B.J.F. de Saint Memin, French (1770–1852), portrait of M. Caldwell. C.1800
Charcoal on a pastel paper in what appears to be an original frame, 19”x 25”.
Rare life-size portrait of a Philadelphian named Mary Caldwell (1774-1851) that was done by Charles B.J.F. de Saint Memin with a technique called physionotrace (the profile in the form of a silhouette). Note on the back: “Ms.Mary Caldwell daughter of Samuel and Martha Rownd Caldwell. Born in 1774, died in 1851”...
Pair of Charcoal portraits, two young sisters looking towards each other. These would be ideal interior decorators items,
totally original including gilt gesso frames with some losses. Gallery label to one verso, both signed and dated lower left.
Size: 43cm by 32.5cm
Unusual original artistic rendition of the Carowinds theme park (NC/SC) by Randall Duell (American architect and art director, 1903-1992), circa 1969-1970. Pastel on paper. 27" by 41" in its excellent original frame. This artistic proposal shows the original plan for the hayride and petting zoo barn, which have since disappeared from the park. Randall Duell was a famed architect and art director from Santa Monica, California, who designed a number of important theme parks all over the country...
Rare Charcoal, My Body III by Don Ahn aka Ahn Dong Kuk (1937 - 2013), one of the first Korean artists to receive recognition in America. His work is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, and other major museums. There was an exhibition of Don Ahn's work at the Walter Wickiser Gallery in New York's Chelsea Art District this year. See also Holland Cotter's review of Don Ahn's work in the April 4, 1997 New York Times article, Of Asians Among the Abstractionists...
A wonderful caricature likeness in chalk and pastel
In original unrestored condition, it would benefit from a very light sympathetic tidy up but no more...
Howard Cook (1901-1980, New Mexico/California): "White City" Original Charcoal, ca. 1956. Loose. Signed lower right, title written on first mat under linen mat. 27" x 38."
Howard Cook (1901-1980, New Mexico/California): "City Facade #2" Original Charcoal, ca. 1956. Laid down. Signed lower right, titled on reverse. 27" x 38."
An utterly charming charcoal sketch of a Victorian child dressed in his best sailor suit.
Signed with a monogram lower right, label verso ‘Henry Foster age 3 ½ years August 1892’.
The portrait is in a top quality reproduction Maple and gilt glazed frame with off white gilded mount.
All in very good condition.
Size: 43cm by 33cm excluding the frame.
Also included is an over painted photographic portrait of a bearded Gentleman which I assume us a member of the Foster family.
Black charcoal and ink on laid paper, having unknown early collector's stamp.
Provenance: Salanter/O'Reilly Gallery, NYC.
Approx. 9" x 10 3/4"
This beautiful Chalk with wash sketch by a famous artist is from the collection of Lord Luke.
John Hayter brother George Hayter was commissioned to paint numerous portraits of Queen Victoria so John Hayter may have had access to her personally in this way or may have drawn inspiration from his brother’s sketches.
However, due to the sensitivity of her majesty I feel that this must have been drawn from life...
Charcoal on sand paper drawing of Mount Vernon, George Washington's plantation house, with two ships at anchor in the Potomac River and two figures strolling on the lawn. Mid 19th century. Offered in the original ogee frame and backed with newspaper dating from the 1870s. Image size: 17 inches x 23 inches. Very nice as-found condition (not examined out of the frame).
Ann Didusch Schuler (American, 1917-2010)
Red conte crayon on paper. with black chalk studies on the reverse.
Sight size: 13.75” x 10”
Mat size: 20” x 15.5”
Trained at the Maryland Institute College of Art, as well as the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Schuler became a technical assistant to Jacques Maroger at the Maryland Institute of Art during the 1950s...
Fannie C. Burr charcoal drawing of a woman. Signed on the bottom Fannie Burr, c1880. Measures 14.5 x 20.25 framed. This piece is on display in our gallery at Clock Tower Antiques Center and can be seen in-person by visiting 824 E Main Street Branford,CT 06405. For hours of operation visit: www.ClockTowerAntiquesCenter.com Shipping extra. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut add 6.35% state sales tax...
Jennie M. Burr charcoal drawing of a classical sculpture of a woman's head. Signed lower left J. M. B. July 1888 10 -7. Measures 13.5 x 20.25 framed. This piece is on display in our gallery at Clock Tower Antiques Center and can be seen in-person by visiting 824 E Main Street Branford,CT 06405. For hours of operation visit: www.ClockTowerAntiquesCenter.com Shipping extra. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut add 6.35% state sales tax...
Ann Didusch Schuler (American, 1917-)
Red and white chalk on tan paper, signed.
Sight size: 10” x 8”
Frame size: 17.5” x 15.5”
Trained at the Maryland Institute College of Art, as well as the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Schuler became a technical assistant to Jacques Maroger at the Maryland Institute of Art during the 1950s. In 1959, she and her husband, Hans Schuler, Jr., founded their own art school, The Schuler School of Fine...
Figures in a Rural Landscape
European School, 18th century.
Graphite with ink wash on laid paper.
Sight size: 8.5” x 11”
Frame size: 16” x 17.75”
European School, 19th Century
Study of Drapery
Chalk on colored paper.
Sight Size: 8.5” x 10.5”
Frame Size: 18 ” x 20”
Pair of charcoal and gouache drawings by Leon Belly, 19th Century French artist. While "del" often stands for "after," we believe in this case, that del. ("Belly del." left below each drawing) is for delineator (the creator), and that these sketches were likely from a sketch book kept with the artist on his travels. Each drawing has charcoal smudges on its verso, indicating one lay atop another, as if in a sketch book. Note the change in color at the margins of the drawings, indicating that t...