All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Pre 2000 item #1415786 (stock #JB05292)
A rarely seen hand signed (ball point pen, lower right margin) poster printed to publicize the 1992 Taos Arts Festival, the poster featuring a painting of the Taos Pueblo against snow capped mountains, western horses in the foreground. The piece measures 27" by 20 1/2" as framed (no glass). ILA MAE McAFEE (1897-1995) was an American painter, muralist, illustrator and author born in or near Gunnison, Colorado...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1970 item #1415763
Etching with color possibly hand-applied, 5 1/4" by 5 5/8" inside the inner gold fillet, 11 1/2" by 10 7/8" as framed, unsigned, by important French 20th century artist MARIE LAURENCIN (1885-1956). From having checked the 1981 catalog raisonne by Daniel Marchesseau, I have determined that the most official title of this work is "Fillette aux Yeux Vertes" ("Young Girl with Green Eyes", although a number of other titles are in common usage for this unusually popular print)...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1970 item #1415731 (stock #JB04005)
By French School of Paris (L'Ecole de Paris) artist ROGER CHASTEL (1897-1981), a color lithograph print on heavy paper, possible title "Nature Morte", numbered in pencil at left margin 115/220, and with blind stamp "GG" in a circle. Chastel was active as an artist for decades, beginning at a very young age. By the 1920's he was already exhibiting. Later in life, his works were exhibited internationally...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1700 item #1415729 (stock #JB04018)
An Old Master woodcut illustration of Theuerdank defeating another knight, one of 118 cuts illustrating one of the greatest books of the German Renaissance, going by that same name, Theuerdank. The book is considered something of a chivalric romance, relating the fictionalized, romanticized adventures of Maximilian I in the course of his journey to the Netherlands in 1477 to fetch his bride, Mary of Burgundy...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1800 item #1415724 (stock #JB04066)
A typical example of the work of Dutch 18th century printmaker JACOBUS HOUBRAKEN (1698-1780), titled "Abraham van der Hulst/Vice-Admiraal van Holland en West-Vriesland". The small engraving measures 6 1/2" by 4 3/8" inside the mat opening and 9 1/2" by 7 1/2" framed. Houbraken was born in Dordrecht. He learned the art of engraving from his artist father Arnold Houbraken...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1930 item #1415723 (stock #JB04037)
After a drawing by the noted French artist JEAN-FRANCIS AUBURTIN (1866-1930), this is an engraving in sanguine colored ink by the noted Swiss artist GEORGES AUBERT (1886-1961). Both artists have signed their names in pencil, Auburtin at the left and Aubert at the right. The work measures approximately 14" on a side within the mat opening (not examined out of frame), and 20" by 18 1/2" as framed...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Pre 1970 item #1415722 (stock #JB04054)
A decorative print, 27" by 23 1/2" in its white wood frame with blue inner fillet, after the painting "Blue Bouquet" by the important modern French artist BERNARD BUFFET (1928-1999). The painting was produced in 1957, so the print likely dates to the late 1950's or early 1960's. There are light scratches at lower right measuring about 4", and some small loss areas at upper left showing as white spots...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Pre 1980 item #1415718 (stock #JB04063)
A pencil signed limited edition color print "We The People 1787", featuring Ben Franklin at printing press with assistants, evidently producing copies of the Constitution for distribution in the colonies. The work measures 18 3/4" by 25 1/4" and 25" by 32" framed/matted (wood frame, no glass). The artist signed in pencil at lower left margin and at lower right the piece is numbered 344/2000...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1900 item #1415716 (stock #JB01749)
**PAIR** of fine engravings, each 15 1/4" by 22 3/4", (24" by 30 1/2" as framed), from the famous series "The Voyage of Life", mid 19th century, after the series of four paintings of that title by the major American artist and founder of the Hudson River School, THOMAS COLE (1801-1848). All four images from the series are composed of imaginary scenes and are filled with allegory and symbolism...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #1415657 (stock #JB01293)
This is a matching PAIR of prints, one of shorebirds like snipe, the other of partridge-type fowl, each print measuring 13 1/2" by 19 1/2" inside the mat (18 1/2" by 23 1/2" as framed), both by ALEXANDER POPE, JR. (1849-1924), a noted American artist from Boston who is known for his Harnett style trompe l'oeil paintings of harvested wild birds, and sporting and wildlife art. Pope was from an upper class background, and he had a lot of time to paint...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Pre 1930 item #1415654 (stock #JB01744)
Original print in black and white, described on paperwork affixed to the backing as a Heliogravure, 10 1/4" by 8 3/4" inside the mat (26" by 22" as framed), not signed or numbered. The popular and familiar image is "Gabrielle et Jean" (after the famous painting of Renoir's wife and son). Heliogravure is described as one of the very earliest photographic etching processes. Apparently in 1919 at the artist's death, heliogravures were made of many of his popular paintings...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1800 item #1415651 (stock #JB04028)
By 18th century German etcher and engraver GEORG FRIEDRICH SCHMIDT (1712-1775), this is a fine and beautiful print, titled "Der Bartige Orientale" (The Bearded Oriental), signed in the plate at upper left "G F Schmidt fec" and dated there 1750. Engraved in the plate at lower left in French: "dedie a Monsieur le Comte Algarotti Chambellan de su Majeste Russienne par su tres humble et tres obeissant serviteur Schmidt" (dedicated to Mr...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1910 item #1415582 (stock #JB04035)
An etching on paper, measuring 14 1/2" by 10 1/4" inside the mat (21 1/2" by 16 1/2" as framed), signed in pencil at lower left margin and numbered 29/150 at lower right margin, with a dedication (in the plate) at upper left and date 5 November 1906, by the noted German Jewish artist HERMANN STRUCK (1876-1944)...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1970 item #1415574 (stock #JB04070)
Original late 1960's lithographic poster, "115 Bank Street", by the famed modern artist ALEXANDER CALDER (1898-1976), printed by Mourlot. The piece measures 28" by 21" in orange metal framing (not examined out of frame). It is in acceptable decorative condition, the colors bright, but due to past moisture exposure, there is a vertical rippling pattern and in the lower three inches, there is some water staining, as shown in the photos. A colorful addition to your modern interior. As mid cent...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1980 item #1415544 (stock #JB04017)
An original lithograph on heavy paper, unframed, pencil signed at lower left by the noted Israeli contemporary artist MENASHE KADISHMAN (1932-2015). The print, featuring Kadishman's trademark imagery, of a sheep's head, measures 29 7/8" by 19 3/4". The artist was born in Tel Aviv and by the late 1940's was already studying with sculptors Moshe Sternschluss and Rudi Lehman. In the early 1950's, the young Kadishman lived on a kibbutz, where he was exposed to sheep and shepherding; the experienc...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1970 item #1415543 (stock #JB04011)
By the well-known Slovenian artist ZORAN ANTONIO MUSIC (1909-2005) this is an unframed 1953 lithograph, titled "Femmes des Iles" (or, sometimes, "Femmes Dalmates"), signed in pencil at lower right and numbered at lower left 169/220. The sheet measures 15" by 22 1/2". Music was born in present-day Slovenia not far from the Adriatic Sea. He had his first one-man exhibition in the mid 1940's as war swept Europe. He was imprisoned by the Nazis and ended up at Dachau prison camp, where he was amo...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1800 item #1415533 (stock #JB04061)
A set of SIX framed engravings, each 14" by 9" and 16 1/2" by 12 1/2" identically framed, featuring architectural facades and urns, by the very well known eighteenth century Flemish architect and engraver JEAN FRANCOIS DE NEUFFORGE (1714-1791). Neufforge is known for his "Recueil Elementaire d'Architecture", a landmark publication of its time, late editions containing 900 engravings of all aspects of 18th century architecture. The work went through a number of editions beginning in the 1750's,...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Woodcuts : Pre 1970 item #1415520 (stock #JB04016)
Set of FOUR woodblock prints on special Kizuki Hosho paper from the Book-of the-Month Club series, circa late 1960's/early 1970's, each signed and bearing a red seal, by the important post-war Japanese sosaku hanga artist KIYOSHI SAITO (1907-1997). Saito was one of the first woodblock artists from Japan to be widely accepted by an international audience. After the war his work was exhibited at the Sao Paolo Biennale in 1951, and the recognition achieved there launched his commercial internationa...