Charcoal Drawing of Jacoba van Beierin (1401-1436), Countess of Hainault
Frame 10.75" x 9.25"
A fine pencil sketch, highlighted with white and colour of a most handsome, fresh faced young Victorian boy with blue eyes, his long blonde hair falling gracefully on his cream silk ruff.
Signed with initials CJE. I call this irresistible for a collection of nice portraits.
Presented within a glazed giltwood oval frame.
Size including frame: H 56cm W 47cm
A nice Charcoal sketch of a nude girl in contemplation, sitting on a bridge against a wooded landscape.
This picture is very well drawn, it is presented within a glazed frame with a double mount which really does compliment the picture.
Signed lower right with gallery label verso.
Size: 34cm by 21cm
A good quality pastel study of a reclining nude by this talented artist Born in 1958. Penny took a degree in Fine Art painting at Central School of Art and Design, London.
After her degree she became a street artist in London, the general public greatly admired her works and exhibitions followed in Britain and Europe.
This nude was drawn in August 2000 and had a Gallery price of £85.00 which can be seen verso.
Nicely framed with ivory mount, signed lower right.
Size: 23.5cm by 37cm
A Charcoal Sketch, Geese in Flight, Johan van Mastenbroek, 1930
The sketch is composed ten Canadian geese in flight as they land in a grassy wet land. The sketch is signed in the lower right corner J H Masterbroek. The drawing is handsomely framed with a French Mate and weathered gold frame.
Size: 15” high X 19” wide
Condition: Excellent, not examined out of frame
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...
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...