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All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1900 item #1126764 (stock #359)
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$2195.00
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...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1900 item #1126715 (stock #356)
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$275.00
This is a large etching by the well listed Dutch artist Hendrik Kruseman van Elten 1829-1904.He moved to New York in 1866 and lived there most of his life. He exhibited at the 1876 and 1893 Fairs and at the National Academy.I believe this large 11 by 17 image size etching is of a Harbor on the French coast due to the style of buildings and boats.In lovely condition with wide margins this may be a proof print as it lacks a title and has a remarque.In a cream mat size 18 by 24.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1920 item #1110783 (stock #355)
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$1895.00
This is a nice large size 20 inches tall by 14 inches wide bronze bust of Shakespeare by the listed Austrian sculptor Hans Muller.The bust has a rich dark chocolate patina and is mounted on a pretty red stone base.This would make a great addition to your library!
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #1106948 (stock #354)
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$1100.00
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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$995.00
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 : Engravings : Pre 1900 item #1106928 (stock #352)
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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...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1105173 (stock #351)
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This is a wonderful large 26inches tall bronze by the well listed French sculptor Ernest Rancoulet. It is titled Repousser De La Renaissance and it is a figure of a Renaissance armourer at work.This is pictured in Berman's books on bronze sculpture.He also made a small version of this man as a silversmith.Little seems to be known about Rancoulet other than he was from Bordeaux...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Pre 1960 item #1088688 (stock #350)
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$425.00
This is a set of 3 hand hammered vases designed and made by Laurits Christian Eichner 1894-1967.He was a high end craftsman who worked in Silver Pewter Brass and other mediums.He was born in Denmark and lived in New Jersey...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Travel : Posters : Pre 1950 item #1068337 (stock #349)
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$1195.00
This is a rare original large 39 1/2 by 24 1/4 inch travel poster put out for the soon to be canceled Olympic games that were to have been held in Helsinki Finland.The artist was Jorma Suhonen and it was published by Suomen Matkat for the Finnish railways.I will rate it a A- with a couple of minor wrinkles in center near the bottom a little side wrinkling on the bottom left edge and a paper crease on the bottom left corner...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Travel : Posters : Pre 1960 item #1068254 (stock #348)
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$495.00
This is a large 39 1/2 by 24 1/4 inch travel poster for Air France.I will rate it B+ with one small tear into the bottom edge center about 1/2 inch into the color and a little minor wrinkling on the left top side.I think this is from the early 50's. it says Printed in France 342-c6-af. The printer is P. Chanove courbevoie.We have not seen a copy of this unusual poster before.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Original Posters : Pre 1950 item #1068250 (stock #347)
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$365.00
This is a nice artist signed poster for travel in Mexico.I can not make out the signature.The poster is 26 1/2 by 36 1/2. I will rate it B condition with some wrinkles from being rolled, a small tear into the top of the image about 1 inch, one tape stain and a few light other stains in the margins,and a small crease in the top right corner...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #1068234 (stock #346)
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$295.00
This is a original 1845 large folio image No. 15 of the Carolina Shrew from Audubons Quadrupeds vol's.Paper size is 22 by 28 and the image is in fine condition with a little minor edge chipping on plate edges.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1960 item #1068205 (stock #344)
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This is a great large 11 1/2 by 25 sight size original gouache illustration by Bill Griffith for the September 1954 issue of Sports Afield magazine.It is titled Life In a Moose Pasture. Griffith did quite a few covers and illustrations for Sports Afield in the 1950's. This is framed in a simple black frame with thin gold stripes and is 18 by 31 inches total size.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1960 item #1068199 (stock #343)
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$185.00
This is a original gouache illustration by Bill Griffith for the August 1955 issue of Sports Afield.The story was the Saga of the Red Wolf.The art is 11 by 12 1/2+ margins and has been framed in a simple wood frame 17 1/2 by 18 1/2.Picture is in good condition but has some small spots on the right side and a light one near top center.I presume it sat around for a time before being framed.Griffith worked for Sports Afield for a number of years. He did cover art and interior illustrations.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Pre 1910 item #1047885 (stock #340)
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$650.00
This is wonderful luminescent watercolor by the American Artist George Howell Gay 1858-1931.It depicts a fall marsh scene with birch trees.The image is about 8 by 18 1/2 and is in fine condition with great fresh looking colors...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1920 item #1045444 (stock #339)
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$2250.00
This is a wonderful Italian bronze by the listed artist Ezio Ceccarelli 1865-1927.This statue is done in a Italian style known as Bozzettismo which implies a casual rapidly executed sculpture in which all the masses lights shadows and surfaces are done well enough to be legible.This was popular from the 1880's to the 1930's.This group stands 22 inches tall and is about 11 inches across.It is signed by the artist and the foundry which was Vignali in Firenze.It is in absolutely wonderful condition...