"The First Prayer In Congress" Engraving Framed Under Glass
Item #: WA410
Description: "The First Prayer In Congress" Framed Engraving
The first prayer in Congress / painted by T.H. Matteson ; engraved on steel by H.S. Sadd. Print showing members of First Continental Congress with heads bowed, some kneeling on the floor, in prayer during the session at Carpenter's Hall in Philadelphia, in September 1774.
Materials: Engraving on paper. Oak frame and glass.
Dimensions: Height: 20" (print), 23-5/8" (framed). Width: 25" (print), 25-5/8" (framed).
Locality and Period: American. c.1850.
Comments: "The First Prayer In Congress" Engraving
Featuring Delegates: Ceasar Rodney, Edward Rutledge, T. Cushing, Ephilet Dyer, Samuel Adams, John Adams, Patrick Henry, John Rutledge, George Washington, Peyton Randolph, Col. N. Folson, Robt. Trent Paine, George Read, Silas Dean, Richard Smith, Philip Livingston, Thomas Lynch, Stephen Hopkins, John Dehart, William Livingston, Thomas McKean, Roger Sherman, William Paca, Rev. Deche, Samuel Rhodes, Col. William Floyd, Stephen Crane, Samuel Chase, John Morton, Thomas Mifflin, Charles Thompson, Richard Henry Lee, John Jay, Isaac Low, Benjamin Harrison, Samuel Ward.
Large Photogravure of Thomas Jefferson, 3rd American President
Item #: WA387
Description: Large photogravure print of Thomas Jefferson from a limited folio of official presidential portrait engravings and accompanying biography brief, first released in 1901. Portrait includes facsimile signature and small drawing of Monticello. Biography page having a brief biography of the 3rd American President.
Thomas Jefferson 3rd American President
Materials: Photogravure engraving on paper. Un-framed in plastic protector.
Dimensions: Height: 19-3/4". Width: 15-3/4".
Locality and Period: American. c.1901.
Comments: Nice portrait of Thomas Jefferson and biography.
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.
"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.
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.
Price: ***SALE***WAS: $175.00, NOW: $140.00***
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".