Fine modernist pen and ink drawing titled bathers in German on the back-painting is signed DIEGO and is believed to be by listed artist Julio De Diego-apart from his art, he was married to famous burlesque queen Gypsy Rose Lee-no condition problems-fairly large 19 inches by 27 inches--add 3.5 inches for decent frame and mat
A beautiful first half of the 19th century colored engraving depicting the Battle of Abensberg in 1809 between the Archduke Charles from the Austrian Empire and Napoleon I and his allies (Kingdom of Bavaria and Württemberg) ending by a victory for this latter. The sculptor is Edme BOVINET (1767 - 1832). The frame is not original and estimated from the beginning of the 20th century. Circa date 1820. Dimensions 16”high/ 20 ½”wide.
Red chalk drawing in Italian cassetta frame with carved detail. Frame size 20" x 16"
Red wash ink on laid paper. Frame size 20" x 13".
Damon Runyon-newspaperman, creator of characters from the Prohibition era like gamblers, hustlers, gangsters, etc.
immortalized in Broadway shows like Guys and Dolls.
Costigan, John Edward American (1888-1972) large watercolor of a brook surrounded by trees some turning red and orange with the season. Watercolor and gouache on textured paper. Signed lower right, “J.E. Costigan N.A.” On the back in the upper left in pencil, “Brook- Autumn/ by John E. Costigan N.A.” and in the upper right, “Orangeburg N.Y.” Size, 20 7/8 by 25 7/8 inches.
Excellent condition in a good frame with linen liner...
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
Acrylic,watercolor and pencil
20 x 23.5(paper size)
Framed 24 x 28"
Signed, titled, dated on verso
This original drawing in pencil Titled "Stretching Figure" by WPA Registered artist, Freeman L. Schoolcraft. It measures 17" x 11", was created in 1951 and is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity. Freeman L. Schoolcraft WPA artist and free-lance sculptor was the protégé of Lorado Taft, he is listed in the Who Was Who of American Art, Wikipedia, U.S. New Deal Art Registry, Smithsonian Archives of American Art...
This is a wonderfully drawn portrait of a lady by Massachusetts artist Helen M. Hinds, 19th/20th century artist. This drawing shows a masterful and incredibly detailed portrait. It has a brown/black frame and is behind glass. See condition report and please see photos--they are part of the description...
An old Chinese painting of Bodhisattva, in framed and good condition with small pigment loss, but no missing pieces. This painting is 19 inches tall and 15 inches wide.
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...
13 1/4" x 19" black ink with brown wash heightened with white on laid paper.
A pair of pastel portraits of a gentleman and lady, half-length, the gentleman wearing a blue coat and check waistcoat and a lady in white, by John Raphael Smith (1752-1812). Oval. 20.0 x 16.0 cm. (The male portrait marked J.R. Smith to reverse).
Old damages to frame. (Some marks on photographs caused by reflection). More photos available as required.
Original pen and ink wash titled "At the Races" by Raoul Middleman. Maryland artist. Signed and dated 1959. Image is in good condition. Sheet measures 19" x 10 7/8"
A most amusing scene of a cart loaded with cases, trunks etc the final item about to be added to the collection, the horse thinking to itself 'this is the last straw'
A lovely scene, read into it what you will.
A nice fun piece
Size: 30cm by 37cm
A fine figural sketch of a naked man and woman, this may well be a preparation piece for a larger painting.
There is some writing at the bottom which I cannot decipher and also an amount of tearing but the main image is not affected, just a few creases.
A high quality drawing in an oval grey mount.
Size: 42cm by 23cm
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...