Original pencil drawing a portrait of a man by Balthasar Klossowski de Rola, signed monogram lower right. Best known as Balthus, a French painter in the second half of the 20th century, famous for his somewhat disturbing paintings of pubescent girls and for his association with some of the greats in modern art, including Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali...
Rare original drawing, illustrated letter and etching. The original sketch is signed and dated lower right c.1875. The original etching, one a trial proof, showing only half the face exposed. This first etching did not suit him. He turned the plate, and on re-etched his image - the result showing two faces, one upside-down. This is printed on Japan paper. The drawing is titled "The Cuirassier". This is an extremely rare offering of works by Detaille. Sketch and etching dimensions 6" x 9" each...
Original 19th century graphite on paper portrait of a beautiful woman. Drawn by a very talented artist. Signed "RAY" lower right. Dimensions 3 1/2" x 5 3/4". Custom made mat 10" x 14". Comes unframed. AC15
Lois Lenski (1893-1974) "Peanuts for Billy Ben" Original Children's Book Pen and Ink Illustration. Absolutely charming illustration showing two boys chasing a rabbit through the woods. Dimensions 6 1/2" x 4". Paper and mat dimensions 9 1/2" x 6 1/2". Inscribed lower left. Signed lower right. Very good condition. Comes unframed. Various notes verso. AC15
A beautiful pair of colored engravings drawn for King Louis XVI during the second half of the 19th century depicting Le Port de Nantes et Le Port de la Rochelle. Drawn by the well known Nicolas Ozanne (Marine Engineer of the King) and engraved by Yves Le Gouaz. Circa date 1776. Dimensions 11 ½”high/ 13”wide.
Original Vintage Conte Crayon Drawing of a Reclining Nude Woman by R. Chatfield monogramed lower right. Unframed.
25" L x 21" W
A pastel of the river Seine in Paris with the top of a building in the distance over leafy trees and a barge passing through the arch of a bridge by the American born Louis Orr who spent much of his life in Paris. This in a nice example of his work in a new mat and frame. Sight size of pastel 12 by 16 inches (30 by 40 cm) frame size 19 3/8 by 23 3/8 inches (49 by 59 cm).
Condition: Excellent with acid free mat and backing.
A nice watercolor portrait of a young man, probably in his mid-teens, signed, “Elinor M. Barnard/1933.” The young man with brown hair and eyes wearing an open necked white shirt leans into the picture plane with a sense of youthful eagerness. Elinor Barnard (1872-1942) was born and studied in the UK, but worked mostly in the USA, principally New York City. She has a relaxed and economical style. Sight size 16 3/8 by 12 ¼ inches. Overall with frame, 23 ¾ by 19 3/8 inches...
Pair of early 20th century sketches of France by listed artist Theodore Wores (1859-1939) Each sketch is created with graphite on paper. The first sketch is unsigned and pencil inscribed "Provence 1907", and measures 4 1/2" x 5 1/2". The simple frame measures 6 1/2" x 7 1/2". The second sketch is signed and inscribed "Venecia 1907", and measures 8 1/4" x 5". The simple frame measures 12" x 8". Frames are included in "as is" condition...
Pair of early 20the century sketches of France by listed artist Theodore Wores (1859-1939). Each of these original drawings is created with graphite on paper. Each are signed lower right. The first is inscribed "Paris 1907", and measures 9 1/2" x 7 1/2". Simple wooden frame measures 11 1/4" x 9 1/4". The second is also graphite on paper and dated 1907, and inscibed (illegible). Dimensions 8" x 6". Simple frame dimensions 11 1/2" x 9 1/2". These sketches are in very good antique condition...
Vintage illustration by Sylvia Tolk. Titled "Water Fowl". Signed lower right. Very good condition. Dimensions 14" x 17". Comes unframed. AC14
Vintage illustration by Sylvia Tolk - Noted illustrator, and the first woman to climb all four faces of the Matterhorn. This wonderful original illustration is titled "Drying Out". It looks like this poor fella had too much to drink at the happy hour. Dimensions 14" x 17". Signed lower right. Very good condition. Comes unframed. AC14
Vintage 1970's illustration by noted illustrator Sylvia Tolk. Titled "Blue Shadow - Newport Beach - Happy Hour". Dimensions 14" x 17". Signed lower right. Very good condition. Comes unframed. AC14
Sylvia Tolk (1927-2009) was the first woman to climb all four faces of the Matterhorn. She was also a noted illustrator. The title of this original illustration is "Harry's 45 Feet Boat" - We haven't counted the number of feet, but we suspect you'll find all 45 in the illustration. Signed lower right. Dimensions 14" x 17". Very good condition. Comes unframed. AC14
Sylvia Tolk original illustration c.1970's. Titled "Harry's Holey Hat". Signed lower right. Dimensions 14" x 17". Very good condition. Comes unframed. AC14
Sylvia Tolk vintage illustration. Titled "Furling The Main". Great for Sailboat lovers. Original graphite on paper. Signed lower right. Dimensions 14" x 17". Very good condition. Comes unframed. AC14
Sylvia Tolk original illustration c.1970's. Titled "Pay Day At The Farm" - A charming illustration of a farmer with his farm animals. Dimensions 14" x 17". Very good condition. Comes unframed. AC14
Sylvia Tolk Vintage Illustration. Titled "Alex - Chef Extraordinaire" c.1970's. Signed lower right. Dimensions 14" x 17". Very good condition. Comes unframed. AC14