Doris Frohnsdorff Antiques and Rare Books
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1900 item #959808
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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...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1960 item #813264
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ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR BOOK ILLUSTRATION ART BY PRIMROSE MCPHERSON PASCHAL. Circa 1950s. SIGNED BY THE ARTIST, in pencil - lower right. The pencil and watercolor illustration is executed on paper with mat image size measuring 11" x 8 1/4" and in a mat measuring 16" x 13". The watercolor depicts a girl with her hand outstretched to show two children an object that is in her hand. They are surrounded by a number of animals including - A CAT, TWO RABBITS, TWO SQUIRRELS, and TWO PAIRS OF BIRDS...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1950 item #813122
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AN ORIGINAL CHILDREN'S BOOK COVER DESIGN BY PRIMROSE MCPHERSON PASCHAL FOR "A BIRTHDAY GARLAND" (not used). Circa 1949. SIGNED. Watercolor on paper featuring a delicate border design in pale green, rose and black with two vertical columns of pale pink roses. A double spread with a pencilled notation by the artist, lower right, "Cover Design". The left half has a mounted illustration of a head-and-shoulders watercolor on paper of a young girl in a fancy bonnet. SIGNED "P" lower right...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1930 item #811393
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AN ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR ILLUSTRATION DEPICTING BENJAMIN FRANKLIN PERFORMING HIS EXPERIMENT ON LIGHTNING CONDUCTION. Painted by John F. Campbell (unsigned) for an edition of "HEROES OF THE SCIENTIFIC WORLD" published in 1929 by Seeley, Service & Co., Ltd., London. The painting shows Franklin and his son about to perform the experiment during a storm. The painting is masterfully done with an impressive rendition of dark clouds and lightning...