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.
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.
Watercolor on paper, image size 13 1/4 x 18 1/8 inches, 1950, signed and titled in pencil, l.r. This is a study for the painting, "Debussy's Clouds," which was featured on the program for the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra's concert in December 1950.
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.
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.
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.
Watercolor on paper, image size 14 1/4 x 18 1/4 inches, laid down on board, unsigned but information on back in French denotes location.
Watercolor on chine colle. Image measures 8 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches in a 16 1/2 x 14 3/4 inch ornate gold frame. Unsigned.
Conte study, 1961, image size 13 x 10 1/4 inches, pencil signed, framed
Watercolor, image size 9 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches, titled in pencil upper left.
This is an interesting original drawing of a european fountain, it is unsigned but certainly reminds one of a number of post impressionist artists. We are unable to tell where this image occurred but it shows many people strolling around the Fountain. It is pencil, charcoal and whiting. The image measures 12X15 inches, drawing on a thin japan type paper tipped to a cardboard backing.
This charcoal drawing by John(Jack)Fenton measures 10 x 14 inches and is pencil signed on the lower right corner. In this image, Fenton depicts local characters gathering at the blacksmith shop to catch up on daily events. Fenton was a native of New York and studied at Columbia University and the New York School of Art. He became a painter, illustrator and teacher with his works exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago.
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