Drawings

Ink and wash, image size 9 3/4 x 13 7/8 inches, inscribed on reverse "J. Bosch 1773 in de manier van N. Berchem met stoffazie na A.v.d.Velde" (In the manner of Nicolae Berchem [Dutch, 1620-1683] and Adriaen van de Velde [Dutch, 1636-1672]), framed.

$1250.00

This is a very rare find.  The original pen and ink study for the well known etching, The Sussex by British artist James McBey.  This was one of his best known WWI works.  The subject is the Sinking of the Sussex a British Mail Boat that was torpedoed by a German Submarine in the English Channel.  The Bow was blown off and the wreck beached on the sands near Boulogne.  This pen and ink is hand signed and located as Boulogne and dated 1916.  McBey was on site and did many studies of this scene of destruction.  This is one of the most finished studies done before he created the well known etching.  The image measures 8 1/4X15 1/2 inches.  Drawn on a watermarked laid type sheet.  The drawing needs restoration, foxing marks throughout the sheet.

$975.00

This is a fine original watercolor painting by British artist David Cox Sr. 1783-1859.  This painting of an English Cottage with a child at the gate measures 8 3/4X12 1/16 inches.  Signed and identified  on the back of the sheet.  This painting was last shown at Davis Galleries as par of a show of British watercolors from  the collection of Mr. Gordon Douglas.  in 1967.  The collectors stamp is also on the back of the sheet.  Labels from Davis Galleries are on the back of the frame.  Nicely framed with French mat.

$775.00

This is an original group of illustrations, all on a common illustration board for the work, Poems of Childhood by James Whitcomb RIley, published by Grosset & Dunlap in 1940.  Two are titled: Uncle Sidneys Logic and The Old Haymow.  These are done with watercolor and inkwash, unsigned but easy to identify in the finished book that it was done for.  The illustration board measures 20X15 inches.

$725.00

This is an original pen and ink illustration done for the Oscar Wilde Book, The Happy Prince and Other Tales.  Published by the Literary Guild of American Inc. in 1940.  This illustration is titled in pencil upper edge and signed with the artist's initials lower right.  Drawn on illustration board which measures 18X14 inches.

$700.00

Pastel on board, 9 x 12 inches, c. 1900, signed, in the original frame.

$700.00

This is an original pen and ink illustration for the Oscar Wilde story, The Happy Prince.  This image is signed, E. Shinn and dated 1940.  This book was   Published by the Literary Guild of American Inc. in 1940.  This work done on illustration board, the board measures 15X12 inches. 

$675.00

This is an original ink wash illustration by American artist Everett Shinn.  It was done for the book, James W. Riley Poems of Childhood, published by Gosset and Dulap, Chicago.  The board measures 20X15 inches, no signature on this illustration, but can be viewed in the published book, by Riley.  1943.

$600.00

This is an original pen and ink illustration done for the Story by Oscar Wilde, The Birthday of the Infanta.  This illustration was done for the book published by J.C. Winston, 1940, Philadelphia.   This image titled at the top edge The Infantas Birthday is on  illustration board which measures 18X14 inches, signed with the artist's initials lower right.

$575.00

Watercolor, image size 14 x 10 1/8 inches, dated 1885 and signed Geo. C. Bell

$575.00

Watercolor on paper, 5 3/4 x 7 5/8 inches, circa 1863, monogram lower left

$475.00

This is an original inkwash drawing, illustration by American artist Everett Shinn.  This image was done for the James Riley Poem, The Raggedy Man, published by Grosset and Dunlap 1943.  The image is described and titled in the lower border.  Unsigned, but easy enough to find in the Riley Book.  The illustration board measures 18X14 inches.

$450.00

This is an original pen and ink illustration done for the Oscar Wilde story, The Selfish Giant, published by John C. Winston Company, Chicago 1940. This illustration is titled in pencil in the upper edge and signed with the artist's initials lower right, drawn on illustration board.  The board measures 18X14 inches.

$450.00

This is an original pen and ink illustration by Everett Shinn, done for the story, The Selfish Giant by Oscar Wilde, published by John C. Winston Company, Chicago 1940. This illustration is titled in pencil in the upper edge and signed with the artist's initials lower left, drawn on illustration board.  The board measures 18X14 inches.

$450.00

Watercolor, image size 14 1/4 x 18 1/4 inches, laid down on board, unsigned but identification of location on back in French which indicates it's Cascade Flumen near Saint Claude, a small town in France.

$425.00