- Category = prints & posters
'Les Artistes', plate No.3
Paris: 1838. Hand coloured plate taken from the work Les Artistes by Gavarni. It shows an artist and his muse sharing some champagne. Under the image it reads: La Madelaine c'etait une femme qu'avait fait des betises n'est pas m'sieu Henry ? A Mort ! Page has a small water stain on the bottom left and adhesive residue mark to the outer top edge. Otherwise very good - and scarce - work. It would be perfect for framing. 340 x 260 mm (13½ x 10¼ inches).Book ID: 3069More details Price: £75.00
Les Cent et Un Robert-Macaire. Numero 85 - Robert-Macaire aux carreaux
Paris: Aubert et Cie, 1839. Robert Macaire is an unscrupulous fictional character who appears in a number of French plays, films, and other works of art. A series of images was drawn by Daumier and appeared first in the Charivari from 1836 to 1838. These were collected in to the book Les Cent et Un Robert-Macaire, and this is creation number 85 Robert-Macaire aux carreaux, with a small area of text underneath in French. Comes under passe partout, perfect for framing. 265 x 210 mm (10½ x 8¼ inches).Book ID: 2991More details Price: £40.00
Les Fruits de la Passion
Gorgeous colour etching on Velin d'Arches® paper. Part of a series, circa 1979. Signed by the artist in pencil to the lower right. Impression / image size: 37 x 46 cm. In a very good condition, with just two very small pinholes in the etching; at the top left and one at lower right. Not in a frame. 680 x 540 mm (26¾ x 21¼ inches).
Leonor Fini (1908–1996) was an enigmatic Argentine born painter, often associated with the Surrealist movement. Fini's self-portraits and mythological paintings focused mainly on eroticism and dreams.Book ID: 3095More details Price: £90.00
1680. Engraving from: Diverses figures hiéroglyphiques peintes par Raphael d'Urbin dans une des salles du Vatican à Rome. Navigation: a caryatid holding an oar; after the figure designed by Raphael for the stanza d'Eliodoro; on white ground. Etching and engraving. A little marking, particularly to the top left corner, but a nice example of this engraving 430 x 215 mm (17 x 8½ inches).Book ID: 3179More details Price: £50.00
Nurse and Patient - original vintage print
Deux enfants jouant au malade et à l'infirmière - millésime original affiche
1930. Scarce! Delightful image of a young girl acting as the nurse to a small boy (possibly her brother) who is ill in bed. He doesn't seem to be keen for her assistance! Undated, but estimate circa 1930, and no print history. 505 x 370 mm (20 x 14½ inches). René Vincent (1879–1936) was a French illustrator who worked in an Art Deco style and became famous for his poster designs.
Condition: In a very condition having been kept in a frame. A little sun faded (again due to frame), but otherwise perfect. Verso has some residue from being tipped-in at some point.Book ID: 2872More details Price: £100.00
Old Chairs to Mend.
A lovely twentieth century image from the "Cries of London" series, signed by Appleton.
Edition: First Thus
London: Henry Graves & Co, 1907. Printed by A. Salmon of Paris. The "The Cries of London" has been a recurring theme in English print making for over three centuries. The series of thirteen paintings by Wheatley were amongst the most popular. Originally published as print 10 in the series, St Paul's can be been in the background. Engraved by Thomas G. Appleton. Signed in pencil by Appleton to the bottom right. The impressed area is 450 x 360 mm (17¾ x 14¼ inches).
Condition: Overall this is in lovely condition. The image is clean and bright. There is a touch of light foxing to the cream paper surrounding the print (but not the print itself).Book ID: 1752More details Price: £30.00
Original artwork for Van Nelle's Varinas Rotterdam Tobacco Packaging
Rotterdam: 1923. Art Nouveau / Jugendstil paper design used to make in to a bag for the tobacco Van Nelle's Varinas from Rotterdam. This is for the Gold Label tobacco. 360 x 300 mm (14¼ x 11¾ inches).
Condition: Beautiful original condition. One tiny mark to the paper. Otherwise spotless.Book ID: 2125More details Price: £250.00
Original Chinese Cultural Revolution Era Poster: 'Long Live the Three Red Flags'.
Shanghai: People's Fine Arts Publishing House, 1968. Poster shows Mao walking through fields, with a worker's hat in his hand. Blank to verso. 760 x 520 mm (30 x 20½ inches). The Cultural Revolution, or Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, was a sociopolitical movement in China from 1966 until 1976.
Condition: In a very good condition, with just one very small tear at the top, which has been neatly repaired at some point (almost imperceptible from the front).Book ID: 2753More details Price: £225.00
Page from Jugendstil / Art Nouveau calendar 'April'
Kalenderblad april met varkens
Amsterdam: Tresling & Comp, 1903. Original colour lithographic page from a 1904 calendar designed by Th. v. Hoytema. This hard to find page is for the month of April 1904, and illustrates a sow and her six piglets in a field. With an ornamental border of cloverleaves and other flowers. Below are the dates of the full moon, and the Zodiac sign of Taurus. Under cream passe partout. In very good condition. 440 x 210 mm (17¼ x 8¼ inches). Whole item, including passe partout: 600 x 270 mm (23½ x 10¾ inches).Book ID: 2933More details Price: £100.00
Parrot / Papegaai
1947. A limited edition print by Dutch figurative painter Kees Salentijn. Colourful parrot numbered # 59 of 120; on rag paper. Signed by the artist. The image is sized 240 x 170 mm (9½ x 6¾ inches). It is held behind passe partout and in an aluminium glazed Barth frame. The item is sold in the frame. Total size: 335 by 300 mm (13¼ by 11¾ inches). Beautiful condition. Frame is also in excellent condition. Kees Salentijn was born in 1947, and attended the Rijksacademie voor Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam with O.B. Kat as his mentor.Book ID: 3096More details Price: £150.00
A Short History of the Illustrated Placard, with many Reproductions of the most Artistic Examples in all Countries
London: George Bell & Sons, 1895. Original grey and black hardback boards. Gilt titles. A little marking to the top of the front board. A touch of bumping to the boards. Internally clean, with just a touch of darkening to the end papers. Frontis illustration by Toulouse Lautrec. Numerous illustrations both in text and full-page plates on glossy art paper. Xvi, 368 pp. 225 x 150 mm (8¾ x 6 inches).Book ID: 3153More details Price: £110.00
Posters by Painters
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1978. First edition. Limited edition of 500 copies (no limitation shown in book). Softback. The cover is a bright poster by Peter Blake entitled 'Babe Rainbow'. The cover has a folding flap that has a stencil of the title and shows the rainbow through. Covers are in very good condition. The flap has slight creasing to the inside. Internally the book is in as new condition. 29 full colour posters by famous artists, including Blake, Lindner, Glaser, Barnet, Lichtenstein, Warhol, Matisse, and many others. Posters are suitable for framing, but that would make you a 'book breaker' - so please don't! 29 pages. 405 × 290 mm (16 x 11½ inches).Book ID: 3037More details Price: £150.00
Rembrandts Statue, Amsterdam
Darmstadt: G. G. Lange, 1860. Original steel engraving of Rembrandt, in Rembrandtsplein in the centre of the city of Amsterdam. Undated, but circa 1860. Taken from: Het Koningrijk der Nederlanden - presented in a series of picturesque views drawn from nature. Under a grey mount / passe partout, so it's perfect for framing. Very good condition. 325 x 265 mm (12¾ x 10½ inches). Actual image size: 150 x 115 mm.Book ID: 3066More details Price: £20.00
Rock Graphic - 10 Ans d'Affiches de Rock and Roll
Paris: Henri Veyrier, 1976. First French edition. Large colour illustrated softback. The original English version was entitled: 'Get on Down, a decade of Rock and Roll Posters'. The book is full of fantastic posters: The Who, Blue Oyster Cult, Roxy Music, Bob Dylan and more, and includes several festival posters. Covers a little rubbed, but otherwise in a very good condition. Mick Farren was a British musician, writer, singer, and author who had a long association with the UK underground and counter culture. He led a colourful life; including being interviewed by John Peel, writing for NME, and being associated with the (UK) Hells Angels. 95 pages. 380 x 255 mm (15 x 10 inches)Book ID: 3042More details Price: £80.00
Scène de Théâtre. Signed and limited etching
1982. The etching is numbered in pencil to bottom left, # 124 of 250 copies. Signed by the artist in pencil to the lower right. Circa 1982. In a very good condition, with just two very small pinholes in the etching; at the top left and one at lower right. Small tear (1cm) to right hand edge of print. Not in a frame. Impression / image size: 43 x 36 cm (17 x 14¼ inches). Leonor Fini (1908–1996) was an enigmatic Argentine born painter, often associated with the Surrealist movement. Fini's self-portraits and mythological paintings focused mainly on eroticism and dreams.Book ID: 2937More details Price: £140.00
Scène romantique avec Pierrot et Urlequin - signée
Paris: Galerie Lutetia, 1926. Signed oval shape drypoint etching with aquatint, and small detail coloured by hand. Circa 1926, Paris. The etching depicts Pierrot in an embrace with a woman, watched from the bushes by Harlequin. The work is signed in pencil by Jean Hardy on the bottom, lower right. Numbered in pencil # 165 of 350. In plate: Paris, copyright Galerie Lutetia. Print is now unframed, in excellent condition, with just the edges showing signs of previous framing. 510 x 610 mm (20 x 24 inches).Book ID: 2984More details Price: £250.00
Signed limited print of a cellist
2003. Copy # 33 of 50. Limited lithograph of a cellist by the German artist Aloys Ohlmann (1938 - 2013). The work is part of a 'Good luck for 2004' New Year message (in pencil) to a friend from the artist and his wife, Maria. Also inscribed in pencil on the reverse, with artist's stamp, framed under passe-partout and glass. Can be sold with or without frame. Postage costs will differ. 275 x 190 mm (10¾ x 7½ inches).
Aloys Ohlmann studied at Werkkunstschule Saarbrücken; and was a co-founder of der Gruppe Sieben Künstlerforum Galerie in Zwinger.Book ID: 3093More details Price: £110.00
Santa Monica: Editions Mirage, 1980. Silver screenprint in frame. Signed in pen (to bottom left), also signed in the plate. Size: 760 x 480 mm (30 x19 inches). If sold online - will be sent without frame. Erté was a Russian artist and designer known for his glamorous opera sets, jewellery, costumes, and graphic arts. His work is quintessentially emblematic of the Art Deco style in its use of tapering lines and simplified ornamentation inspired by the natural world.Book ID: 2161More details Price: £300.00
Soviet Political Posters
Leningrad: Aurora Art Publishers, 1973. First edition. Stiff card folding portfolio containing a booklet (Text In English, French and Russian) and an attractive set of 32 Soviet Political Posters. Each poster is 400 mm x 295 mm. The portfolio has design in Russian to the front cover. There is a little fading and marking to the predominantly white boards. The booklet is tipped onto the front board. Posters are in excellent condition. To the rear of each poster is the name of the artist and date.Book ID: 2832More details Price: £125.00
Table de l'Ordre des Chiens
Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1755. Beautiful hand coloured engraving from Table de L'Ordre des Chiens produced by Georges-Louis Leclerc, comte de Buffon (1707-1788). This table of dog genealogy was a fold-out plate found between pages 228 and 229 of Volume 5, published in 1755 (Volume 1 published 1749). 290 x 400 mm (11½ x15¾ inches).
Condition: Centre fold, with nice deep impression and very clean. Blank to verso.Book ID: 2907More details Price: £80.00