Doris Frohnsdorff Antiques and Rare Books
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1990 item #1342161
Doris Frohnsdorff
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AN ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR SKETCH BY MANUEL E. KULUKUNDIS, (1898-1988). The painting depicts an 1880 Greek Barque and is painted in watercolors on the blank side of a PIERRE HOTEL post card. Manuel (or Manolis) Kulukundis was a Greek shipping magnate, a member of the 4th generation of the Kulukundis family active in shipping. He was instrumental in helping both Onassis and Niarchos during their early years...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1930 item #1335108
Doris Frohnsdorff
$75.00
AN ORIGINAL WATERCOLR BY KATHLEEN TURNER. "WHERE'S ADAM?" Signed and dated 1921. Image size is 4 1/4 inches in height executed on paper measuring 7 3/4" x 5 3/4". A delightful depiction of a demure young girl holding an apple. She wears a frock decorated with hearts, green striped socks and white shoes with green bows. The picture is captioned "WHERE'S ADAM" and is dated 12.3.21. The artist is unknown to me but is obviously very talented.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #1029728
Doris Frohnsdorff
$75.00
EARLY AMERICAN FOLK ART CONSISTING OF THREE ORIGINAL DRAWINGS. Together with the previous owner's envelope and two newspaper clippings. The group includes: 1.) An envelope inscribed with the previous owner's name - Mrs Limberg; 2.) Small watercolor of a basket and flowers. Measurement is 2 3/4" x 2 3/4". 3.) Small pen and ink drawing of a basket of flowers. Measurement is 3 1/2 " by 3 3/4". 4.) Ink and watercolor drawing drawn ON SILK of a turreted castle in a green landscape...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Woodcuts : Pre 1990 item #1006846
Doris Frohnsdorff
$250.00
A WOOD ENGRAVED BROADSIDE BY SARAH CHAMBERLAIN for LEWIS CARROLL'S - "HOW DOTH THE LITTLE CROCODILE" from "Alice's Adventures In Wonderland". Portland, Oregon: The Chamberlain Press, no date (circa 1981). The broadside measures 14 inches by 16 inches (including margins). A LIMITED EDITION OF 50 PRINTS - this one is #50/50 and is signed and numbered, in pencil, by Sarah Chamberlain. Also signed in the print with the artist's initials. MINT CONDITION. Please see enlargement for details...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Woodcuts : Pre 1980 item #1006457
Doris Frohnsdorff
$75.00
THE THREE BUSHES. An incident from the 'Historia mei Temporis' of the Abbe Michel de Bourdeille, by W.B.YEATS. Dublin: THE CUALA PRESS,1975. A BROADSIDE measuring 19 inches by 9 inches. The broadside is headed with a HAND COLORED print by VICTOR BROWN. The text is set in Caslon type. EDMUND DULAC, the famous illustrator, has contributed music. The whole copyrighted by Anne and Michael Yeats. Originally printed in "A Broadside, new series, No.3, March 1937"...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1930 item #986719
Doris Frohnsdorff
$25.00
AN ORIGINAL HAND COLORED LITHOGRAPHED PRINT "THE COMPLEAT ANGLER". By M. FAWSETT. No date (circa 1920s). The print measures 7 inches by 8 1/2 inches. A charming print HAND COLORED IN WATERCOLOR of a rabbit fishing. An open book (no doubt an edition of Walton's "Angler") plus creel, with fish, are by his side. Captioned by the artist lower left and signed (lower right) in the plate. Unframed. IN MINT CONDITION. Please see my other listing for a companion print (of a mouse) by the same artist...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1930 item #986716
Doris Frohnsdorff
$25.00
AN ORIGINAL HAND COLORED LITHOGRAPHED PRINT "CLEANING UP AROUND THE PLACE". By M.FAWSETT. No Date. Circa 1920s. A charming print measuring 7 inches by 8 1/2 inches...
All Items : Fine Art : Drawings : Pen : Pre 1920 item #986237
Doris Frohnsdorff
$125.00
"THE HOG SHADOW". AN ORIGINAL PEN & INK DRAWING BY HERBERT GRANVILLE FELL (1872-1951). The drawing is on artist's board measuring 10 1/2 inches by 10 1/4 inches in a larger mat measuring 13 inches by 15 inches. Image, or sight, size is 6 inches by 8 1/2 inches. The drawing depicts a robed figure standing in a field with flowers. Two other figures stand behind. Please see enlargements for details. Unsigned. There is a pencil inscription on verso stating that the drawing was used as a "tailpiece ...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Pre 1970 item #979684
Doris Frohnsdorff
$275.00
EDWARD LEAR. A PORTFOLIO OF LETTERPRESS PRINTS. Santa Barbara: The Capricorn Press, 1970. AN EDITION LIMITED TO 375 COPIES OF WHICH THIS IS #306 - SIGNED BY NOEL YOUNG & GRAHAM MacKINTOSH (see enlargement 4). A cloth portfolio with a multi-layer paper label on the front cover. Inserted into a pocket on the inside back cover are SEVEN FOLIO LINOCUT LETTERPRESS PRINTS each measuring 19" x 12 1/2" (please see enlargements for details). This is the fourth production of The Capricorn Press (later ren...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1900 item #970216
Doris Frohnsdorff
$45.00
AN ORIGINAL ENGRAVED PRINT BY BERNARD PARTRIDGE (1861-1945). 1893. SIGNED IN THE PLATE, lower right: "Bernard Partridge Sc./ M.dccc.xciii./.". The plate impression measures 6 3/4 " x 4 1/2" with the image size 4 12" x 3". On deckle-edged paper measuring 11" x 7 1/2". The print depicts a fashionable lady of 1789 who strikes a majestic pose. There are three very light foxed spots on the lower margin not affecting the print otherwise in fine condition. Bernard Partridge was a popular book illustrat...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1950 item #966969
Doris Frohnsdorff
$125.00
"HANNAH BINT". A SIGNED WOOD ENGRAVING BY JOAN HASSALL. Joan Hassall (1906-1988) (the daughter of illustrator John Hassall) created this design for her illustrated edition of Mary Russell Mitford's "OUR VILLAGE" published in 1947. The print is on paper measuring approximately 5 3/4 inches by 4 1/2 inches. Image size is 4 inches by 2 3/4 inches. A charming rural scene of a couple with two dogs. CAPTIONED BY THE ARTIST AND SIGNED LOWER RIGHT. In excellent condition (ignore what appears to be a spo...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1970 item #965901
Doris Frohnsdorff
$125.00
PHILIP REED FINE SIGNED COLOR WOOD ENGRAVING FOR HIS MOTHER GOOSE'S "THE TINKER". 1963. On paper measuring 11 inches by 8 1/2 inches. Image size measures approximately 4 3/4 inches by 3 1/4 inches. THE TINKER, one of a series of Mother Goose Nursery Rhyme characters engraved on wood by Philip Reed and printed in several colors. This is an ORIGINAL WOOD ENGRAVED PRINT. Reed's series of Mother Goose illustrations were also reproduced in his Caldecott Honor Award-winning book "Mother Goose" publish...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1970 item #965894
Doris Frohnsdorff
$125.00
PHILIP REED. "MY BLACK HEN" A FINE COLOR WOOD ENGRAVING. 1963. One of a series of MOTHER GOOSE wood engravings by Philip Reed. On paper measuring 11 inches by 8 1/2 inches. Image size measures approximately 4 1/2 inches by 4 3/4 inches. SIGNED in pencil by the artist lower right. The engraving is printed in several colors and illustrates the nursery rhyme "Hickety Pickety, My Black Hen". This is an ORIGINAL WOOD ENGRAVING. Reed's series of wood engravings were also reproduced in his Caldecott Ho...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1900 item #959808
Doris Frohnsdorff
$150.00
AN ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR CARICATURE "MAN IN FEZ" BY ALFRED CROWQUILL (PSEUDONYM OF ALFRED HENRY FORRESTER - 1804-1872). Circa 1850. In a French mat measuring 9 3/4" x 9 1/2" with sight size measuring 2 3/8" x 2 1/2". The drawing is done in pen and ink and watercolor with Chinese white accents. It depicts the head of a scowling man who wears a red fez on his head. Unsigned but identified inside the mat as by Crowquill. Alfred Henry Forrester was a prolific and talented author, artist and illustrato...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1940 item #949191
Doris Frohnsdorff
$250.00
DOROTHY PULIS LATHROP (1891-1980). WOOD ENGRAVING. SELF PORTRAIT "JASPA & ME". 1949. The image measures 10" x 8" on paper measuring 15 1/2" x 10 3/4". The artist's self portrait depicts her holding her pet monkey "JASPA" on her left shoulder. His tail curls around her right shoulder. Jaspa was Lathrop's model for a number of her children's books. A strong and highly detailed composition. Unsigned. From the artist's estate. Lathrop engraved this self portrait for her admission into the National A...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Pre 1970 item #907524
Doris Frohnsdorff
$24.50
A GROUP OF TWENTY-SIX COLOR PLATES from "BIRD PORTRAITS IN COLOR". 1960. Originally published in 1934 and here reprinted by the University of Minnesota Press. The artists represented are: Walter Alois Weber, Allan Brooks, W.J.Breckenridge, and Jaques. Each color plate features several birds in beautiful color and in a natural setting. The reverse of each plate has descriptive text relating to each bird. Each print measures 8 1/2" by 6 3/4" and is fully protected by mylar and ready for framing. I...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1970 item #815685
Doris Frohnsdorff
$125.00
A SIGNED PRINTER'S PROOF OF "QUIET! THERE"S A CANARY IN THE LIBRARY" by DON FREEMAN. Inscribed by the AUTHOR/ILLUSTRATOR DON FREEMAN (1908-1978): "Printer's 1st proof of "Quiet! There's a Canary in the Library" To Doris from Don". Not dated but presented to me in 1968. The color lithograph proof measures approximately 9 1/2' x 9 3/4 ". With printed text: "Welcome to my library, Canary. How very nice of you to come so early." In excellent condition.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1970 item #815681
Doris Frohnsdorff
$125.00
A SIGNED PRINTER'S PROOF OF "QUIET! THERE"S A CANARY IN THE LIBRARY" By Don Freeman. (Not dated but presented to me in 1968) A printer's first proof INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR/ILLUSTRATOR DON FREEMAN (1908-1978): "To Doris Frohnsdorff with warmest best wishes, Don Freeman". With printed text: "Then I'll sit here behind my desk and wait." A color lithograph measuring approximately 8 1/2' x 10 1/4". In excellent condition.