm (ca. 7.1 x 11.9")

$ 60.00

Order Nr. SLEEP245900


No title. Dionysos finds sleeping Ariadne unveiled by a faun.

Copper etching. Published in "Le Antichita di Ercolano eposte…"

A splendid 8-volume work about the discovery of art in Herculaneum, Pompeii, Stabia and surrounding. Published in Naples between 1757 and 1779.

Minimal traces of age and use.

Image within black frame 32,5 x 23,5 cm (ca. 12.8 x 9.3")

Sheet: 46 x 32 cm (ca. 18 x 12.5")

$ 320.00

Order Nr. SLEEP245901


"Statue Antique" Title and description on a separate sheet "Hermaphrodite"

Copper etching by Henri Marais

after the drawing by Jean-Baptiste Wicar (1762-1834)

Published in "Galerie de Florence et du Palais Pitti". By Antoine Mongez.

There are minimal traces of age and use.

Image including title: 22 x 38,3 cm (ca.8.7 x 15")

Sheet: 33,3 x 52,2 cm (ca. 13.1 x 20")

$ 180.00

Order Nr. SLEEP243178


Somnambule

"Somnambule"

Wood engraving after a painting by Gabriel Max, 1888. Reverse side is prnted.

30 x 22 cm ( 11.8 x 8.6 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. SLEEP245929


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