Here is a fine example of both calligraphy and genealogy-It is a family tree of noble aristocrats in the Hapsburg Austrian Hungarian Empire--high national awards and decorations gleaned by the family over the years are pictured in watercolors--text is in ink and appears entries are made by different hand at different times--piece is on parchment or vellum and stands alone as piece art. unframed-- no condition problems.
A surreal scene in a graveyard, ink drawing,
signed indistinctly lower left and dated /10/909, H 22 x W 16 cm
A pair of pencil studies of horses, each signed lower right and inscribed 'Burnham',
H 19 x W 24 cm, unframed
This is a very charming pencil drawing of a ballerina, perhaps rubbing her sore feet??, signed by Dutch artist Bernardus Fokker, born and died in Hilversum, The Netherlands, 1917-1985 (see photos for details). It is matted and framed. In excellent condition.
Height--19.5" x width--12.5"
A very well drawn piece depicting a man punting towards an outcrop with figures and dog.
A lovely little scene, signed with initials and dated 1820.
Lightwood glazed frame and double mount.
Size: 6.5cm by 10cm excluding frame and mount.
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...
Pair of drawings of Mr. and Mrs. Charles P. Curtis, approx. 25" x 17" and smaller, graphite or pencil on paper in good looking frames and mats. Bio from askart.com: Henry Royer (1869-1938) was a French genre, portrait and landscape painter. The son of Julius Royer, a successful lithographic printer, Henry was born on 22 January 1869 in Nancy and died in Neuilly-sur-Seine on 31 October 1938...
11" x 8 1/4"--bears date.
Hand drawn in grisaille (ink and monochromatic water color paint) for a book of Dryden poems after a Boccaccio fable...
A lovely small or miniature (3-1/2" x 2-5/8") watercolour painting in a frame by John Hubert Beynon (1890-1970). Born in Manitoba, he painted landscapes in Ontario and Quebec. Represented in the National Gallery of Canada, he studied art in New York and in the Central Ontario School of Art. This painting shows a hilly lake shore with windswept trees and it is matted in a gold painted 7-1/4" x 6-1/2" wood frame. It is signed J.H. BEYNON in the lower left, and it is signed J.H...
This original, unsigned pen and ink drawing depicts an Atlantic side paddle steam vessel equipped with sail probably executed in the late 1800's. The drawing has been conservation framed with multiple black matting for dramatic effect and coordinated with a custom, elm burl frame. It was drawn on heavy water-color paper and contains some old casual doodles by the artist on the backside. The piece measures 12" X 15-1/2", and the image size is 3" X 6-1/4".
8 3/4" x 6 3/4" bearing collector's stamp and possibly by Rowlandson. Pen and inkwash on laid paper. bio from askart.com: homas Rowlandson was born in London, England on July 14 in either 1756 or 1757. He first exhibited a drawing when he was only eighteen, and soon both Sir Joshua Reynolds and Benjamin West were praising him. But serious painting on a large scale never suited the Rowlandson temperament...
This good quality pastel is in original condition with some damage which I personally would live with.
The ebonised gilt lined frame is also a little nibbled but again bearable.
All in all a nice honest picture.
Size: 53cm by 41cm
Joseph Pennell (1857-1926, PA/UK/NY): Original Pen & Ink Drawing on paper, Signed lower left in ink. Toned with small tears and heavier toning on edges. 9 1/8" x 5 3/4."
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."
Reynolds Beal (American, 1867-1951) - Yachting on a Breezy Day. Crayon on paper. Dated 1915. Size: 9 15/16 inches x 14 1/8 inches. Reynolds Beal was a prominent American Impressionist painter and etcher of landscape, yachting and circus scenes. This sketch, executed in colored crayons, captures sailing yachts in brisk breezes off the bluffs of a New England shoreline, probably near Rockport, Massachusetts, where he made his home...
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.