1893. Anglo/American Artist. Started as an apprentice to the Dalziel Brothers in London, In 1857 he moved to... Read More about Two Arabs on path under Stand of Trees
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.
[Spain: 1949]. Printed circa 1984, and reproduced from this print in ON ASSIGNMENT: DMITRI KESSEL LIFE PHOTOGRAPHER (New York, Abrams, 1985, p. 191). Duck Shooting with Francisco Franco. Rare and remarkably intimate image of the Spanish dictator by the acclaimed photographer Dmitri Kessel (1902 - 1995), whose work for LIFE..... Read More about Photograph of Generalissimo Francisco Franco, hunting with a shotgun
Inscribed, " To Bob Blasberg with all the best Pierotti." in pencil above his pen signature. Read More about Original cartoon of Joe Frazier and Buster Mathis with Mathis's balloon saying "Look Joe-a...
Original David Fredenthal Drawing for Alfred Eisenstaedt. Detroit-born David Fredenthal (1914-1958), artist, lithographer and illustrator, was one of the civilian artists assigned to the War Department Art Program in 1943; he served in the South Pacific, and later became a LIFE magazine artist-correspondent in the Pacific. The example here is..... Read More about Original ink and wash drawing of the head and shoulders of a young girl, inscribed to...
[New York]: n.d. Poster announcing a Bastille Day meeting of France Forever, an American French Resistance group. Read More about France Forever … 14th of July 1944, Bastille Day, at 8:30 Sharp. Mass Meeting, Hunter College...
[Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania]: n.d. [after 1891]. Clayton: The Frick Family Home. "Henry Clay Frick and his wife, Adelaide Howard Childs, purchased Clayton in August 1882 for $25,000. At the time the house was considerably smaller, an 11-room, Italianate-style building on a 1.43-acre parcel of land. The home fronted Penn Avenue in..... Read More about Photograph of "CLAYTON", the Frick family mansion in Pittsburgh
New York: Scribner's, 1882. A.B. Frost. Fine A.B. Frost Original Gouache. A splendid, vigorous painting, in varying tones of gray, black and white, on brown paper. It shows a group of six white-haired, uniformed, French veterans around a table in a tavern court yard, raising their tankards, and cursing those..... Read More about FINE GOUACHE ILLUSTRATION OF FRENCH MILITARY VETERANS DRINKING IN A TAVERN COURTYARD, SIGNED
N.p: N.d. [ca. 1885?]. Frost, A.B. A Frost Drawing, Modelled by His Wife. A delicate, lightly-inked drawing of a young woman, standing at a kitchen table, stirring the ingredients of a large bowl, beside which sit a jug and an opened bag. She is dressed simply, in a blouse and..... Read More about Pen-and-ink Drawing, captioned “Caleb’s courtship / Eunice Stout”, signed (“A.B. Frost”
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1936. Published in an edition of 150 (unnumbered). Colorist’s Model for ‘Maryland Marsh’. The original watercolor model prepared by the artist the use of the colorist of the Derrydale sporting aquatint of a rail bird shooting scene. John Frost (1890-1937) was the son of American..... Read More about Maryland Marsh] Original Colorist’s Model of the Derrydale Press Sporting Print
Original Artwork for a "Tranquility" Story. Read More about Original Illustration to Col. Harold P. Sheldon's "Tranquility Regained", Chapter 'The...
probably England: 1834. Superb Watercolor of Owl and Prairie Dog, 1834. A charming little drawing of the two creatures before a landscape vista, rendered with a meticulousness reminiscent of the best 18th century Chinese minature work. Read More about “The Prairie Dog & Burrowing Owl”: watercolor with pencilled background on light card,...
Chicago: Walter Hill, 1936. Read More about 29 Original Ink and Pencil Drawings for Apicius: Cookery and Dining in Ancient Rome. A...
[c. 1900]. Cole, Herbert (1867-1930). One of a series of prominent English authors, this portrait was apparently unused. According to Houfe, Herbert Cole was an important artist, known for his work as a draughtsman, illustrator, engraver and designer of bookplates. His work, using either “a flamboyant art nouveau style or…comic..... Read More about Mrs. Gatty
Rhodes: [Photograph taken ca. 1930; printed c. 1932?]. Photo and Manuscript New Year's Card by Arnold Genthe. A pleasing image, sailboats and figures at the right, landscape perspective to the left. Arnold Genthe (1869-1942) was born in Germany and came to San Francisco in 1895 as tutor to the son..... Read More about “Harbour of Rhodes”
Glogau: Verlag Carl Flemming, 1873. Reisekarte von Deutschland, label title. Read More about Post-, Reise- und Eisenbahn-Karte von Deutschland, der Schweiz, den Niederlanded und Belgein...
Weimar: im Verlage des geograph. Instituts, 1817. Read More about Carte Itineraire de lAllemagne. Post Charte von Teutschland
Wien: zu finden bey Artaria Compagnie, 1790. Showing postal routes. Read More about Neue und vollkomene Postkarte durch ganz Teutschland nach Italien, Franckreich, niederland,...
New York: 3 December, 1936. Variant of the portrait from the same session as published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. At the time, Gielgud's was making his American stage debut as "Hamlet" -- the role which made his fame. Read More about Portrait photograph of John Gielgud
New York: April 12, 1937. Rare Van Vchten Portrait: Gish as Ophelia. Despite the pencilled note (added later), during the time of this session, the great star of the silent screen was playing Ophelia opposite John Gielgud's Hamlet on Broadway, with Judith Anderson as Gertrude, Harry Matthews as Horatio, et..... Read More about Portrait photograph of Lillian Gish as Ophelia
1915. "Alfred M. Githens was born in Philadelphia and attended the Episcopal Academy before receiving his B.S. in Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania in 1896. He then attended the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts while working as a draftsman for Cope & Stewardson during the years 1896-1901. In..... Read More about 3 pen and ink drawings of Interiors for House & Garden, 1915
Canadian Pacific Railway, c. 1910. Including: Moonlight, Fraser Canon; Giant (Cedar)Trees, Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C.; Bow River, Banff; Lake Louise, near Laggan; WITHOUT , Canadian National Park; Cathedral Peak; Mount Begbie, Gold Range; Lake Agnes, Rocky Mountains, Near Laggan; Hope Peaks, Fraser Canon; Giant Cedar, Stanley Park, Vancouver; Cascade Mountain..... Read More about Glimpses along the Canadian Pacific Railway, Mountain Series B
1879. Glindoni, Henry. Glindoni (1852-1913) was a London artist of historic and figure subjects who exhibited at the Royal Academy. Here his costume works set in the 17th and 18th century gained great success. Read More about “The Connoisseur”
Philadelphia: C. Houstin Goudiss, 1907. Maclaren was the pseudonym of Presbyterian pastor and Scotsman John Watson (1850-1907). He earned popular (but decidedly not critical) success in 1894 with BESIDE THE BONNIE BRIER BUSH - "The combination of sentimentality, humour, and religion in a rural Scottish setting proved a successful formula..... Read More about Portrait photograph of author Ian Maclaren, three-quarters length seated, in jacket with top hat...
London: Henry Graves, 1894. Read More about Print: "A Difficult Bunker" A Handsome hand colored Restrike Print depicting a Golfer...