All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Pre 1980 item #1419336 (stock #JB05051)
A group of FIVE lithograph works by the noted African-American artist HERMAN KOFI BAILEY (1931-1981), dating to the late 1970's, two of the prints of particular interest, one titled "Youth", with dedication by the artist, 1976; the other, of a black woman, 1977 with 1978 dedication...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1800 item #1419313 (stock #JB03855)
Very decorative truly antique, 1770's print of an elegant lady standing, in the sanguine color, crayon technique (also known as "chalk-manner") perfected by talented eighteenth century artist GILLES DEMARTEAU (1722-1776). The print, executed after a painting by the great French Rococo master Jean-Honore Fragonard, measures 15" by 10 5/8" inside the fine French matting, with gilt border and numerous outlines, that in turn housed in a gold leaf antique frame measuring 22" by 18"...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #1419267 (stock #JB02081)
Original nineteenth century example of a desirable ("New Best 50") small folio Currier and Ives print, "Midnight Race on the Mississippi". This example measures 10 3/8" by 14 3/8" inside the narrow old frame...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1970 item #1419261 (stock #JB02605)
This is an unusually bright, saturated-color example of the MARC CHAGALL (1887-1985) lithograph "Romeo and Juliet", printed by Mourlot. This is a well known image by Chagall, created in 1964 for the ceiling of the Opera Garnier in Paris. Charles Sorlier in association with the famous lithography house Mourlot adapted this image from Chagall's sketches for the project and printed this. Measurements are 24 3/4" by 38 3/4". The total edition was 5,000 examples...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Woodcuts : Pre 1970 item #1419256 (stock #JB03702)
Woodcut color print "Jeremiah", 23" by 15 1/2" (33" by 25" framed), signed in pencil at extreme lower right corner and dated there 1957, by the well-known Jewish artist JAKOB STEINHARDT (1887-1968). The work is numbered in lower center margin 1/30. Steinhardt is a significant figure in the Jewish art scene of the 20th century. Born in present-day Poland, he attended art school in Berlin in 1906, studying with Lovis Corinth and Hermann Struck...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Pre 1950 item #1419251 (stock #JB03704)
Leonard Craske (1882-1950) is hardly a household name today, but, the famous bronze sculpture near the waterfront in Gloucester, Massachusetts "They That Go Down to the Sea in Ships", by his hand, is probably one of the most widely recognized sculptures in America. The image of the brave fisherman in slickers, turning the ship's wheel and looking out to the horizon, is burned into many minds...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Woodcuts : Pre 1970 item #1419241 (stock #JB02215)
This is a work by highly regarded American artist THOMAS WILLOUGHBY NASON (1889-1971), titled in pencil "Rockport" at lower left and signed at lower right "TWNason (M.W.N.)". This would appear to be a posthumous signature by a relative after the artist's death. This example measures 4 1/4" by 6 1/4" inside the mat and 11 1/4" by 13 1/4" framed. The print appears to be in generally good condition with some scattered foxing, especially in the margin area...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1940 item #1419236 (stock #JB02662)
Etching of a Chicago landmark, the Museum of Science and Industry, signed in the plate at lower left and dated there 1931 by the listed English-born artist who worked in a number of geographical areas of the United States, LEON PESCHERET (1892-1971). States in which the artist worked include Virginia, Tennessee, South Carolina, Wisconsin (where he lived for quite some time), Illinois, and notably, Arizona and the Southwest...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1930 item #1419228 (stock #JB02282)
Etching on paper of the New York City elevated train line known popularly as "The L", as in "elevated line", and so titled ("The L - 23rd St. N.Y.") in a separate window in the mat, the primary image area 12 3/4" by 9 1/2", 21 1/2" by 17 1/4" as framed, signed at lower right in pencil, bearing the inscription "For Mr. Paul G. Sprunk from H. Van Notti--1923", and numbered "6" at lower left margin. The scene depicted is familiar urban scenery to any New Yorker or New York visitor...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1920 item #1419208 (stock #JB02129)
This large print is an etching on paper in dark brown ink, and a heavily inked example at that, the subject apparently "Turkish Cemetery", according to a pencil notation in the upper left margin. Measuring 19" by 20" inside the mat (28" by 28 1/2" as framed), the work is signed in pencil in margin at lower left with the distinctive signature of the noted English modern art figure FRANK BRANGWYN (1867-1956)...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Pre 1980 item #1419206 (stock #JB02306)
Photolithograph print, 16 3/4" by 24 1/2" inside the mat, no title but the subject is a mountain landscape with Native American figures and horses, likely northern New Mexico. The print is signed in the plate with the 1972 date and Cowboy Artists of American symbol, and is pencil signed at lower right, by the well-known western American artist MELVIN CHARLES WARREN (1920-1995)...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Woodcuts : Pre 1940 item #1419205 (stock #JB02158)
Woodblock on very thin, delicate Japan type paper, 14 1/2" by 10" inside the old mat, signed at lower right margin in Hebrew, numbered there 53/100, (part of the numbering apparently in green ink), the subject a holy or religious Jewish orthodox man with traditional clothing and hair style. I am not able to read the Hebrew and a friend who can was not able to decipher the writing. Regardless of artist name, the print is beautifully conceived and executed...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1900 item #1419204 (stock #JB02212)
Etching, 6 1/2" by 8 3/4" (12 1/2" by 15" in modern frame), pencil signed by the artist at lower right, titled at lower left "Sunset--Gowanus Bay", the subject a ship in dry dock, other shipping visible in the distance beyond the muddy shore...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1950 item #1419203 (stock #JB03218)
Lithograph of the year 1946, "Ecclesiastes 4", from the artist's mid 1940's series interpreting themes from the Bible's Book of Ecclesiastes, pencil signed at lower right and with "Ed. 40" and Cuno blind stamp in the margin at lower left. The sheet measures 21 5/8" by 16" (31" by 24 1/2" as framed). This is a mid-career work, one of 536 lithographs produced in a prolific career in the fine arts. Spruance, born in Philadelphia and associated with the city his entire life, began making prints ...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1970 item #1419202 (stock #JB02178)
Lithograph on paper, 17" by 23" inside the mat, 24 1/2" by 30 1/2" as framed, signed in pencil at lower right and "Epreuve d'artiste" written in pencil at lower left, by important 20th century Spanish artist EMILIO GRAU-SALA (1911-1975). This is an example of the accomplished lithography of this major European artist, the paintings of whom command well into five figures at auctions in Europe and the USA. The subject is a merry-go-round in a verdant park setting, mothers and their children in the...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1980 item #1419199 (stock #JB03382)
**One of a number of prints by the artist in my shop** Lithograph on paper, the sheet 24 1/4" by 18 1/2" framed, signed in pencil at lower right and numbered 31/100 at lower left, by important 20th century Spanish artist EMILIO GRAU-SALA (1911-1975). This is an example of the accomplished lithography of this major European artist, the paintings of whom command well into five figures at auctions in Europe and the USA. The subject is several women, apparently at a market, with flowers and fruits i...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #1419082 (stock #JB01765)
Lithograph with hand coloring and gum arabic highlighting in the leaves, from the Imperial folio quadrupeds series circa 1848, plate number 144, depicting three species of mole-like rats (Townsend's Arvicola, the sharp-nosed Arvicola, and the bank rat), by the important American naturalist artist and lithographer JOHN JAMES AUDUBON (1785-1851). Audubon was assisted by his son John Woodhouse Audubon, and the printing was by J. T. Bowen of Philadelphia. The creator of this print hardly needs in...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Woodcuts : Pre 1940 item #1419061 (stock #Baumann1)
Original woodcut by Gustave Baumann (USA, born in Germany) titled "An Eagle Ceremony at Tesuque Pueblo". As issued in 3 colors (black, gray, and bronze). From The Colophon, Issue 12, 1932. None of these impressions were signed in pencil. Bears the artist's initials and cypher lower left. In excellent original condition.