New York: 1923. Number 126 of 250, printed labels on the back mount. Read More about Color Print of "Point!" after the painting in the collection of The Leash. Peter's Carrot...
Pittsburgh? 1944. 100 Avinoff Watercolors of Russian Art Treasures. Mr. Hann's own record of his distinguished collection. The two large albums have typewritten title pages, and consist of original watercolors, inset behind transparent protective coverings on the rectos, with typewritten descriptions of a high order of scholarship on the facing..... Read More about Russian Ecclesiastical and Decorative Art Objects in the Collection of George R. Hann: Watercolor...
Friday, nd. Bakst asks to come on Saturday AT 6:30 PM. Read More about Autograph Letter, Signed. To Edwin Evans
Parme: Franco Maria Ricci, 1970. First edition in Italian. Read More about Theatrum sanitatis di Ububchasym de Baldach Codice 4182 della Biblioteca Casanatense di Roma. I....
n.p: 19th century. Superb Gouache of Domestic Tranquility. A beautiful, meticulously painted gouache of a prosperous 17th century couple: the man sits on a couch, holding a diamond scribe with which he has etched a legend on the window reading “Sans Femme qui est heureux?” [“Without a wife, who is..... Read More about Fine gouache painting of a man and woman in a French domestic interior, with two dogs, signed...
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1896. Newell, Peter. First Edition. Illustrated by Newell, Inscribed by Shakespeare. INSCRIBED on front free endpaper, “To Col. J.H. Amman / with the best wishes of Wm. Shakespeare / per J.K.B. / May 3: 1896”, Shakespeare's signature being in his usual shaky hand. Read More about A House-Boat on the Styx. Being some account of the divers doings of the associated shades
London: Wm. S. Orr and Co., Amen Corner, Paternoster Row, 1855. First edition in Book Form; published in parts the previous year. Ruari McLean, Victorian Book Design & Colour Printing, p.192: "On only one plate, no.4, with twenty five panels showing harmonious arrangments of colour, does there appear to be..... Read More about The Theory and Practice of Landscape Painting in Water Colours
October 20, 1937. Barnes, Albert C(oombs): Pharmaceutical manufacturer and art collector. He obtained a medical degree and later studied in Germany. In 1902 he made a fortune with his invention of the antiseptic Argyrol. After building a mansion in Merion, Pa., in 1905, he began to collect art seriously, amassing..... Read More about Portait photograph of Albert C. Barnes
New York: 20 October 1937. Albert C. Barnes (1872-1951), self-made businessman, had a distaste for inherited privilege and a respect for the common man, which fed the fires of his interest in industrial relations, self-improvement, and equal rights for African Americans. His desire to provide nondiscriminatory access to art and..... Read More about Portrait photograph of Albert C. Barnes
Marion, PA: September 17, 1937. Barnes, Albert C(oombs): Pharmaceutical manufacturer and art collector. He obtained a medical degree and later studied in Germany. In 1902 he made a fortune with his invention of the antiseptic Argyrol. After building a mansion in Merion, Pa., in 1905, he began to collect art..... Read More about Portrait Photograph of Albert C. Barnes
October 20, 1937. Barnes, Albert C(oombs): Pharmaceutical manufacturer and art collector. He obtained a medical degree and later studied in Germany. In 1902 he made a fortune with his invention of the antiseptic Argyrol. After building a mansion in Merion, Pa., in 1905, he began to collect art seriously, amassing..... Read More about Portrait photograph of Albert C. Barnes, New York
Ca. 1928. The hand-colored front cover of the parchment dust-jacket used for the limited edition of Ladies Almanack. The coloring, which is susceptible to fading, is here immaculate and bright. Read More about "Ladies Almanack"
Parma, Italy: Franco Maria Ricci, 1972. Number 2875 of 3000 copies signed by designer and publisher Franco Maria Ricci. "The Signs of Man. 7" Read More about Arcimboldo. an Essay by Achille Bonito Oliva
Parma: Franco Maria Ricci publisher, 1972. No. 1509 of 2000 copies. Read More about Erté (Romain de Tirtoff). With an extract from Erté’s memoirs, translation by William Weaver
Minneapolis, Minn: February 3, March 5, and June 15, 1905; drawing undated but after 1905. Minnesota Political Cartoon. The three letters promise to comply with Strickland's request for a drawing; the cartoon itself - depicting Satan religious census-taker, is a good example of this Minnesota cartoonist's work. Read More about One Cartoon Drawing signed and inscribed, 2 Autograph Letters Signed, and one Typed Letter...
Philadelphia [?]: Ca. 1905. Baseball Sports Caricature, Philadelphia, Ca. 1905. The subjects, two dapper young men seated in third base line box seats, are identified as Bill Reynolds and Tommy O'Keefe. Both are nattily dressed, with diamond stickpins in their ties; Tommy wears a straw boater with a hatband labeled..... Read More about Caricature of two sporting gents watching a Philadelphia Athletics baseball game, ca. 1905
New York: Medina Rara 185 madison Avenue, 1972. No. 325 of a signed, numbered edition limited to 2500 copies printed for members of Editions Medicina Rara. Read More about Ars Anatomica. A Medical Fantasia
London: 1896. Original Late Victorian Cartoon Sketchbook. An amateur production, but quite a nice one. The artist, residing at 170 Loughboro Road, Brixton, was heavily influenced by the work of the great comic artist Phil May, and comes quite close to May's spirit and technique, particularly in his depiction of..... Read More about Sketchbook of 19 pages of pencil and pen and ink sketches and captioned cartoons, all signed by...
[Paris: 1926]. No. 2 of 35 copies SIGNED AND NUMBERED by the artist in pencil; with his stamp lower left. Rouault's Baudelaire. Superb image of the brooding genius so greatly admired by Rouault, who included it in the second edition of his collection, SOUVENIRS INTIMES (Paris: E. Frapier, 1927), with..... Read More about Portrait of Charles Baudelaire
London: Sampson Low, (1924). Second edition, one of 1000. Read More about George Baxter. The Picture Printer
American: n.d. [ca. 1930?]. No. 6 of an edition of 100, signed. An early student of William Meritt Chase, Beal moved away from Chase's impressionistic style, began to depict the rugged, colorful life he observed on the New England coast -- as in the fine, forceful etching of fishermen straining..... Read More about "The Net Wagon"
1930. American Impressionist artist. Read More about Etching: Depicting ships at sea
New York: letter from Harry dated June 24, 1886; others undated. "There are so many of our family, all artists, in New York ... " A very interesting letter from Harry Beard regarding his distinguished family of artists and illustrators, in response to his election as honorary member of the..... Read More about 2 Autograph Letters (one by Harry, one by Frank) signed, with one signed sketch by Frank with...
London: Leonard Smithers, 1898. One of 1000 copies on Art Paper, this copy un-numbered. Beardsley's Last Book. Beardsley had intended a series of 24 drawings for Jonson's Venetian comedy, but died before completing it, at the age of 26. Read More about Volpone: or The Foxe. With a critical essay on the author by Vincent O'Sullivan together with an...