New York: April 18, 1935. Variant of the session portrait published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van... Read More about Portrait photograph of Luigi Pirandello
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.
Minneaopilis: Minneapolis Times, c 1896. R.C. Bowman (c.1870-c.1903) was a cartoon artist of the late nineteenth century who specialized in political cartoons and worked for the Minneapolis Tribune among other publications. His work, now sadly overlooked, was keenly observational and incisive, and did not spare American Presidents or other major..... Read More about 3 small pen and ink self-portraits, one on the back of a youthful photograph portrait of the...
London: W. Sams, Book & Printseller, to the Royal family opposite St James's Palace, 1825. Third state, the first being produced in 1818. A large and important depiction of an exhibition sparring match held in Fives Court, in London's Little St. Martin's Street, a tennis and fives court hired for... Read More about The Interior of the Fives Court, with Randall and Turner Sparring. Engraved by C[harles] Turner...
London: S. Fores, Piccadilly, 1819-1820. Read More about 6 hand coloured Prints of Regency Boxers, depicting: Wm. Eales, James Ward, Jack Randall, E....
nd. Marion Boyars and John Calder started Calder and Boyars in the 1960s and started her own firm in 1975. She died in 1999 at age of 71. The sentiemnt may refer to her split with Calder. Read More about Self Portrait, with "The day after the saddest day of my life." beneath it
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1931. First (and only) edition, limited to 250 proofs only. An extremely handsome and decorative set of American sporting notables. The six portraits, each set in an appropriate background, are of: SAMUEL MORRIS, ESQ., Foxhunter, first president of the Gloucester Foxhunting Club, America's oldest; COL... Read More about "FATHERS OF AMERICAN SPORT" The complete set of six hand-colored aquatint portraits,...
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1936. No. 46 of 200 copies. Connett published two drypoints by Boyer in 1929, and this colored trout-fishing print in 1936, followed by a salmon fishing print in 1937. The Derrydale catalogue noted: “This is the only colored, modern trout-fishing print available. It was carefully... Read More about “After a Big One” [Trout-fishing scene of an angler casting into a shaded pool
[New York?]: 1937. Done for Grand, Gordon, The Silver Horn. Published in the first Windward House edition. The Original Drawings. ALSO INCLUDED ARE 2 DRAWINGS NOT USED: a 7 x 1 1/2 inch pen drawing of a hunting horn, unsigned, and a beautifully executed 11 1/2 x 7 1/2 inch... Read More about THE COMPLETE SET OF 4 ORIGINAL DRAWINGS FOR THE FIRST TRADE EDITION OF THE SILVER HORN
n.p: 1853. Original Drawing of Mr. Verdant Green at Cricket. A popular Victorian literary character was Mr. Verdant Green, an Oxford Freshman, hero of several books written and illustrated by a Midland vicar, Rev. Edward Bradley (1827-1889) under the pen-name of Cuthbert Bede. Bradley had learned wood-engraving from no less... Read More about “Verdant Green, An Oxford Freshman”: Pencil drawing, signed “Cuthbert Bede-1853” lower left
N.d. Original Paul Bransom Drawing. A strong and attractive portrait.Paul Bransom (1885-1979), a native of Washington, D.C., received early training in mechanical drawing which led him to analyze and record the individual characteristics of each of the animals he drew. He had a long and distinguished career as an animal..... Read More about Vandergo Monkey
nd. Braziller is a publisher. Read More about Self Portraits of Mike and Karen Braziller
Ca. 1910. Brehm, Worth. Published by Harper & Brothers in their edition of 1910. Original Tom Sawyer Illustration by Worth Brehm. A splendid drawing showing Huck and the old Welshman sitting in the latter's parlor at the moment Huck realizes the man has seen through his story of having seen... Read More about FINE ORIGINAL CHARCOAL DRAWING, “MY BOY, DON'T BE AFRAID OF ME”, FROM THE ADVENTURES OF TOM...
Ca. 1910. Brehm, Worth. Published by Harper & Brothers in their edition of 1910. Original Tom Sawyer Illustration by Worth Brehm. A moment of high drama, as Tom, in the courtroom witness chair, testifies against Injun Joe. During his testimony he is asked, “What did you take [with you to... Read More about FINE ORIGINAL CHARCOAL DRAWING, “THE STRAIN UPON PENT EMOTION REACHED ITS CLIMAX”, FROM THE...
New York: Ca. 1910. Brehm, Worth. Original Tom Sawyer Illustration by Worth Brehm. A delightful scene, showning Tom and his cronies suffering from the effects of their experiments with tobacco and manfully trying to disguise the fact. Read More about “I've lost my knife. I reckon I better go and find it”
[New York]: 1923. Original Huck Finn Illustration by Worth Brehm. A poignant and surperbly drawn depiction of the scene when Huck, out hunting on Jackson's Island, meets the runaway slave, Jim. Read More about Illustration for Mark Twain’s Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Ca. 1923. Worth Brehm. Published by Harper & Brothers in their edition of 1923. Original Huckleberry Finn Illustration by Worth Brehm. A fine dramatic depiction of the moment when, with Huck holding the candle, the King and the Duke examine the sack of gold coins they plan to swindle from... Read More about “King and Duke Find the Money,” from The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
New York: 1910. Brehm, Worth. Published by Harper & Brothers in their edition of 1910. Original Tom Sawyer Illustration by Worth Brehm. A beautifully drawn depiction of the schoolroom scene where Tom, made to sit with the girls, shields the picture he is drawing from Becky Thatcher's inquisitive stare as... Read More about "Let me see it"
New York: 1910. Worth Brehm. Original Tom Sawyer Illustration by Worth Brehm. A moment of high drama, as, observed by Tom and Huck above, the mysterious Spaniard and Injun Joe unearth the box of treasure in the cellar of the haunted house. Read More about “‘Pard, There’s Thousands of Dollars Here’ said Injun Joe”
New York: 1910. Worth Brehm. Original Tom Sawyer Preliminary Drawing by Worth Brehm. A very interesting drawing indeed, showing Tom, in profile, seated on a barrel with other boys standing by, directing one of a series of his chums who, for a consideration, he has allowed to whitewash the fence... Read More about Preliminary drawing for illustration to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
n.p: 1882. Four Original Bridgeman Watercolors of John Jorrocks, Esq., 1882. Four original Bridgeman watercolors of John Jorrocks, Esq., Surtees's colorful fox-hunting hero of Handley Cross and other sporting novels. Of Bridgeman, Mitchell notes, “Little can be traced of this caricaturist whose figures all have delightful smiling faces with rosy... Read More about John Jorrocks, Esq
[London]: [Ca. 1932]. Brockhurst, Gerald L. Fine Etching by Brockhurst of Chase Manhattan Bank President. Gerald Leslie Brockhurst (1890-1978) was born in Birmingham, England, where he displayed a precocious talent for drawing. In London he was a prize-winning pupil at the Royal Academy Schools, and began etching in 1914. The... Read More about “Albert H. Wiggin, Esq.” (President of Chase Manhattan Bank): etching
n.p. [Probably London]: n.d. [Ca. 1930]. Brockhurst, Gerald L. Fine Etched Portrait by Gerald Brockhurst. The subject, Charles Lee Reese (1862-1940), was, the DAB notes, “one of the outstanding American industrial chemists of his day”. In 1902 he became chief chemist of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company and..... Read More about “Dr. Charles Lee Reese”: etching
Birmingham, England: 1904. Brockhurst, Gerald Leslie. Painted by Gerald L. Brockhurst at Age 14. This remarkable watercolor was done by Brockhurst while studying at the Birmingham Municipal School of Art. Notes Wildman: “At the turn of the century, the so-called Birmingham Group, mostly staff and students of the School, had... Read More about Joan of Arc after Sir Frederic Leighton , "A Condottiere."
[London]: . Brockhurst, Gerald L. Fine Etched Portrait of Mrs. Wiggin by Brockhurst. Mrs. Wiggin was the wife of Albert H. Wiggin, President of the Chase Manhattan Bank, whose portrait Brockhurst also etched.Gerald Leslie Brockhurst (1890-1978) was born in Birmingham, England, where he displayed a precocious talent for drawing. In... Read More about “Mrs. Albert H. Wiggin”: etching
London: Published by W. Palmer, From the Press of D. Buchanan, 1806. Read More about The General Gazetteer; or a Compendious Geographical Dictionary in Miniature
n.p: . The drawing depicts an allegorical figure of Manhattan, in colonial garb, tipping his hat and bowing in homage to his neighbor across the Brooklyn Bridge: a rotund figure in a Brooklyn baseball uniform, bat in one hand, pennant in the other, standing in a field with "Brooklyn B.B...... Read More about Fine original pen-and-ink drawing, probably for a newspaper illustration, commemorating the 1916...