New York: July 10, 1947. Read More about Portrait photograph of Alexander Calder
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.
[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..... 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...
nd. Paul Brown is best known for his illustrations of horses and equestrian sports, as well as some of his books, published with The Derrydale Press, Dodd and others, but he also illustrated Brooks Brothers catalogs for decades. Brown's pencil sketches relied on his keen powers of observation and he..... Read More about Drawing of Man and Woman skiing in foreground, with horse-drawn sleigh in background
New York: ca. 1955. Brown, Paul. Paul Brown Drawings. Interesting collection of drawings by the famed American illustrator Paul Brown, chiefly connected to the Calvary Squadron A of New York City, based at the armory on Madison Avenue and 94th/95th streets. "Sway-Backs Reunion" is a humorous sketch of an elderly..... Read More about Squadron A Collection: "Sway-backs Reunion", ink drawing of a cavalry soldier in...
New York: Polo Magazine, 1931. First edition, edition size unknown. Brown did three prints for Polo Magazine from 1931 through 1933, each representing Aintree. Read More about The Water Jump in the Grand National of 1931 at Aintree. Title in Brown's hand in plate "The...
Ca. 1860. Fine Large Watercolor by "Phiz" Hablot K. Browne, "Phiz" (1815-1882) was an illustrator, painter, sporting artist and cartoonist. His career began in 1836 with his illustrations to Dickens's Sunday Under Three Heads, which led to his being selected to illustrate Pickwick Papers, and to a collaboration with Dickens..... Read More about "Where can my nieces be? "
New York: Oct. 8, 1954. Read More about Portrait photograph of Dave Brubeck
1906. John A.Brunner(1868-1948) was born in Scotch Plains, N.J. His early training as an artist was under the supervision of Count Zalitsky in Westfield, N.J. He subsequently studies at the Cooper Union in New York City and thereafter travelled extensively in England, France and Germany. Known for his skill and..... Read More about Lock House, Bound Brook, on the Delaware and Raritan Canal, September 1906, Afternoon
London: ca. 1810]. "Buck, Adam, 1758-1833, portrait painter, elder son of Jonathan Buck, a silversmith of Castle Street, Cork, was born there in 1759. With a younger brother, Frederick, he studied art from an early age, and acquired some repute in youth in his native city as a painter of..... Read More about Two Portraits: Boy with Hoop and Young Girl in a Landscape
Havana, Cuba: Carranza & Brothers, ca. 1890. Chromolithographed Cuban Bull Fight Album, Ca. 1890. Vivid and colorful bullfighting scenes, featuring the various techniques of the matadors and others in the arena. No text, apart from the cover information, in English. A remarkable survival. Read More about Cuban Bull Fight Album
London: Bretherton, March 11, 1778. Henry William Bunbury (1750-1811), second son of baronet Sir William Bunbury, and younger brother of Sir Charles Bunbury, a notorious figure of the turf, began drawing caricatures at Westminster School, and during his brief stay at Cambridge. Following the Grand Tour he achieved initial fame..... Read More about “A Tour to Foreign Parts”: Engraving, with etching, signed and titled in the plate, lower left
Saigon: 26 January 1970. Bunker had served in several countries as the American Ambassador including Nepal and India. His efforts had been recognized in 1963 when he received the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He was president of the American National Red Cross in 1954. Isabel Leighton, later Mrs. Arthur Hugh..... Read More about Black and white photograph of head and shoulders
n.p: 1914. Early Original Warbler Watercolor by Edgar Burke. The bird (an adult male) sits on a branch, facing left. An early work, done while the artist was studying medicine; rendered in meticulous detail, it is extremely decorative. Edgar Burke, MD (1889-1950) successfully combined the vocation of medicine (he was..... Read More about “Blackpoll Warbler”
N.p: n.d. [ca. late 1940s]. Published in Duck Shooting along the Atlantic Tidewater (1947) as plates at pp. 256, 262, 266; and again in Duck Decoys (1953), as frontispiece and plates at pp. 38, 86. Burke's Decoy Paintings for Connett's Duck Shooting. Edgar Burke, MD (1889-1950) successfully combined the vocation..... Read More about Color Patterns for Decoys [Mallards, Pintails, Blackduck, Green-Winged Teal; Canada Goose, Brant,...
N.p: n.d. [ca. 1940s]. Edgar Burke, MD (1889-1950) successfully combined the vocation of medicine (he was a member of the American College of Physicians and Surgeons) and the avocation of sport. He was an enthusiastic wildfowler and upland gunner, an expert angler and fly tier (he designed the flies "Doctor..... Read More about Duck Decoys [Mallard, Blue Winged Teal, Pintail
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1929. First edition. Original Gouache of Mallards by Burke for Derrydale's Feathered Game. Edgar Burke, MD (1889-1950) successfully combined the vocation of medicine (he was a member of the American College of Physicians and Surgeons) and the avocation of sport. He was an enthusiastic wildfowler..... Read More about Gouache of male and female mallard ducks flying over marshland, sky and clouds in the distance