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All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1910 item #1194198 (stock #382)
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$265.00
This is a nice original proof etching by the well known artist Joseph Pennell.It is titled Windsor From Eaton.It was sold by the famous print selling firm Frederick Keppel New York. The label states that it was a proof print pulled by the artist in 1903.I found only one other copy of this print that had sold and that was a later state than this one.This is framed in its original gold frame.There is no matt burn or discoloration. It must have spent a good part of its life tucked away.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1900 item #1187197 (stock #381)
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$425.00
This is a nice watercolor painting of a coastal village by the very well listed British artist John Hamilton Glass 1820-1885. This has nice vibrant colors and is in ex.cond. Size is 9 by 14 + mat.His specialty was harbour and coastal scenes.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1930 item #1187190 (stock #380)
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$2,195.00
This is a original oil painting illustration by William Merritt Berger for a book titled Giles of the Star by Rebecca Rice. It was published by Lothrop Lee and Shepard in Boston in the 20's.It seems to have been a tale of a boy or children that daydreamed up adventures.This painting shows 2 knights in a fight. Size is 21 by 12 1/2+ the original frame.Berger illustrated a number of books. He was born in 1872 and was from New York.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1178736 (stock #375)
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This is a fine quality Grand Tour bronze of Narcissus done after the antique found in Pompeii in 1862.This one is signed G.Nisini Roma.They were one of the best foundries in Rome.He has a great antique green brown type patina to look as if he had just come out of the ground.This was a popular casting before and around the turn of the century...
All Items : Fine Art : Drawings : Charcoal : Pre 1910 item #1172732 (stock #374)
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This is a large and rare charcoal drawing by Arthur Burdett Frost 1851-1928. It is titled Point of Honor. On the margin of the drawing are the words Point of Honor...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #1170479 (stock #373)
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$1,195.00
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 : Engravings : Pre 1900 item #1170474 (stock #372)
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This is dramatic original 1864 engraving of the reading of the Emancipation Proclamation was published by Lucius Stebbins.After a painting by H. Herrick and engraved by J.W...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1920 item #1165076 (stock #370)
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This is a nice large original bronze of a pair of hunting dogs by Thomas Francois Cartier 1879 1943. The French title is Cheins De Chasse.It is 15 inches tall by 16 inches wide. This was cast in 4 parts. The head and tail of the lower dog are cast individually and are just a bit loose. The rich dark brown patina is in fine condition. Cartier is most well known for his feline figures. He only did a few dog groups.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Iron : Pre 1900 item #1165069 (stock #369)
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This is a interesting cast iron sculpture by the well known Animalier sculpture Christophe Fratin 1801-1864. He was one of the first French artists to do sculptures of animal subjects.He was banned from the Paris Salon from 1843 to 1850 because his animal sculpture was considered to radical.This piece titled Lion en Trainant un Sanglier (Lion Dragging a Boar) was created in 1849...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1160625 (stock #371)
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$2,895.00
This is a great Grand Tour bronze statue titled the Runner.The Greek originals were found in the Roman ruins of Herculaneum.This was produced during the latter part of the 1800's by the Fonderia Aristica Sabatino de Angelis & Fils Napoli Italy.They and Fonderia Chiurazzi were the 2 best of many foundries in Naples at the time.He stands 18 3/4 inches tall and the base is 10 1/2 by 4 3/4 inches.The bronze is in fantastic condition for its age with a nice deep brown patina...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1950 item #1158004 (stock #368)
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$185.00
This is a nice colored etching by the well listed artist and designer Leon R. Pescheret.He had a studio in Whitewater Wi. for a number of years and produced a large body of work.His etchings are in the collections of quite a few major museums.Plate size is about 9 by 12 + margins. Currently in its original 1942 silver frame which is 17 by 20. It is matted but I see no mat burns. The print is in excellent condition and color.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1700 item #1147151 (stock #366)
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$2,250.00
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 : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1910 item #1147134 (stock #365)
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$1,595.00
This is a nice large 18 inch tall bronze titled P'tit Jean Le Greffeux The Artists Father.It was done by the listed artist Jean Eugene Baffier 1851-1920.His father is shown grafting a grape vine.The bronze is in ex. condition with a rich dark greenish brown patina.This statue has sold for as high as $4500.00 in the 1990's. It weighs 33lbs. This would be a great piece for your wine cellar or tasting room!
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1950 item #1139084 (stock #364)
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$235.00
This is a nice pencil signed limited edition lithograph titled Swamp Land by Henry Pitz. It was issued by the Associated American Artists.Their print issues were usually done in editions of 250.The print is in excellent condition and comes with the original label. We have matted it in a off white mat.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1960 item #1127526 (stock #360)
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$595.00
This is a nice large 18 by 24 sight size oil on canvas by Paul Flegel a listed artist.It seems to be in its original frame which is 26 by 32.The painting is in great original condition. The carved wood 60's frame has a few chips in the thin gesso top coat.Flegel was known for his style of painting on the open canvas with a palette knife which is quite evident in this picture.From the few pictures of his we could find on line this seems to be a much better than normal example of his work...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1900 item #1126764 (stock #359)
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$2,195.00
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 : Engravings : Pre 1900 item #1126758 (stock #358)
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This is a scarce Civil War era engraving by John Sartain after a painting by G. Schussele. It was printed in 1864 and was a popular print during the war. This is a proof print on thin paper laid down on a rag paper backing originally.This is in the best condition we have ever seen this print in. No stains or spots at all. I do not think it was ever framed. We have matted it in a cream colored mat which is 20 1/2 by 25 1/2
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #1126730 (stock #357)
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$500.00
This is a scarce very large 24 by 32 tinted lithograph of Henry Clay. It was drawn on stone by Lafosse after the Daguerreotype by M. Brady in 1856. It was printed in France by Goupil with their Paris embossed stamp.It is in very good condition aside from some wrinkling in the paper the largest which was done when pulling the print above and to the left of his head. I could find no other copies of this scarce print...