China: Ca. first half of 19th century. Album of 34 Original Chinese Watercolors. A very interesting and engaging... Read More about Album of 34 Chinese watercolor paintings on paper
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. The soldier is quite dishevelled and his uniform is in tatters; he is being looked upon with great distaste by the men in the barber shop, all of whom are quite foppish. On the back is a clipped piece of paper with the title above a parenthetical line "..... Read More about "What no soup?" Original pen and ink drawing of a Civil War soldier walking into a...
“Claymont” [Delaware]: Dec 9, 1879. Fine little pencil sketch by the great illustrator of a Victorian couple sitting at a table near the kitchen window - very possibly a scene from Dickens. Read More about Drawing, signed. with an Autograph Note signed presenting it to Mr. Edward Denham of New Bedford,...
Early 19th Century. Between 1740 and 1781 the earlier West Wycombe House was transformed by the second Sir Francis Dashwood. Although he was a Fellow of the Royal Society, Postmaster General from 1766 to 1781 and a founder member of the Dilettante Society Sir Francis is still best recalled as..... Read More about Pair of hand-colored engravings of the exterior of : "Lord Dashwood's West Wycombe House,...
n.p: Ca. 1920s. Fine Inscribed Photograph of Marion Davies. Marion Davies (1897-1961), a showgirl from Brooklyn, won the devotion of the William Randolph Hearst, the publishing mogul. She lived with Hearst as his mistress at San Simeon, his castle and ranch in California. Hearst used his influence in publishing to..... Read More about Photograph of the actress, inscribed “Sincerely, Marion Davies”
Original Floyd Davis Portrait of Photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt. A fine sympathetic full-face drawing of the photographer, undoubtedly done from life. Floyd MacMillan Davis (1896-1966) began by doing advertising art, and in the 1930s began illustrating southern rural scenes and people forthe works of William Faulkner, MacKinlay Kantor and others. During..... Read More about Original pencil portrait of Alfred Eisensteadt, inscribed, “To Alfred”, signed and dated...
New York: February 22, 1958. Gloria Davy, African-American soprano, was born in 1931. Read More about Portrait photograph of Gloria Davy as Aida, Act I, Scene I, “Ritisma Vincito“
New York: [Feb. 17, 1936]. Published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Read More about Portrait photograph of Giorgio De Chirico
New York. Inscribed to the Proprietor of the Anglers Roost. Read More about Watercolor on paper, Salmon Fly, inscribed by the artist “To Jimmy Deren, Charles De Feo”
Original artwork for the bookplate of collector and bookseller Henry Siegel. Read More about Original ink drawing of a leaping salmon within a border of waves, for the bookplate of...
This bookplate, with a distinctive leaping salmon by De Feo, differs from the later bookplate of sporting bookseller and collector Col. Henry Siegel with a smaller image of a salmon fly (also by De Feo). Read More about Steel engraving of a leaping salmon after a drawing by Charles De Feo, for the Bookplate of...
[Nice, France: 1948]. Printed circa 1984. De Gaulle, 1948, on the Eve of Elections. Rare print of this famous image of the French leader, praying on the eve of the elections for the National Assembly of 1948, standing before an altar in his rain-soaked uniform. Taken by the Ukrainian-born photographer..... Read More about Photograph of a rain-soaked Charles de Gaulle praying in the Cathedral of Notre Dame, Nice, 1948
Maurice G. Debonnet (1871-1946) was born in Paris, France and was an American artist in the early twentieth century. He was an etcher, oil painter, and often painted with watercolors. He was part of the Salmagundi Club in New York City, which was founded in 1871 and is one of..... Read More about Sketches and Prints
Published in "A Tomato Can Chronicle", 1937, at p. 132. Ralph L. Boyer was one of the small group of artists most closely associated with the Derrydale Press. He was educated at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, and his work as an illustrator was widely published. Connett published several..... Read More about Original drawing for "A Tomato Can Chronicle": "I dropped the farthest one",...
Published in "A Tomato Can Chronicle", 1937, at p. 121. Ralph L. Boyer was one of the small group of artists most closely associated with the Derrydale Press. He was educated at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, and his work as an illustrator was widely published. Connett published several..... Read More about Original drawing for "A Tomato Can Chronicle": "Pop turned completely around in...
Published in "A Tomato Can Chronicle", 1937. Ralph L. Boyer was one of the small group of artists most closely associated with the Derrydale Press. He was educated at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, and his work as an illustrator was widely published. Connett published several series of prints..... Read More about Original drawing for the frontispiece of "A Tomato Can Chronicle": "From the box...
New York: Derrydale Press; Frank Lowe, 1937-1940-Ca. 1945. Original Half-Tone Electroplate Blocks for Derrydale Catalogues. A nice sampling of electroplate catalogue blocks, from the estate of Frank J. Lowe, who carried on the production and sale of Derrydale sporting prints after the Press closed at the start of WWII. They..... Read More about Original copper half-tone printing blocks of Derrydale sporting prints illustrated in two...
A well-painted and appealing portrait by the French artist (1800-1857). Exhibited: Paris, 1889, Le Gout Nouveau, No. 49. New York, 1979, Shepherd Gallery, Nineteenth Century French and Other Continental Drawings, Watercolors and Oil Sketches No. 37... Read More about Study for Coiffure et Bijou
[England]: [c. 1800]. Superb hilltop view of the old port in this village in North Devon, showing several large frigates anchored in the bay, sloops moored in the harbor, cattle grazing on the slopes, sea and sky in the distance. Read More about Port Scene, Ilfracombe, Devon, England
1871. These three drawings were done for the Household Edition of Dickens's Little Dorrit,1871 (Book II,Chapter X; Book I, Chapter III, Book I, Chapter XIX). Mahoney (1816- 1876) was a talented British magazine and book illustrator who also illustrated Dickens's Oliver Twist and Our Mutual Friend. A master of the..... Read More about Three Illustrations to Dickens's Little Dorrit
N.p. [America?]: n.d. [c.1930]. A Roster of Dickens in Watercolor. Entertaining collection of Dickens characters as drawn by this talented illustrator, much in the manner of "Kyd" (aka Joseph Clayton Clark, 1856-1937). The characters include "Uriah Heep", "Bob Cratchit", "Mr. Pecksniff", "Nancy and Oliver", "Alfred Jingle", "Wilkins Micawber", "Bill Sykes"..... Read More about 11 drawings of characters created by Charles Dickens