New York: January 5, 1938. Published in Portraits: The Photography of Carl Van Vechten (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Read More about Portrait photograph of Sinclair Lewis
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.
“Privately printed for Theodore Gordon Flyfishers in a limited edition of three hundred copies”. Read More about Fishing Print: “Fall Fishing,” depicting a fisherman in a river in the midst of fall foliage
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. Read More about Photographic portrait of Abbott, seated at his desk
London: Henry Graves, 1894. Read More about A Difficult Bunker
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..... Read More about Chronological Chart of Ancient, Modern and Biblical History. Synchronized by Sebastian C. Adams....
[Ca. June 2, 1980]. Read More about "'Il Penseroso,' by John Milton”
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..... Read More about 4 Original pen drawings signed “L. H. Sartor”
New York: March 22, 1955. Read More about Portrait photograph of Alvin Ailey
Washington, D.C: Government Printing Office, 1904. Read More about Alaskan Boundary Tribunal. United States Atlas. Maps and Charts accompanying the Case and Counter...
New York: April 18, 1961. Published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten (1978). Read More about Portrait photograph of Edward Albee
1843. Rare - the plate for this print remained private and was never used for a published edition. Read More about “A nun and a small peasant girl” entitled "From a Watercolour Sketch by E. Landseer"
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... Read More about Album of 34 Chinese watercolor paintings on paper
[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... Read More about Two tintype stereographs taken at Saratoga Springs of Morton family
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... Read More about The Stage Coach
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... Read More about Chinese Woman: a pencil portrait
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..... Read More about Carte Topographique des Environs d'Alger d'Aprés les levés et les reconnaissances des Officiers...
London: Thomas McLean, c. 1825. Read More about "Fowl Shooting"
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... Read More about Album of original watercolors of flowers
[ca. 1855]. Read More about Ambrotype of young man
n.p: September 15, 1852. Rare Signed and Dated Occupational Ambrotype of Two House Painters. Read More about Occupational ambrotype of two house painters, with brushes in hand
N. P. [American]: ca. 1850's. Read More about A fine example of the American cut-out showing a young girl, seated, sipping from a bowl with a...
This fine illustration was done for "The Express Messenger", the employee magazine of American Railway Express, precursor to American Express. Read More about "The Express Messenger, November 1926." Portrait of a Pilgrim in Profile carrying a...