London: May 28, 1934. Published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Read More about Portrait photograph of Jacob Epstein
each dated signed and 1884. Henton, a Nineteenth Century Watercolorist from Leicester. Read More about Two watercolors: Country Scenes, one a winter scene with snow on thatched roof cottage, The...
The watercolour comes from an album of this artist's works. Read More about An Alpine Scene
The painter was noted for his skills at watercolour landscapes including scenes from the British country and sea side. Read More about A Sylvan Setting
Surmounted with a spurious Hogarth signature. Read More about Bookplate of William Hogarth
London: John Tallis & Co, nd. Read More about The Works of...; in a Series of Engravings, with Description, and A Comment on Their Moral...
London: Printed and Published by The London Printing and Publishing Company 97 and 100 St. John Street...and 55, Dey Street, New York, nd. Read More about The Works of...; in a Series of Engravings, with Description, and A Comment on Their Moral...
London: William Bulmer and Co., Shakespeare Printing-Office, 1828. Second edition. A handsome collection of portraits, many printed on toned paper, with letterpress commentaries on the subjects' lives. In addition to the 80 portraits called for in the printed "List of Plates", there should also be 4 plates which that list..... Read More about Portraits of Illustrious Personages of the Court of Henry VIII...With Biographical and Historical...
Southampton St: S. Bans, 1831. A satirical print expressing the public's concern about the safety of rail travel. Read More about The Pleasures of the Rail-Road — Showing the Inconvenience of a Blow-up
n.p: February 1909. A rather shaky signature of the great Pre-Raphaelite painter (1827-1910) whose religious scenes (“Light of the World”) became Victorian favorites. Hunt was then 82; he died the following year. Read More about Card signed in ink “W. Holman Hunt”
England: Ca. 1914. British Political Caricatures in Oil. A British political comment on the issue of Home Rule for Ireland. Amid celestial clouds a Union Jack-garbed figure of H.H. Asquith turns a grindstone on which a gleeful John Redmond in satanic wings sharpens a sword lettered “HOME RULE” as an..... Read More about Home Rule for Ireland
c. 1829-1879. Front free endpaper has charming small watercolour of house tipped in, with legend in pencil "I believe this is the first dwelling after marriage Rainham, Kent. G.T.N. ordained 1806 preached at Romsey.2. Lumley Lodge, Richmond, pen and ink drawing. Laid in.3. Watercolour : "House & chapel [built by..... Read More about Album
England: 1930s. Four Ecclesiastical Watercolor Drawings. Four stained glass designs by John Hardman & Co., formerly part of Hardman, Powell & Co. The company reached great popularity in the Victorian period making ecclesiastical fittings and ornaments for churches throughout England. The firm's interest in Gothic Revival led them to stained..... Read More about Designs for Stained Glass Window
n.p: 1898. A lush, senuous rendering, with Art Nouveau overtones. Read More about Nymph in Woods
Exeter: Printed and Sold by I. Smith. A Dutch draughtsman and engraver, Johannes Kip worked with Leonard Knyff on topographical views of British country houses and gardens. They were published in Britannia Illustrata (1707) and Le Nouveau Theatre de la Grande Bretagne (1715). Read More about Engraving: “The South Prospect of the Church of St. Clements Danes - London / To the Right...
16 Langford Place St., John's Wood, N.W.8: 1937 & 1938. Dame Laura Knight Fulfills a Horse Portrait Commission from Lord Astor. An inside look at an enterprise by the greatest female Engliish painter of her time, Dame Laura Knight (1877-1970). In 1936, she “was elected Royal Academician, the first woman..... Read More about Group of Correspondence: 5 Autograph Letters, signed; and 2 Autograph Notes, signed, to Lord...
London: August 4, 1865. On a Tralfagar Square Lion. After thanking Mrs. Bruce for sending certain photographs, Landseer reports, "At this present time I am engaged on Lion No 2. I am modelling a new head– as they are not to be all alike in expression of countenance...." In 1857..... Read More about Autograph letter signed ("E Landseer"), to Mrs. Bruce, regarding Lion No 2
London: Henry G. Bohn, 1853. First edition. Read More about Engravings of Lions, Tigers, Panthers, Leopards, Dogs, &c. Chiefly after the designs of …...
London: J. Dickinson, Jan 1, 1825. An uncommon series of Gainsborough sketches reproduced in tinted lithographs by his nephew Richard Lane. Part one (of two) only. Read More about Studies of Figures by Gainsborough Executed in Exact Imitation of the Originals
London: Chatto and Windus, Picadilly, 1875. Fifth Edition. Read More about The History of Signboards from the Earliest Times to the Present Day
London: Ernest Benn, 1929. First edition. Read More about A History of British and American Etching
London: 1903. John Lavery. John Lavery (1856-1941), Belfast-born painter excelled in portraits, genre scenes and landscapes, and, particularly historical works showing notables doing important things (Queen Victoria visiting Glasgow, etc.) which brought him into the Establishment, and a knighthood. Read More about Card inscribed in ink: “With much pleasure / Yours very truly / John Lavery / 5 Cromwell Place...
[London]: June 20th, no year. Reads: "Sir Thomas Lawrence will do himself the hionor of visiting The Earl & Countess of Londsale on Friday next." Read More about Autograph Notes, Signed
London: [c. 1860]. Leech, John. Fine Equestrian Cartoon by John Leech. Relates to Leech’s series of riding cartoons in the magazine Punch.John Leech (1817-1864) was one of the most prolific and successful of the English artists and caricaturists of the mid 19th century. “His humour was like his talent, gentle..... Read More about “Brown tries his new Hack, which is as quiet as a Lamb,—just about!”
[c. 1850]. Leech, John. Fine Original Leech Drawing. John Leech (1817-1864) was one of the most prolific and successful of the English artists and caricaturists of the mid 19th century. “His humour was like his talent, gentle, warm-hearted and positive, his world, the ups and downs of middle class life..... Read More about “Run Bill—run and bring Isabella—heres a chimbley on fire.”