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". Rockwell also painted politically significant works, such as his cover illustration of Franklin D. read more...
Art & Architecture | Poems
ANSEL ADAMS The California native signed this message in red ink Poem Signed: "Ansel". 5½x3¼. One page. Dated ca. 1960. Features his address printed along top. Additional Message In Full: "Honest, its coming! I am home from the Southland, and am glad! Much more soon. read more...
Sale Price $680.00
JULES BRETON. Autograph Poem signed: "Jules Breton", 3½x2¼ card. Five lines in French. Not translated, but relating to Alpine slopes and love in the evening when the bells resonate. French Realist painter Jules Adolphe Aime Louis Breton (1827-1906) was known for his paintings of the idyllis French countryside. read more...
Sale Price $324.00
FREDERIC POOLE The English-born American painter has handwritten John William Burgan's poem "Petra" Autograph Poem signed: "Frederic Poole", 1 page, 5½x8½. He has handwritten the complete poem "Petra", originally composed by John William Burgan in 1845, and added a notation: "Re: Allenby in Palestine/and/Lawrence in Arabia" read more...
Sale Price $288.00