Prosper Pierre Louis, Loas #1, Circa 1980's. Ink on Paper, 24 x 18 in.
An attractive italian 19th Century Painting depicting 2 Figures in a Park. Good condition. Size: 21 cm. x 14 cm. unframed. Framed: 47 cm. x 36.5 cm.
Mexican charcoal and gouache drawing of Mexican cowboys herding cattle by listed Mexican artist Oscar Bernal--modernist painting probably done in the 1970s --no condition problems--period frame with minor nicks-15 inches by 13 inches-add 5 inches all around for mat and frame-painting well conveys the action of cattle herdind
Original drawing a portrait of a man possibly a self portrait by Balthasar Klossowski de Rola, signed monogram lower right. Best known as Balthus, a French painter in the second half of the 20th century, famous for his somewhat disturbing paintings of pubescent girls and for his association with some of the greats in modern art, including Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali...
Red wash ink on laid paper. Frame size 20" x 13".
Unusual original artistic rendition of the Carowinds theme park (NC/SC) by Randall Duell (American architect and art director, 1903-1992), circa 1969-1970. Pastel on paper. 27" by 41" in its excellent original frame. This artistic proposal shows the original plan for the hayride and petting zoo barn, which have since disappeared from the park. Randall Duell was a famed architect and art director from Santa Monica, California, who designed a number of important theme parks all over the country...
Fernand Leger, French,1881-1955. This stunning example of Fernand Leger's imagery at his peak period in the 1920's is graphite and gouache on paper. It is 34.5cm h by 25cm w in a beautiful frame 55cm h by 45cm w. It is signed lower right F. L. 22 and inscribed "A mon cher Ami Albert Fratellini cordialement F Leger". There is some wear on the edges of the paper as can be seen but no damage to the image...
Henri Laurens, Paris, 1885-1954. Cubiste Tete de Femme is pencil and gouache on paper signed H.L. 18 LR. It is 22.3cm by 18.7cm (8.75" by 7.6". The son of a workman, Laurens trained at an early age in a decoration studio, where he modeled period-style ornaments and drew architectural designs. Afterwards Henri Laurens worked on building sites and scaffolding, where he learnt the hands-on side of hewing stone...
Henri Laurens, Paris, 1885-1954.These 4 pieces are Cubiste Head ink on paper signed LR. They are 22.8cm by 18.5cm (9" by 7.3". The son of a workman, Laurens trained at an early age in a decoration studio, where he modeled period-style ornaments and drew architectural designs. Afterwards Henri Laurens worked on building sites and scaffolding, where he learnt the hands-on side of hewing stone...
Here is a fine example of both calligraphy and genealogy-It is a family tree of noble aristocrats in the Hapsburg Austrian Hungarian Empire--high national awards and decorations gleaned by the family over the years are pictured in watercolors--text is in ink and appears entries are made by different hand at different times--piece is on parchment or vellum and stands alone as piece art. unframed-- no condition problems.
11" x 8 1/4" Italian chalk drawing bears date 1618
8 3/4" x 6 3/4" bearing collector's stamp Pen and inkwash on laid paper.
Shore Scene with Figures
American or English School, late 19th Century
Ink wash and gouache on toned paper, retaining a partial inscription on the reverse: “original sketch...de San Filippo”.
Sight size: 9.5” x 13.5”
Frame size: 19.75” x 23.75”
Brown ink on laid paper, approx. 9" x 11 7/8"--signed verso: "J. Cootwyk, fecit"--the artist is listed in Benezit as an engraver and jeweler. Currently unframed.
Black charcoal and ink on laid paper, having unknown early collector's stamp.
Provenance: Salanter/O'Reilly Gallery, NYC.
Approx. 9" x 10 3/4"
Image size, 5 1/4" x 8"--brown ink wash on laid paper. Note repaired tear in middle of work visible in my image.
Abraham Bloemaert, Dutch, 1564-1651. This exquisite drawing in ink, wash and chaulk is a fine example of Bloemaert's talent. It is 13.2 cm h by 9.5 cm w.Provenance: Private Collection, Leslie Hindman Auction, Private Collection, Fine English Collection ( paper verso ). Condition is good and it has an old label from Folio fine Art LTD in London.
The son of an architect, Abraham Bloemaert, known for painting, engraving and teaching, was born in Gorinchem, Holland in 1564...
By Gerhardt Liebmann (Am. 1928-1989)
Graphite and watercolor on paper.
Signed, titled and dated: “1964”
Sight size: 9.5” x 7.5”
Frame size: 12” x 10”
Liebmann was a photo-realist painter born in 1928 in Downey, California, and who died October 1, 1989 in Washington DC ...