1894. Will Hicock Low (1853-1932) born in Albany, NY worked both in the U.S. and in France. He... Read More about "Portrait of Boutet de Monvel"
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: 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
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."
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...
Signed lower right "There is nothing in the worlds humanity cannot do; there are few things humanity has not done. History has witnessed crusades, revolts, revolutions...From 'Sketches in Criticism.' Van Wyck Brooks July 1, 1935." Read More about Original pen and ink portrait of Van Wyck Brooks
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 horse..... Read More about Squadron A Collection: "Sway-backs Reunion", ink drawing of a cavalry soldier in...
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? "
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
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 a...... 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
Great South Beach, Long Island, N.Y: 1911. Early Original Watercolor by Edgar Burke. A fine early watercolor drawing of the Turnstone, an American shore bird, by sportsman, artist and physician Edgar BurkeEdgar Burke, MD (1889-1950) successfully combined the vocation of medicine (he was a member of the American College of..... Read More about "Turnstone"
n.p. Ca. 1884. STUDY FOR A BURNE-JONES MASTERPIECE. Edward Coley Burne-Jones (1833-1898), was "The most important artist in the later phase of the Pre-Raphelite movement and a figure of enormous influence at home and abroad" (Christian). He was born in Birmingham, the son of a frame-maker; originally planning for a...... Read More about Study of King's arms for his painting “King Cophetua and the Beggar Maid”
Ca. 1884. Initially exhibited at the Grosvenor Gallery, 1884. STUDY FOR A BURNE-JONES MASTERPIECE. Edward Coley Burne-Jones (1833-1898), was "The most important artist in the later phase of the Pre-Raphelite movement and a figure of enormous influence at home and abroad" (Christian). He was born in Birmingham, the son of..... Read More about Study of King's mantle for his painting “King Cophetua and the Beggar Maid.”