[Los Angeles: n.d., 1920s]. A very good and representative photograph album from the home of Zane Grey, documenting... Read More
Original works of art, photography, and prints. Including art from the Golden Age of book illustration by Edmund Dulac, Arthur Rackham, and Maxfield Parrish, as well as cartoons, comic books such as George Tuska's Iron Man and Power Man, and works by influential artists.
nd c. 1950.
[London: 1908] ].
“Privately printed for Theodore Gordon Flyfishers in a limited edition of three hundred copies”.
Abbey, Edwin Austin. Abbey was a prominent American illustrator, noted for his period drawings for Harper's and numerous literary volumes in the style of Hugh Thomson. "He was an important link with American drawing for British artists and was influential in introducing the taste for 18th century subjects and themes"...
n.p. Edwin A. Abbey Sketchbook. Extracts from an early Edwin Abbey sketchbook, containing 19 pencil sketches signed by Abbey. Some are rudimentary sketches of trees and shrubs, others detailed, complete drawings of landscapes and houses This album was given to Abbey Thom Kissel from his grand-uncle Alden Freeman, in appreciation...
New York: Underwood & Underwood, ca. [1920?]. Signed by the famous Congregationalist minister who took over Henry Ward Beecher’s congregation: “Yours sincerely / Lyman Abbott.”Provenance: C.N. Thomas of Underwood and Underwood.
London: Henry Graves, 1894.
Cincinnati, Ohio: Strobridge & Co, 1871. First edition. "In 1871, his Chronological Chart of Ancient, Modern and Biblical History was published by Strobridge & Company of Cincinnati, Ohio, the premier publisher of American commercial art. The technique of chromolithography offered the emerging middle class affordable color reproductions and, in this case, made lessons of history.....
[Ca. June 2, 1980].
N. P: n.d. [1970's]. Each drawing showing a view of a small farm of an African-American family, probably southern. The first showing a woman in apron and cap churning butter on the porch,h talking to a young boy in a baseball cap while on the front steps a young girl.....
New York: March 22, 1955.
Washington, D.C: Government Printing Office, 1904.
New York: April 18, 1961. Published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten (1978).
1843. Rare - the plate for this print remained private and was never used for a published edition.
China: Ca. first half of 19th century. Album of 34 Original Chinese Watercolors. A very interesting and engaging collection of genre scenes. The trees, rocks, and landscapes are particularly well rendered, and the figures are full of life. The pictures in many such albums often follow a sequence of events...
[Saratoga Springs: ca. 1860-1875]. Alden was active in the 1860's and 1870's with studios in Springfield, MA and Providence, RI. Here he captures members of the Morton family, in fine dress; they are most likely on holiday enjoying Saratoga's races and spas. Iron was an unusual medium for the stereograph...
n.p: 1901. Fine Coaching Inn Scene by Cecil Aldin. Cecil Aldin (1870-1935) remains one of the most talented and popular depictors of English life; his prints and paintings of sporting scenes, dogs, and old buildings, and his regular appearance in books and magazines brought him worldwide fame, and his work...
Alexander (1767-1816) was particularly noted for his pencil and watercolor portraits of Chinese people, of which this frontal bust drawing is a fine, typical example. Many of these derive from his lengthy stay in Peking, beginning in 1792; on his return to London he became a professor of art, and...
Paris: Publiée par le Depôt de la Guerre; Imprimerie chez Kppelin, 1856. French Colonization. French colonization. In 1830 the French had conquered Algeria and begun colonization primarily with the Governor-Generalship form of goverment backed by the Ministry of War. The printed paper label reads "Imprimerie, Librairie et Papeterie/ de Dubois.....
London: Thomas McLean, c. 1825.
ca. 1831-1865. 42 original watercolors. An album of highly accomplished amateur watercolors of flowers — including the double oleander, tiger lilly, China rose, viola, poppy, and tulip.It is very faintly possible that this album represents an early showing of art by a Minnesota seedswoman, Emma V. White, who published seed...
n.p: September 15, 1852. Rare Signed and Dated Occupational Ambrotype of Two House Painters.
N. P. [American]: ca. 1850's.