American Drawings

This is an original charcoal drawing of a Bird Hunter and his Dog by American sporting artist Aiden L. RIpley.  The Drawing is signed upper right corner A. L. Ripley.  And dated 1927.  The image measures 22X16 inches.  Drawn on an Strathmore illustration board.  This drawing is archivally framed and is in fine condition.

 

$2450.00

Graphite on paper, image size 18 1/4 x 18 3/4 inches, signed in pencil lower left, framed

$750.00

This is an original watercolor and ink wash illustration done for the Book of James Riley Poems of Childhood.  Identified at the bottom as Frontispiece Page 6.  Published by Grosset and Dunlap, Chicago.  The image measures 11 1/4X9 1/2, unsigned, but can be found in the published book.  Done on illustration board which measures 20X15 inches.

$750.00

This is an original ink wash watercolor illustration by American artist Everett Shinn, created for the Book: James W. Riley Poems This book was  published by Grosset and Dunlap in New York.  in 1943.  This work on illustration board has printers notes in the borders and the title: The Old Swimming Hole, Pages 32 + 33.  The illustration measures 11X9 inches on a board measuring 20X12 inches.  This came to us as a portfolio of illustrations by Shinn.  Many are described as to what book they were used  for.  Many  of these illustrations were hand signed or initialed by the artist.  This one has no apparent signature but it is easy to look up where it was used.  It is a fine and finished drawing by this important American artist and illustrator.

$750.00

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

This is the original pen and ink illustrations by Everett Shinn, used for the Oscar Wilde book  The Happy Prince and Other Tales.  Published by the Literary Guild of American Inc. in 1940.  The Seven works are for: The Happy Prince,The Infanta's Birthday, The Young King, The Fisherman and his Soul, The Star Child, The Nightingale and the Rose and the Selfish Giant.  All seven illustrations are on a common illustration board as drawn for the book.  The board measures 14X18 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

Watercolor, 20 x 23 in., signed lower right

$650.00

This is an original pastel drawing by Boston artist Clarence E. Braley.  The view, Breakers at Sunrise has an image size of 15 1/2X19 1/2 inches.  It is nicely framed with a carved art deco molding.  The painting is signed lower left 'C. Braley". Created circa 1890's  This is a beautiful tonalist work.  

$625.00

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

This is an original watercolor painting by American artist Chester Russell Loomis.  This 19th century painting of sailboats at sunrise has a  site size of 5X10 3/4 inches.  It is housed in what appears to be the original gold frame with gilt matting.  The frame measures 10 X15 3/4 inches.  The painting is hand signed C.R. Loomis lower right corner.  A few very light foxing marks, unobtrusive.  The work looks very fine just as it now appears.

$495.00