Rome: 1886. Fine Photo Album of Rome. Wonderful assemblage of period photos of the Eternal City, assembled by... Read More about Album of 73 mounted photographs of Rome, 1886
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.
N.p: n.d. [ca. 1870]. Andrassé. A Gift For Miss Bixby. Humorous sketches and cartoons by a talented amateur (most probably smitten by Miss Bixby), e.g., “Catching the Early Train” (a man’s quick and dignified step becomes a run, then he flies, then he leaps and barely grabs on to the..... Read More about Sketchbook of original pen-and-ink cartoons
No. 26 of 100 copies. Read More about Angling print: “Hen & Cockfish”
probably Dutch: mid 18th century. 18th Century Silver Flexible Fish. A charming and curious work. The sole-like fish, its body engraved and chased, is hinged at the head, which opens to reveal a perfume container; the tail, indecipherably hallmarked, is composed of six jointed segments, giving it a naturalistic flexibility... Read More about Silver perfume holder in the form of a fanciful fish with red stone eyes and articulated tail
Bruxelles: F. Parent, 1859. Read More about Hand-colored Lithograph: "Duchesse d'Olenbourg" from ANNALES DE POMOLOGIE, with French...
probably English: Ca. 1870. Fine Victorian Architectural Watercolor. A skillful rendering, most likely professional, of a portion of a building, probably a school or similar institution. Read More about Architectural rendering in watercolors of a wing of a Victorian gabled brick building, surrounded...
[Buenos Aires: 1948]. Inscribed by Péron to Dentist Stanley Tylman. Inscribed on the mount by Perón in Spanish, on December 23, 1948, to the internationally renowned dentist, Dr. Stanley D. Tylman, "in gratitude for his services to Argentina and the friendliness he has shown me with his exquisite delicacy ..... Read More about Portrait Photograph of Juan Péron in his first term of office as President
New York: May 17, 1960. Read More about Portrait photograph of Harold Arlen
ca. 1911. Armless Woman, Inscribed Photograph. Three quarters portrait of an armless Mexican woman named Concha. Miraculously, she has inscribed the verso in an elegant copperplate hand, “Cata: La cinceridad de mi cariño, se la demuestra el presente recuerdo de la ultima de tus amigas. Concha. Apetatitlán, 15 April de..... Read More about Original photograph portrait of Concha, an armless Mexican Woman
1932. Second state, one of 162 copies. French Church Series no. 34. Read More about Etching: 'saint Catherine's Belfry, Honfleur"
The Society of American Etchers, Gravers, Lithographers and Woodcutters Inc. Second State. Read More about Etching: French Lace West Portal of the Main Façade of the Church of Notre-Dame, on the Place...
n.p: n.d. Armstrong, David Maitland. Original Drawing by Maitland Armstrong. D. Maitland Armstrong [1836-1918] was born in Newburg, NY, attended Hartford's Trinity College, and studied art in Paris and Rome. He is best known for his decorative paintings, including interiors such as the one offered here (probably one of a...... Read More about Original drawing of a spacious domestic panelled hallway, stairwell and sunlit window
[probably German]: [c. 1880?]. Read More about Young boy, barefoot, with stick on stair. Full Figure
[ca. 1895?]. Read More about Les Miserables
New York: July 5, 1946. reproduced in Mauriber's PORTRAIT: The Photography of Carl van Vechten (from this print). Read More about Portrait photograph of Pearl Bailey in "St. Louis Woman"
n.p: 19th century. Superb Gouache of Domestic Tranquility. A beautiful, meticulously painted gouache of a prosperous 17th century couple: the man sits on a couch, holding a diamond scribe with which he has etched a legend on the window reading “Sans Femme qui est heureux?” [“Without a wife, who is..... Read More about Fine gouache painting of a man and woman in a French domestic interior, with two dogs, signed...
New York: 12 Dec., 1937. Published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Read More about Portrait photograph of Ethel Barrymore
Hollywood: Spurr, [ca. 1926]. “For 'Doug' Jr”. Superb, large portrait of the great John Barrymore (1882-1942) by the well-known Hollywood photographer of the the silent era, Melbourne Spurr, inscribed lower right to Douglas Fairbanks, Jr, (whose signature is on the verso), “For 'Doug' Jr with sincerest good wishes from his..... Read More about Portrait photograph of John Barrymore, inscribed by Barrymore to Douglas Fairbanks, Jr
Minneapolis, Minn: February 3, March 5, and June 15, 1905; drawing undated but after 1905. Minnesota Political Cartoon. The three letters promise to comply with Strickland's request for a drawing; the cartoon itself - depicting Satan religious census-taker, is a good example of this Minnesota cartoonist's work. Read More about One Cartoon Drawing signed and inscribed, 2 Autograph Letters Signed, and one Typed Letter...
n.p: n.d. Inscribed Photograph of Bernard Baruch. Isabel Leighton (Mrs. Frederick A., later Mrs. Arthur Hugh Bunker), actress, writer, translator, playwright, radio personality, foreign correspondent, and editor of the best-selling The Aspirin Age, was a very close friend of Baruch over many decades until his death. Read More about Color photograph of the great financier and presidential advisor, inscribed in lower margin,...
1931. Inscribed Picture of Bernard Baruch. Isabel Leighton (Mrs. Frederick A., later Mrs. Arthur Hugh Bunker), actress, writer, translator, playwright, radio personality, foreign correspondent, and editor of the best-selling The Aspirin Age, was a very close friend of Baruch over many decades until his death. Read More about Photograph of oil painting of the great financier and presidential advisor, inscribed on the...
Philadelphia [?]: Ca. 1905. Baseball Sports Caricature, Philadelphia, Ca. 1905. The subjects, two dapper young men seated in third base line box seats, are identified as Bill Reynolds and Tommy O'Keefe. Both are nattily dressed, with diamond stickpins in their ties; Tommy wears a straw boater with a hatband labeled... Read More about Caricature of two sporting gents watching a Philadelphia Athletics baseball game, ca. 1905
Morristown, NJ: 1912. The Morristown Nine of 1912. A wonderful study of the team, recalling the Great National Game of home-town America, and a splendid item of New Jersey history. Read More about BASEBALL TEAM OF 1912: Three photographs, each 9 3/4 x 13 inches, mounted in the original dark...
[Brooklyn: 1860's]. Very interesting album of a talented amateur draughtsman drawings, including one of 'sambo" playing the banjo, several baseball drawings, e.g., a Baseball player 'seeing Stars" dated January 15, 1867, p. 15, s baseball Diamond, Lacrosse Player, a Firemen "running to a Fire", p. 25 (with coloring), etc. Read More about Nineteenth Century Naive album of Black and Baseball Interest with a Label 'specimens of Drawing...