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All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Photographs : Pre 1950 item #1213503 (stock #389)
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$14,500
This is a lovely and scarce original photograph by Albert Steiner 1877-1965 a well know Swiss photographer.He did a summer and winter version of this view in at least 3 sizes. This is the middle size at 9 by 11 3/8ths.it is mounted on a thin paper board that is 18 3/4 by 15 1/2.It is signed and titled on the board in pencil by Steiner and is in excellent condition...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1837 VR item #289316 (stock #112)
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$3,995
This is one of the greatest fruit prints of all time and is in excellent cond. George Brookshaw produced the finest book on fruits and flowers ever produced Pomona Britannica. Everything was done in aquatint printed in colors and hand finished with a dark backround.Most plates show several items so the single fruit plates are very limited. The paper is watermarked 1804 and the plate is dated 1807 which makes this a plate from the early edition in parts before the book edition came out in 1812...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #1263004 (stock #401)
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$2,495
This is a original hand colored lithographic plate Lophophorus Sclateri from Elliot's Monograph of the Phasianidae.This was one of the best bird books ever published and ranks right up there with Audubon.The plate is 19 by 23 3/4 and retains the original stitch marks on one edge and is not laid down.This is one of the more dramatic plates from this book and the colors are still quite strong and rich.We have left it in its early French hand colored mat which has caused some matt burn on the mat e...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1700 item #1147151 (stock #366)
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$2,250
This is a rare original set of 4 large 23 by 26 inches engravings by Etienne[Stepanus]Baudet done in Rome in 1672.Baudet was known for his engravings of master artists of the day and was a member of the Royal Academy. This set is listed on Wikipedia as one of his major works.I could find no examples for sale at present. Christie's sold one plate in 1996 for $1300.00 and it had damages.Plate 1 is in very nice condition...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1900 item #1126764 (stock #359)
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$2,195
This is a rare original stipple and line engraving by John Sartain titled General Marion in his Swamp Encampment inviting a British Officer to dinner.This was done in 1840 for the Apollo Association the first art promotion group in the United States.This large 17 by 20 image + large margins print is in very good condition for its age. The paper is evenly lightly toned through out...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #992401 (stock #323)
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$1,995
This is a original Imperial folio J. J. Audubon lithograph print of the Black Tailed Deer Female.It also has a self portrait of Audubon in the back round!In good original condition with some minor paper bends from handling over the years and a couple light spots in the upper left corner.Matted to 19 by 24 + margins.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1837 VR item #697333 (stock #264)
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$1,950
This is a very rare large format aquatint print of the famous race horse GRAY EAGLE. It was published for the New York Spirit of the Times newspaper which only published from 1835 to 1837.His linage can be traced back to the 1760's and Traveler Robert Lee's horse was a decendent.I could find no other copy of this print for sale and only one other print by Currier of this horse for sale any where! This large print measures 13 by 16 in the plate + margins and is in ex...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #1197784 (stock #384)
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$1,495
This is a original 1876 chromolithograph of Archibald Willards painting Yankee Doodle or the Spirit of 76.Painted in 1875 to be displayed at the Centennial in Philadelphia the chromo was published by J.E.Ryder of Cleveland Ohio to be sold at the fair. It was printed by Clay and Cossack of Buffalo New York. This chromo is in very good condition with no scrape or damages to the surface of the print. It does have some fading or toning being 135 years old.It is laid down on a backer board...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #1170479 (stock #373)
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$1,195
This is a large 26 1/2 by 18 + margins original lithograph of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the founding of the United States done for the Centennial exhibit in Philadelphia. This is a original 2 tone litho done by George Stinson in Portland Maine. This print was never colored originally! In very good to excellent condition for its age 137 years old.There is a little corner bend at the bottom left corner otherwise no missing paper or tears and no stains.This is quite a rare print...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #1106948 (stock #354)
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$1,100
This is a original Chromolithograph print titled The Finish Off Staten Island by Frederic S. Cozzens.It was printed in 1884 by Armstrong&co for Charles Scribner's and sons.The work was titled American Yachts Their Clubs and Races. The size is 14 by 20 1/2 and it is on its original backing board+ we have the original separate title plate.This plate is in excellent condition.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Pre 1900 item #1106945 (stock #353)
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$995
This is a original Chromolithograph print titled A Misty Morning Drifting by Frederic S Cozzens published in 1884 by Charles Scribner.It is mounted on the original card stock and we also have the separate title plate for it.The image is 14 by 20 1/2. In very nice condition with only a couple of small spots in the sky. The original portfolio was titled American Yachts Their Clubs and Races and was published in 1884. One of several plates we have from this series.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1930 item #1211677 (stock #388)
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$850
This is a Drypoint Etching by the well known American artist Peggy Bacon.1895-1987. It is titled and signed in pencil Hatty. Bacon is known for her humorous and ironic images and was a prolific artist.This image measures 5 1/2 by 8 1/2 image area+margins and is framed in a simple gold and black frame. The image is in very nice condition with no foxing toning or mat burn.Bacon studied under John Sloan And George Bellows among others. There is some glare in my pics from the glass.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #626808 (stock #253)
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$795
This is a wonderful very large 1859 tinted lithograph of the Review of Massachusetts Volunteer Militia at Concord Ma. September 9 1859.The prints visual size is 29 1/2 by 45 and with the original black walnut frame it is 36 by 52.This also has the original glass with some bubble imperfections. Condition of the paper is very good with no tears...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1900 item #382667 (stock #58)
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$795
This is a rare large woodblock engraving from a 1851 issue of the Illustrated London News.It is 28 by 37 1/2. It was folded as usual to put in the paper. It is in very good cond. with no tears or fold separations.There are a few light brown spots on the lower part of the print. I dont think you will find a copy in better cond. Views of the city, Hyde park and Kensington Gardens
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #1197832 (stock #385)
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$695
This is a original 1857 tinted lithograph print of the Gustavus Bergner's Brewery at 239 Dock St.in Philadelphia Pa.This was printed by Traubel in 1857.Size is 12 1/2 by 18 1/4. In very nice condition with just a small stain in the upper right corner.A very scarce litho that is seldom on the market!
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1837 VR item #886497 (stock #304)
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$685
This is a rare large format mezzotint engraving of Major General Winfield Scott. It would have been published in the 1820"s or earlier. Thomas Gimbrede the artist was an engraver at West Point during this time period.The publisher was William S Reddin of New York and the printer was J&G Neale.This is a large 13 1/2 by 10 3/4 image size with wide plate margins and is about 16 by 20 overall. This engraving is in wonderfull condition and appears to have never been framed...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1900 item #1243609 (stock #396)
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$650
This is a scare engraving of Robert E Lee by William Sartain circa 1865. It was published in Philadelphia.The paper measures 13 by 16+. I only found two other copies of this print for sale and both were trimmed well inside the plate mark.In remarkable fresh and clean condition.I do not think it was ever framed. It was photographed while shrink wrapped so there is ghosting on my photos. A very scarce image of Lee.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1837 VR item #382670 (stock #59)
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$625
This is a original first edition aquatint print from 1828 from P.J. Selbys bird book.These birds are done life size and were the best bird prints till Audubon created his work. Near mint with just a few minor paper wrinkles. Sheet size is 20 by 24