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.

 

$1450.00

This is an original watercolor and pencil drawing by American artist Ernest Fiene.  This study of a Sleeping Woman is signed and dated 1924 in the lower right corner of the image.  The artwork measures 12X19 inches.  Housed in a fine carved gilt frame with the Chicago frame makers label on the back.

$1200.00

This is an original ink wash illustration done for the book James W. Riley Poems,published by Grosset and Dunlap in New York in 1943.  This illustration on illustration board has the printers annotations and the description of title page number and "2 colors" in the printing.  The image measures 11 1/4X9 inches on a board which measures 15X9 7/8 inches.  This came to us in a portfolio of illustrations all 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.

$975.00

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

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

$750.00

Weve recently acquired a large portfolio of original artwork illustrations created by Everett Shinn for numerous books and publications.  Many with remarks to the printer as to how it was to be reduced or changed for the book.  These were all absolutely by Shinn, many signed, some initialed, all can be found in the books that he illustrated mostly in reduced sizes and with the addition of type setting.  Fine examples of the Illustrators art from the mid 1930s-40s.  This image was created for the for the book, Poems of Childhood by James Riley, published by Gosset & Dunlap, in 1943.  This original ink wash drawing is annotated at the bottom edge as Title Page, page 5, to be done in black and white. Faintly written out above and below the image is the title "Poems of James Riley and illustrated by Everett Shinn" The image measures 11 X9 inches on a illustration board which measures 21X15 with publishers notes at the bottom edge.  The condition of the drawing is fine, the borders have some chipping and soiling, but the image looks fine. . A fine example of the  illustrators art "   This illustration was from the book "A Special collection of Riley's classic poems, with new illustrations by Everett Shinn created especially for this edition by the Artists and Writers Guild in 1943.

$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 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 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

Weve recently acquired a large portfolio of original artwork illustrations created by Everett Shinn for numerous books and publications.  Many with remarks to the printer as to how it was to be reduced or changed for the book.  These were all absolutely by Shinn, many signed, some initialed, all can be found in the books that he illustrated mostly in reduced sizes and with the addition of type setting.  Fine examples of the Illustrators art from the mid 1930s-40s.  This image an ink wash,  was created for the for the book, Poems of Childhood by James Riley, published by Gosset & Dunlap, in 1943. .This image is titled "Through Sleepy Land", Page 31.  The image measures 12 1/2X 4 3/4 inches   on an illustration board which measures 20X15 with publishers notes at the bottom edge.  The condition of the drawing is fine,  A fine example of the  illustrators art "   This illustration was from the book "A Special collection of Riley's classic poems, with new illustrations by Everett Shinn created especially for this edition by the Artists and Writers Guild in 1943.

$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 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 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 pen and ink illustration done for the Oscar Wilde story, The Fisherman's Soul.  This image was to be page 38 in the story,  Published by the Literary Guild of American Inc. in 1940. The image measures 8X6 1/2 inches, drawn on illustration board which measures 9X7 3/4 inches.

$675.00

Watercolor, 20 x 23 in., signed lower right

$650.00