Recent Acquisitions

This is an original watercolor and ink was drawing done for the Book Poems of Childhood, 1943.  This work was painted by American artist and illustrator Everett Shinn.  This work is hand signed in the lower edge by Shinn.  Absolutely this is the original drawing that was used for the book, the printers proof is on the back of the frame.  The drawing measures 14X24 on illustration board, very good condition, archivally framed.  This image ,  was created for the for the book, Poems of Childhood by James Riley, published by Gosset & Dunlap, in 1943. 

$2650.00

This is a rare wood engraving by American artist Stefan Hirsch (1899-1964)  The title of this work is the Pencil Seller, created and printed circa 1930's.  This image pencil signed lower border has an image size of 12X9 inches.  The borders are a bit trimmed.

$475.00

This is an original wood engraving by American artist Hebert Waters.  The title is Waters Calves.  It is pencil signed lower border, printed with a blue toned ink.  The image measures  4 1/4X3 1/2 inches.

$325.00

This is an original pencil signed and titled wood engraving by Canadian artist Dorothy A. Stevens.  The title is: Tibor and Homer Unloading Lumber.  This wood engraving has an image size of 6X7 inches.  Printed on a medium weight wove type paper.

$275.00

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

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 came to us with the original printers proof containing the publishers notations on the final inking.  This image is titled The Raggedy Man, page 19.  The image measures 11 1/2X9 inches on a illustration board which measures 21X15 with publishers notes at the bottom edge.  The condition of the drawing is fine, the printers color proof has some old tape staining . 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

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 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

This is a fine Modernist lithograph by Russian born artist Alexander Archipenko.  The title is: Coquette.  This lithograph, printed in blue is hand signed lower right in blue pencil.  The image measures 14X10 inches.  It was published by Associated American Artists in New York, in 1950.  It was printed in an edition of 150, it appears in the Karshan catalog as image number 31.  Archipenko was active in the Cubist Movement while living in Paris, he later moved to the USA.  This lithograph is framed and in very fine condition, the original AAA Label is on the back.

$1450.00

This is a fine original wood engraving  by American artist Herbert Waters.  The title is: Christmas Eve at Century Mine.  It was created  and printed circa 1940.  Hand signed and titled in pencil.  The image measures 5 1/8X5 1/8 inches.

$275.00

This is an original pencil signed wood engraving by American artist Herbert Waters.  The title lower border is: Appalachian Mining Village, created and printed circa 1940.  This image measures 8X5 1/2 inches.  Printed in an edition of 70.

$375.00

This is a fine hand colored drypoint etching by French artist Paul Cesar Helleu.  This portrait is of the artist's daughter Ellen.  Created and printed in 1897 this etching measures 13X12 inches.  Hand signed in pencil lower left border.  Printed in a sepia toned ink and some touches of hand coloring.

$2850.00

This is a finely detailed etching by American artist Max Kuehne.  The scene is: New York from Weehawken, N.J.  It was created and printed circa 1930's.  The image measures 10X13 1/2 inches.  Pencil signed and titled in the lower border.  Printed on a J. Whatman medium weight laid type paper.

$495.00

This is an original wood engraving by American artist Herbert Waters.  The title is: Ohio in the Spring.  Hand signed and titled in pencil, also annotated as 2nd Ed. 14/62.  The image measures 5 3/4X10 5/8 inches.  Very fine condition, printed on a heavy weight wove type paper with deckeled edges.

$425.00