Antique Mezzotint Engraving "Children of Earl Gower" Framed Under Glass
Item #: WA352
Description: Mezzotint engraving after an original painting "Children of Earl Gower" by George Romney. Pencil signed by the publisher "Jacobi, RE-PROOF" in lower left margin. Pencil signed by artist "George P. James" in lower right margin. Framed under glass in carved gilt wood frame.
Materials: Mezzotint on paper. Gilt frame and glass.
Dimensions: Height: 12" (print), 19" (framed). Width: 14" (print), 23" (framed).
Locality and Period: c.1900.
Comments: The "RE-PROOF" is the second proof taken from an etched plate. The artist's or first proof is, of course, very expensive and far beyond the average pocket. Featuring 4 dancing girls in vibrant colors.
"Washington's Return to Mount Vernon" Framed Print Under Glass
Item #: WA389
Description: Color lithograph depicting George Washington greeted by his wife Martha upon his return to his home, Mount Vernon at the conclusion of the Revolutionary War. Heavy gilt frame with glass front.
Materials: Color print on paper. Gilt frame and glass.
Dimensions: Height: 16" (print), 21-1/4" (framed). Width: 22" (print 27-1/4" (framed).
Locality and Period: Unsigned. c.1876-1926.
Comments: Group scene of Mount Vernon family and staff as well as George Washington's military staff with Mount Vernon home in background.
"Garden of Allah" Large Format Print by Maxfield Parrish in Original Frame Under Glass
Item #: WA380
Description: Large format print of one of Maxfield Parrish's most popular subjects. Strong colors. "M P" artist's signature, copyright date (1918) and publisher (C.A. Crane, Cleveland) information in lower right. Original issue frame under glass.
Materials: Color print on paper. Original frame and glass.
Dimensions: Height: 15" (print), 18-1/2" (framed). Width: 30" (print 33-1/2" (framed).
Locality and Period: Cleveland. c.1918.
Comments: Dreamy scene in Parrish's signature strong colors and filtered light.
"The Battle of Lexington, Missouri" Engraving from Harper's Weekly, October 12, 1861
Item #: WA377
Description: Engraving depicting the Battle of Lexington, Missouri from the October 12th, 1861 edition of Harper's Weekly. Framed and matted under glass (contemporary frame etc.)
Materials: Engraving on paper. Modern frame and matting.
Dimensions: Height: 15-1/4". Width: 19-1/4". (framed)
Locality and Period: c.1861.
Comments: Crisp engraving with detailed scene from the 1861 Battle of Lexington.
C.1845 Hand Colored Stone Lithograph "The Presidents of the United States"
Item #: WA363
Description: A large stone lithograph poster featuring hand colored portraits of the eleven presidents to that point in history. An oval of state seal vignettes centered by George Washington and a list of presidential biographies including birth, inauguration, retirement and death dates through James K. Polk within a table of cornice and columns. Publisher's mark in lower center "Published by T. & E.H. Ensign, 160 Nassau St. NY". Laid to a mat type board.
Materials: Hand colored lithograph on paper.
Dimensions: Height: 40-1/2". Width: 31".
Locality and Period: New York. c.1845.
Comments: Bright coloring in a large format lithograph. Toning throughout, tear near John Adams, wear around edges.
Large Maxfield Parrish "Evening Shadows" Framed Print
Item #: WA351
Description: Large color print by Maxfield Parrish of a country home in background and boat at dock in foreground. Signed "Maxfield Parrish" in Lower right. Framed under glass.
Materials: Print on paper. Molded wood frame with glass.
Dimensions: Height: 22-1/2" (framed). Width: 18-1/2" (framed).
Locality and Period: American. c.1950's.
Comments: Beautiful evening colors Parrish was famous for.
Antique German Lord's Prayer & 10 Commandments Color Lithograph c.1880
Item #: WA350
Description: Color lithograph of illustrated 10 commandments and the Lord's Prayer in German. Framed in molded, gilt frame under glass. Marked with copyright info in lower left and "Maerz Litho Co. Buffalo, NY" in lower right.
Materials: Lithograph on paper. Molded gilt wood frame.
Dimensions: Height: 22" (framed). Width: 18" (framed).
Locality and Period: Buffalo, NY. c.1880.
Comments: Brilliant color illustrations.
WWI Era "Emancipation Proclamation" Print Circa 1919
Item #: WA310
Description: Polychromatic print on paper featuring Abraham Lincoln in center cartouche with American Eagle above. Portraits of notable African American's Frederick Douglas, Lt. Col. Otis B. Duncan, Paul L. Dunbar & Lt. Col. Franklin Dennison in each corner. Print framed under glass in decorative gilt frame. Published 1919 by E.G. Renesch, Chicago.
Materials: Print on paper. Wood and gesso gilt frame. Glass cover.
Dimensions: Height: 19-1/2" framed, 16" print. Width: 23-1/2" framed, 20" print.
Locality and Period: Chicago. c.1919.
Comments: Patriotic commemorative print celebrating contributions of African Americans during World War I. Some fraying around print edges.
Vintage 1920's Large Framed "Jesus Praying in Gethsemane" Print
Item #: WA308
Description: Large format color print of the iconic scene of Jesus praying in the Garden of Gethsemane. Molded gilt frame, under glass.
Materials: Print on paper. Molded gilt wood frame with glass.
Dimensions: Height: 21-1/2". Width: 43-1/2".
Locality and Period: c.1920-30.
Comments: This iconic depiction has been oft attributed to R. Atkinson Fox. Deep, unfaded colors with no curling or water stains.
Pair Signed Color Etchings by Josef Eidenberger (Austrian 1899-1991)
Item #: WA301
Description: Pair matted and framed color etchings under glass by Austrian artist Josef Eidenberger (1899-1991). Framed and sold through Ackerson's Fine Arts Studio in Kansas City, MO. (label on backs). Gilt wood frames. Delft, Netherlands and St. Wolfgang, Upper Austria depicted in oval format. Pencil signed by artist below oval image.
Materials: Etchings on paper. Gilt frames.
Dimensions: Height: 19" framed, 9" image. Width: 15" framed, 6-1/2" image.
Locality and Period: Austrian. c.1950-70.
Comments: Meticulous execution of detail in subtle colors as was the artist's trademark.
Price: $195.00 Pair
Antique Fish with Creel Print in Gilt Frame
Item #: WA238
Description: Chromolithograph print depicting a catch of fish flowing from a creel basket. Matted in gold oval and gilt framed behind old glass.
Materials: Print on paper. Giltwood frame.
Dimensions: Height: 25-1/4" framed. Width: 30-1/4" framed.
Locality and Period: c.1850-75.
Comments: Beautifully realistic execution and bright color. Some staining to lower edge of matte. Minor losses to outer frame.
Original Signed & Numbered Etching "Arrival of the Guests" by T.Mazi
Item #: WA004
Description: Color etching of guests arriving in the evening via gondolas to a grand home on the canals of Venice. Black reverse painted frame with gilt molding. Etching signed in lower right and numbered (285) in lower left. Behind glass.
Materials: Etching on paper.
Dimensions: Height: Frame 23", Image 17". Width: Frame 15-1/4", Image 10-1/2".
Locality and Period: Italian. c.1890.
Comments: Subtle colors and use of light portray a romantic scene in Venice.
"The Apothecary" Lithograph, Signed & Titled by the Artist William A. Smith
Item #: WA072
Description: The Apothecary is the creation of William A. Smith (American 1918-1989) and was produced in Paris, France by highly skilled printmakers under the supervision of the artist. Winner of many prizes and awards for prints, oils and watercolors, William A. Smith is represented in the permanent collection of many museums including the New York Metropolitan and Los Angeles Art Museums.
Dimensions: Height: Frame 34-1/2", Print 25-1/2". Width: Frame 28-1/2", Print 19-1/2".
signed & numbered Calvin Hoechlin print
Item #: WA128
Description: "Late Harvest" pencil signed "Calvin Hoechlin '67" and numbered "3/40". Framed and matted under glass.
Dimensions: Frame- Height: 27-1/2". Width: 18-1/2". Print- Height: 14". Width: 11".