n.p: 1914. Early Original Warbler Watercolor by Edgar Burke. The bird (an adult male) sits on a branch... Read More about “Blackpoll Warbler&rdquo
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.
with smaller electroplate of same image. Read More about Copper plate "William Connett, Hat Manufacturer Rahway New Jersey 1815 Warranted Water...
Fine sailing scene, two moored sailboats in the foreground with other moored boats visible against the shoreline behind.By Eugene V. Connett, Jr, father of the founder of the Derrydale Press, who was himself a keen sportsman and sailor.A pleasing image with choice American sporting provenance. Read More about Dead Calm
Rare etching by the founder of the Derrydale Press. Read More about Etching, "Down to the Sound"
[ca. 1890s]. Caffyn, W. H. Read More about Joseph Conrad
Constantinople: c 1897. Read More about Photograph of Istanbul Cemetery "Cimetiere turc à Scutari." #64
New York: April 5, 1935. Variant of the portrait from the same session published in Portraits: The Photography of Carl Van Vechten (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Read More about Portrait photograph of Aaron Copland
Number 457 of 950 signed in pencil by artist, lower right. Read More about Print of Man Salmon Fishing from shore, guide and boat behind, fish hooked and jumping
England: 1820-1850. The English illustrator HENRY CORBOULD (1787–1844), studied at the Royal Academy (with among others, Fuseli) and he quickly developed a taste for neo-classical historical painting. He soon concentrated “his efforts … on perfecting a delicate, rather feminine, neo-classical style which suited the purposes of refined Regency book illustration..... Read More about Bound album of 34 drawings (20 by Corbould, 14 by Uwins
1920. The watercolour is one of a series of travel scenes done in Cornwall , England about 1920. Cornwall was at the time a favourite holiday resort on the western coast of England. Read More about "Fisherman's Cot - Lands End Cornwall"
[Paris; Liege: Panckoucke; Plomteux, 1785]. The complete set of these beautiful plates relating to Court Tennis (“le Jeu des Paumes”) from the Récueil de Planches, that extraordinary illustrated supplement to the magnificent Encyclopédie of Diderot and d'Alembert. The plates depict the creation of implements and play of tennis and billiards..... Read More about “Paulmerie” [Extracted from: Encyclopedie, ou Dictionnaire Raisonné des Sciences, des Arts...
[Montreux, Switzerland: ca. 1965]. The Wingèd Coward. A famous image of the playwright in his Swiss chalet, taken by the celebrated Swiss photographer Horst Tappe, INSCRIBED to the novelist (aka "Patrick Quentin") and librettist HUGH WHEELER, who wrote the book for musicals SWEENEY TODD, A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, and CANDIDE:"For..... Read More about Portrait photograph of Noel Coward seated in his living room, framed by angel's wings
New York: n.d. ca late 1930's. The Master. Beautifully composed portrait of Noel Coward, at his most suave and debonair, by the noted photographer of society and stage. Read More about Portrait of Noel Coward
[New York]: [May 1881]. An interesting example of original artwork Cox (1840-1912) appears to have completed for "St Nicholas Illustrated Magazine for Girls and Boys," May 1881. The story is titled "The King and the Clown," and captioned in pencil: "His Royal back he'd stoop / to chase a rolling... Read More about “His Royal back he'd stoop to chase a rolling hoop Or do the game of leap frog with the wildest...
[Roslyn, New York: 1942]. Ernest Cramer (1892-1980) was an American artist known for his focus on New York subjects. Read More about Winter landscape
Sheffield [& London]: Mappin & Webb Ltd, . Read More about Small Hallmarked sterling silver Quaich. Inscribed on the side "Charles Hodges the Second/...
[England]: Ca. 1920. C. Crosley. GRAND NATIONAL. A spirited, somewhat stylized, picture of two horses, jockeys up, taking the water jump at Aintree, with a suggestion of landscape in the background. We have not been able to trace this artist, but he was almost certainly a professional, drawing with a.... Read More about An attractive pastel “'Over the water' - Liverpool Grand National”, signed and titled by the...
[England: Ca. 1920]. C. Crosley. Read More about Fine pastel and pencil of a Horse's Head between a horse shoe with crop and cap beneath
London: M'Lean, 1835. Third states, with the imprint as above. Cruikshank's Dandy Monstrosities. Read More about Monstrosities 1816 [with:] Monstrosities of 1818 [with:] Monstrosities of 1819 & 1820
London: Ca. 1820. A Superb Social Satire by Robert Cruikshank, Ca. 1820. Isaac Robert Cruikshank, son of Isaac and elder brother of the more famous George, was a caricaturist, illustrator and (particularly apropos of the picture offered here) portrait miniaturist. His first caricatures appeared around 1810 and were often produced... Read More about "Café Burns Characters". Original ink and watercolor drawing on paper, signed...
[San Francisco: n.d., early 1970s]. No. 67 of 75, numbered and signed by the artist (“R. Crumb”) in pencil beneath the image. Crumb’s ‘Nightmare’, one of 75. Striking and characteristic R. Crumb image, the great American underground cartoonist’s hommage to Fuseli’s celebrated painting of the same title, rendered in a...... Read More about The Nightmare [Original signed print