This is a etching by the very well listed French artist Adolphe Marie Beaufrere 1876-1969.It is titled on the back La Messe en Plein Air a' Ste Anne la Palud.It is pencil signed and number 15 of 50 prints.The Breton images are from his earlier period. Image is about 8 by 10.5 inches.Currently in a simple 14 by 17 black frame as found by us. We have around 10 more etchings by this artist all framed from a estate. Most were sold and framed by a Albert Roullier Galleries in Chicago.
This is a unusual large allegorical chromolithograph of Young America during the Civil War.I believe he is dressed in the style of the Zouave outfits.The print is by Sarony Major & Knapp of New York who were one of the best lithography firms in the country.This litho would date to the beginnings of the civil war.It has never seen the light of day till know as we found it in a section of a large scrap book which seems to have been a job book for the Sarony co.This is a large print measuring 21 by...
This is a nice original 1851 engraving titled Mexican News by Richard Caton Woodville.It was done for the Art Union Lottery which put out a engraving yearly during its existence.The image is 18 1/4 by 20 1/2 + large margins. We have it matted to 23 by 26 inches.The image is in very nice clean condition...
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
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...
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This is a nice circa 1930 bronze statue of a Chamois Goat on a naturalistic rock base. It stands 12 inches tall by 7 wide.The statue has excellent detail and the patina is in excellent condition. The base is carved marble.The base seems to be signed Duru but we can find no listing of an artist by this name.Animalier
This is a original pre 1900 bronze statue of Thetis. Thetis and Jupiter were the parents of Achilles.She is 15 inches tall and has the correct seal in the back G&S Medaille d'or 1867 as shown in volume 4 of Berman's bronze books. She is pictured as no 4186 in this book.She is in nice original condition with no scratches or dings.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Food and Drink : Posters : Pre 1950 item #372040 (stock #87)
This is a 1949 vintage original Italian poster for Baicoli Biscotti. The company is in Venezia. It was printed by F.Bonetti in Milano Italy. It is 27 1/2 by 39 1/2.It is in very nice condition but was folded in the center at one time and has a small 1/4th inch tear in right center. It also has a slight fold line in upper right corner.It is very bright and clean! This is quite a stunning poster. It is artist signed hard to make out looks like Eruka? There is glare from the shrinkwrap.
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This is a wonderful period 1860's or earlier bronze sculpture by William Beattie a Englishman who exhibited at the royal academy in 1864.He was born in 1810 died 1870.I did find some listing for Parian sculptures that he did. He is listed in the major art books but they do not have very much info on him.This statue is 15 inches tall,and the stone base is 5 1/2 across.It was cast by J. Toy & Son Birmingham England. This one of a kind bronze was stolen from our shop...
This is a nice original etching of New Orleans dated 1941 by Leon Rene Pescheret a Wisconsin artist 1892-1961.The image is 8 by 6 1/2 inches+large margins. This print is pencil signed and is in ex. condition. I do not think it has ever been framed.Pescheret's prints are becoming very collectible.The print is not as yellow as my photo shows
This is a beautiful small calendar top for Edison Mazda from 1928. It was done by Maxfield Parrish.The colors are very bright and fresh having spent most of its life in a drawer.There is some crease damage on the bottom left corner.This lists in the Parrish book up to $700.00
This is a original 1930 calendar top from 1930 by Maxfield Parrish. It has been cropped below the title at the bottom. It is in very good condition.I see one minor crease on the right side not into the image. The colors are very strong and fresh. It was in a drawer since 1930. and has never been framed. We have matted it in a acid free cream matt.The Parrish book lists these cropped for up to $750.00.