OLAF WIEGHORST - SKETCH BOOK SIGNED IN PEN AND INK - HFSID 354519 - HFSID 354519
OLAF WIEGHORST 10 pages of sketches by the master artist. Sketch book signed: “Olaf Weighorst”. Signed along right edge of cover. 10 pages (bound) of sketches. 3 pages blank. Pen and ink on paper. 9 x 12. ½ inch separation of cover and pages at right binding, ¼ inch separation of cover and pages at left binding, otherwise fine condition. Olaf Wieghorst (1899-1988), is best known for his poignant paintings of the American West. His work graced calendars and illustrated magazines, and commanded good prices from art collectors. Many of his pieces are on display at the Olaf Wieghorst Museum in El Cajon, near San Diego. Wieghorst was a circus stunt rider in Denmark before emigrating to the US at age 19, and he appeared in two John Wayne movies.
CAMILLE PISSARRO - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 12/27/1892 - HFSID 284372 - HFSID 284372
CAMILLE PISSARRO The painter signs a richly detailed, 4-page handwritten letter to his wife Julie (1892), discussing business and family affairs, and expressing frustration at mail delays Autograph Letter signed: "C. Pissarro", 4 pages (front and verso), 4½x7. Eragny (France), 1892 December 27. To"My dear Julie". In French, translated in full: "One cannot rely on the punctuality of the mail these days; would you believe that your letter to Lise only arrived here yesterday, thus too late to be communicated in time; I hope that you were nevertheless on time at your aunt's. Something else even more extraordinary, I received yesterday the letter that you sent to Lucien on Saturday, the imbeciles at the Hotel who know my name, even though Lucien is staying with them, still sent the letter to me; I thought it would be useless to send it back because it would have come back to me, and besides it was too late. The 2 p.m. train just came by, nobody. Lucien wrote that he would perhaps miss it and would be on the 3:45. I enclose herewith a letter from Mrs. Mirbeau that must be answered.
NORMAN ROCKWELL - LITHOGRAPH SET SIGNED - HFSID 283911 - HFSID 283911
NORMAN ROCKWELL Limited edition set of seven lithographs based on Rockwell paintings used to illustrate Benjamin Franklin's Poor Richard's Almanack. Each 25½x19½ lithograph in the set has been signed in pencil by Rockwell and is numbered. Lithograph Set signed: "Norman Rockwell" in pencil. Set of seven color lithographs, each 25½x19½. Each one is numbered (111 of 200) and signed by the artist. Loose sheets of handmade Velin d'Arches paper. Pulled at Atelier Mourlot, Paris. The 7 lithographs, based on Rockwell's paintings for the Heritage Press edition of Poor Richard's Almanack (1964) are titled: "Benjamin Franklin's Philadelphia", "The Drunkard", "Ben's Belles", "The Village Smithy", "Ye Olde Print Shoppe", "The Golden Age" and "The Royal Crown". The set is laid into a gilt-stamped, brown cloth clamshell box. Noted American artist/illustrator Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) is best known for his realistic and humorous scenes of small town life in America. He painted over 300 covers for the "Saturday Evening Post" (1916-1965) after beginning his career at age 18 as an illustrator for "Boy's Life".
LEROY NEIMAN - ORIGINAL ART SIGNED - HFSID 350515 - HFSID 350515
LEROY NEIMAN 1987 Lenny Dykstra personally owned, original artwork by LeRoy Neiman Original Artwork titled "Slugger" and signed "LeRoy Nieman '87" 17 x 23 visible. This distinctive work from the most famous name in sports art was apparently either commissioned by or gifted to Dykstra by Neiman and captures "Nails" in the distinctive pinstriped uniform of that glorious World Championship era. The painting is titled "The Slugger" and autographed by Neiman in pencil at bottom right. It is professionally matted and framed (not by the Gallery of History) to an overall size of 32x38.5". Dykstra's pawn tags remain affixed to the back of the frame. LeRoy Neiman (1921-2012) is best known for his brilliantly colored, energetic illustrations. Based in New York City, he is recognized as the consummate sports artist of the 20th century. In1972 he was named the official artist for the Olympic Games. He was designated the outstanding sports artist in America by the Amateur Athletic Union (1976) and was given the Olympic Artist of the Century Award in 1979, and Sport Artist of the Year Award in 2007.
WESTERN ARTISTS AND WRITERS - ORIGINAL ART SIGNED WITH CO-SIGNERS - HFSID 289631
WESTERN ARTISTS AND WRITERS: OLAF WIEGHORST, EARL EDER, JOE BOEHLER, STAN LYNDE, J. K. RALSTON and MANY OTHERS 34x35½ buckskin, signed by an impressive collection of Western artists in the 1970s, triple matted and custom framed for display. Some of the artists have added drawings in a Native American theme. Many signers have strong connections with the State of Montana and the Blackfoot Nation. Original Art signed: Buckskin bearing nearly 100 signatures. An unknown artist has drawn a large teepee in the center of the buckskin. Many of the signers have embellished their autograph with Western-themed drawings (teepees, horse heads, cattle brands, etc.). Some have dated their signatures, with the range of dates extending from 1970 to 1977. Many of the signers have a close connection with the state of Montana. The signers include the following: OLAF WIEGHORST (1899-1988), born in Jutland, Denmark, is best known for his poignant portrayals of the American West. Wieghorst's paintings have sold for more than $450,000. and his signed Lithographs for up to $12,000. His most famous work, Native Madonna, was published as a lithograph in 1972. Sioux painter and sculptor EARL EDER (b.
FREDERIC REMINGTON - AUTOGRAPH NOTE ON ORIGINAL ART SIGNED - HFSID 273227 - HFSID 273227
THE NOTED WESTERN ARTIST WRITES OF HONG KONG AND DRAWS TWO CARTOONS ILLUSTRATING WHERE THE BEST SCOTCH IN CHINA CAN BE FOUND FREDERIC REMINGTON The noted western artist pens os Hong Kong and draws two cartoons illustrating where the best scotch in China can be found Autograph Note on Original Art Signed: "Frederic Remington", 2p, 8x6½, front and verso. Matted, not in the Gallery of History style, to 13x11½ (both sides visible). New Rochelle, New York, no date, Monday. On imprinted "Endion" letterhead to "My dear Julian", journalist Julian Ralph. In full, as written: "Much obliged for the photo. - The[y] move like the patients in a chiropodists ante-room. But its a good photo. - I see there are the G-darndest plagues going in in Hong Kong - Foo-Chin - Ko-so - Fol-hi and other Chinese settlements on the coast that it aint safe this side of the Big Correl fence - I think any man who will go to China would go to Hell for a Pastime.
NORMAN ROCKWELL - ORIGINAL ART ON TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/10/1970 - HFSID 283415 - HFSID 283415
NORMAN ROCKWELL Saturday Evening Post illustrator Norman Rockwell drew an original blue ink picture of a dog on this typed letter, which he signed in 1970. Interestingly, this letter, on his personalized stationery, is an apology that he can't send the recipient a sketch or drawing! With original mailing envelope. Original art on typed letter signed "Norman/Rockwell" in blue ink. 1 page, 6x7¾, on Rockwell's personalized stationery. With 4¾x1½ blue ink drawing near bottom edge. March 10, 1970. In full: "Dear Lachie MacLachlan: Thank you for your letter and for all the nice things you said about my paintings. I am really sorry but I just don't have any sketches or drawings that I could send you, so I am returning your check. Again, than you for your interest in writing to me. Cordially,". Lightly toned and creased. Paper clip impressions near top and bottom edges, which touch drawing but not signature. Light ink smudges in body of letter. Rust stain near bottom edge. Lightly discolored on verso (no show-through). Folded in half and unfolded. Otherwise in fine condition.
FREDERIC REMINGTON - PEN & INK DRAWING SIGNED YOURS FAITHFULLY, NEW ROCHELLE, NY 08/20/1897 - HFSID 350394 - HFSID 350394
FREDERIC REMINGTON Remington creates a remarkable pen and ink drawing of himself holding painter's palette. Original Art Signed "Yours faithfully / Frederick Remington / New Rochelle NY Aug 20 '1897" 3 ¾ x 3. Overall size of 9 ½ x 8 ¾. Not framed by the Gallery of History. Fine condition. Frederic Remington (1861-1909), a prolific Western artist, was chiefly known for his portrayals of the Old West, where he traveled extensively. His works, which usually depicted cowboys, Indians and horses, are notable for their authenticity of detail. Beginning in 1886, Remington produced more than 400 illustrations for the nation's ten leading periodicals, including "Century Magazine", in which Remington illustrated articles written by his friend, Theodore Roosevelt. Sent to Cuba in the 1890s by newspaper publisher William Randolph Hearst, who was actively promoting war with Spain, and returning in 1898 to cover the U.S.
PIERRE-AUGUSTE RENOIR - ORIGINAL ART UNSIGNED - HFSID 285999 - HFSID 285999
PIERRE AUGUSTE RENOIR Unsigned aquatint "Tourne à Gauche" portrait of Pierre Auguste Renoir's son, Claude Renoir, circa 1904. Aquatint, unsigned. B/w, 11x13¼ overall, image 9¾x12 (two surfaces). Aquatint "Tourne à Gauche" portrait of his son, Claude Renoir, circa 1904. Facsimile of Renoir's signature, produced by the same process, appears below the image. Pierre Auguste Renoir (1841-1919), a leader among the Impressionists, is best known for his landscapes and paintings of figures and flowers. Renoir, who also enjoyed painting his children, also painted Claude, the youngest of his three sons (born in 1901 when the artist was 60), at his easel (1907) and dressed in a clown costume (1909). Dry mounted. Edges slightly soiled. Mounting remnants on verso (no show through). Overall, fine condition. Mounted, not in Gallery of History style.Not reviewed by us for conservation integrity. "As is" mounting purchase.
CHESTER GOULD - ORIGINAL ART SIGNED 02/14/1971 - HFSID 285920 - HFSID 285920
CHESTER GOULD He signs an original mechanical art for camera-ready set-up of a "Dick Tracy" comic strip published on Sunday, February 14, 1971 Original Art signed: "Chester/Gould," two 23x12½ sheets attached to form one 23x25 sheet. Original mechanical art for camera-ready set-up. "Dick Tracy" for Valentine's Day, Sunday, February 14, 1971. Tracy thinks he has cornered the Chameleon, one of the bizarre criminals created by Gould. In the "Crimestoppers Textbook" note at top right: "st. valentine's day massacre - seven gangsters gunned down in garage 42 years ago!"Chester Gould (1900-1985) introduced crime and violence into the comics with his creation of "Dick Tracy", the first non-humorous comic strip, which debuted in the "Detroit Mirror" on October 4, 1931. Gould drew the strip, which was praised for its realism, for 46 years, two months and 21 days before retiring on Christmas Day in 1977. Dick Tracy was a modern deductive investigator who cleverly for hunted clues, fingerprints and even footprints.
NORMAN ROCKWELL - "THE LOBSTER MAN" LITHOGRAPH SIGNED 1/200 - HFSID 348064 - HFSID 348064
NORMAN ROCKWELL This print of the artist's illustration "The Lobster Man" is signed by him in the bottom-right corner Lithograph Signed: "Norman Rockwell". Actual image 18x23. Color. "The Lobster Man". NORMAN ROCKWELL (1894-1978) captured scenes from American life in his magazine covers and illustrations, often noted for their humorous and accurate depictions of 1940's and 1950's life. Rockwell's drawings, however, were skillfully executed with minute attention to detail and were so realistic that they usually resembled photographs rather than paintings. Hepainted over 300 covers for the The Saturday Evening Post (1916-1965) after beginning his career at age 18 as an illustrator for Boy's Life. In addition to his many works for the Post, Rockwell illustrated the "Boy Scout Calendar" from 1926-1976. Rockwell published his autobiography, Norman Rockwell, My Adventures as an Illustrator, in 1960. Eight-inch tear along back of frame in paper backing. Frame side panel on right side open from lack of adhesive.
NORMAN ROCKWELL - ORIGINAL ART SIGNED - HFSID 350638 - HFSID 350638
NORMAN ROCKWELL Saturday Evening Post illustrator Norman Rockwell draws a familiar picture of a dog on personal letterhead. Original art with signed note: "Faithfully / yours / Norman Rockwell". 1 page, 5½ x 6½ on Rockwell's personalized stationery. Framed to an overall size of 18 x 18½. No date. In full: "Thanks for the [illegible]". Fine condition. Accompanied by an unsigned photograph of Rockwell working in his studio. Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) is an American artist and illustrator best known for his realistic and humorous scenes of small-town life in America. He painted over 300 covers for the Saturday Evening Post from 1916 to 1965 after beginning his career at age 18 as an illustrator for Boy's Life. His art, drawn with attention to detail, had an air of simplicity and sentimentality. Rockwell's popularity grew because his art seemed to be, for everyday Americans, a mirror-image of real life. His subjects ranged from American presidents to Mark Twain characters to the man who delivered his mail.
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