Easton, CT: 1997. Fine Prosek Original Watercolor of Smallmouth Bass. Read More about “Smallmouth Bass for Sports Afield Magazine&rdquo
[London?]: 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-Raphaelite movement and a figure of enormous influence at home and abroad" (Christian). He was born in Birmingham, the son..... Read More about Study of maid's drapery for his painting "King Cophetua and the Beggar Maid."
n.d. n.p. Illustration by Harrison Cady of his father's general store. Read More about Cady's Store at Gardner Center, Massachusetts
[c. 1800]. Carr, Sir John. Carr was a notorious writer, poet and illustrator, best known for his series of aquatint plate travel books depicting British and Continental views. He was Knighted in 1805 and satrized by Walter Scott and others. Byron begged to be omitted from his Descriptive Travels in..... Read More about Gathering the Nets, brush and sepia wash, inscribed on backing with “397” and collector’s...
London: Published in the magazine “Men Only”, 1943. Cartoon Original by Martin. A waiter replies to a patron's gratitude. Martin, a Londoner, was a contributor to a number of English magazines, including Punch, in the 1930s-40s. Read More about “Don't thank me, Sir. Thank the Merchant Navy”: Original cartoon drawing, pen and wash on...
London: Published in the magazine “Men Only”, 1945. Cartoon Original by Martin. A uniformed staffer of the Ministry of Information informs himself of the latest race results. Martin, a Londoner, was a contributor to a number of English magazines, including Punch, in the 1930s-40s. Read More about Original cartoon drawing, pen and wash on board, signed and dated lower right
London: Published in “Punch”, July 31, 1946. Cartoon Original by Martin. A traditional admonition, this time addressed to his wife by a burglar. Martin, a Londoner, was a contributor to a number of English magazines, including Punch, in the 1930s-40s. Read More about “So it's you, Ethel! How many times must I tell you not to phone me during working hours?”:...
London: Published in the magazine “Passing Show”, August 15, 1936. Cartoon Original by Martin. A grande dame on a camping holiday makes inquiry of a local. Martin, a Londoner, was a contributor to a number of English magazines, including Punch, in the 1930s-40s. Read More about “What day does the dustman call, please?”: Original cartoon drawing, pen and wash on board,...
Architectural Drawing by Hugh Casson to Photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt. This drawing, presented to the photographer,was done at an interesting time: Casson, an architect who had spent the war in the Camouflage Service had become Architecture Director for the successful 1951 Festival of Britain, and on the date of this drawing..... Read More about Original architectural drawing, signed and inscribed, “For Alfred Eisenstaedt”, London,...
[ca. 1910]. Caffyn, W. H. G.K. Chesterton (1874-1936) was a writer for the Speaker and the Daily News whose first novel, The Napoleon of Notting Hill, was published in 1904, and he is best known for his Father Brown novels. W.H. Caffyn (1870-1958) trained as a lithographer and worked in..... Read More about G. K. Chesterton
Japanese text along right margin. Read More about Nineteenth Century Chinese Water-Color Drawing on Rice Paper of a Food Vendor dressed in Blue...
Japanese text along right margin. Read More about Nineteenth Century Chinese Water-Color Drawing on Rice Paper of a Man dressed in a blue tunic nd...
n.p: n.d. Original John Clay Watercolor Greeting to Carrie Donovan. A delightful card, the front showing the watercolor of a rural-clad child gazing a group of mannikins; the verso showing a number of eyes which look down upon two young (Parsons?) art students, the drawings suggesting Donovan's progress in the..... Read More about Original watercolor greeting card to Carrie Donovan, signed and inscribed by fashion artist John...
np: nd [ca. 1880]. This anonymous, English drawing, captioned "The Hill to the Downs.– 'Done Up!'", shows a a double deck omnibus loaded with passengers, apparently making its way from London to the races at Epsom Downs. The right wheeler does not want to start, the guard is standing beside..... Read More about An original pen-and-ink drawing of a four-in-hand coaching scene "Hill to the Downs. 'Done...
[c. 1900]. Cole, Herbert (1867-1930). 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 illustrations”, appeared in many magazines in the last decade of the nineteenth..... Read More about Mrs. J. H. Ewing, From the Portrait by Frederick Hollyer
[ca. 1890s]. Caffyn, W. H. Read More about Joseph Conrad
England: 1820-1850. The English illustrator HENRY CORBOULD (1787–1844), studied at the Royal Academy (with among others, Fuseli) and he quickly developed a taste for neo-classical historical painting. He soon concentrated “his efforts … on perfecting a delicate, rather feminine, neo-classical style which suited the purposes of refined Regency book illustration..... Read More about Bound album of 34 drawings (20 by Corbould, 14 by Uwins
1920. The watercolour is one of a series of travel scenes done in Cornwall , England about 1920. Cornwall was at the time a favourite holiday resort on the western coast of England. Read More about "Fisherman's Cot - Lands End Cornwall"
[New York]: [May 1881]. An interesting example of original artwork Cox (1840-1912) appears to have completed for "St Nicholas Illustrated Magazine for Girls and Boys," May 1881. The story is titled "The King and the Clown," and captioned in pencil: "His Royal back he'd stoop / to chase a rolling..... Read More about “His Royal back he'd stoop to chase a rolling hoop Or do the game of leap frog with the wildest...
[Roslyn, New York: 1942]. Ernest Cramer (1892-1980) was an American artist known for his focus on New York subjects. Read More about Winter landscape