This simply charming little ink and wash sketch depicts a welsh hamlet in the 1950’s and 60’s. Very well drawn, signed lower right J Douglas Adams 62.
Presented in a mount, unframed.
Size: 40cm by 14cm
Fernand Leger, French,1881-1955. This stunning example of Fernand Leger's imagery at his peak period in the 1920's is graphite and gouache on paper. It is 34.5cm h by 25cm w in a beautiful frame 55cm h by 45cm w. It is signed lower right F. L. 22 and inscribed "A mon cher Ami Albert Fratellini cordialement F Leger". There is some wear on the edges of the paper as can be seen but no damage to the image...
Henri Laurens, Paris, 1885-1954. Cubiste Tete de Femme is pencil and gouache on paper signed H.L. 18 LR. It is 22.3cm by 18.7cm (8.75" by 7.6". The son of a workman, Laurens trained at an early age in a decoration studio, where he modeled period-style ornaments and drew architectural designs. Afterwards Henri Laurens worked on building sites and scaffolding, where he learnt the hands-on side of hewing stone...
Henri Laurens, Paris, 1885-1954.These 4 pieces are Cubiste Head ink on paper signed LR. They are 22.8cm by 18.5cm (9" by 7.3". The son of a workman, Laurens trained at an early age in a decoration studio, where he modeled period-style ornaments and drew architectural designs. Afterwards Henri Laurens worked on building sites and scaffolding, where he learnt the hands-on side of hewing stone...
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.
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...
8 3/4" x 6 3/4" bearing collector's stamp Pen and inkwash on laid paper.
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."