Stunning woodblock diptych (double) print titled Willow, signed Lihe, numbered 16/175. Note the very fine paper leaves laid into the design at the left foreground. Handmade embossed paper margins: floral at top and bottom and wood grain at sides. Originally acquired by Dunn and Bradstreet for their museum collection. This item is on display in our gallery at OLD SAYBROOK ANTIQUES CENTER and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 MIDDLESEX AVE OLD SAYBROOK, CT 06475. For hours of operation visit: http://www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
Salvador Dali EA (artist's edition) colored woodcut engraving "The Dwellers of Prato, Hell Canto 15" from The Divine Comedy Suite, published 1965, signed lower right, EA edition of the artist on lower left. The Divine Comedy suite consists of 100 color woodcut engravings, one for each stanza or canto, created between 1960 and 1964, after 100 watercolors painted between 1951 and 1960. The original B F H Rives watermark is shown in one photograph. This woodcut engraving was created after the watercolor that illustrated the 15th stanza or canto. The work is referenced at number 1064 in the 1960 catalogue raisonné by Ralf Michler and Lutz W. Lopsinger. Measures 10 x 13 inches. In the mid 1950s, the Italian Minister of Culture commissioned Salvador Dalí to illustrate Dante’s "Divine Comedy," to be published in 1965, in 6 slipcased volumes, in honor of the 700th anniversary of Dante’s birth in Florence in 1265. This item is on display in our gallery at OLD SAYBROOK ANTIQUES CENTER and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 MIDDLESEX AVE OLD SAYBROOK, CT 06475. For hours of operation visit: http://www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
Richard Claude Ziemann etching Maple Leaves and Vines, 1978-80, signed lower right. Excellent condition. The silver leaf frame measures 30.25 x 38 inches and the sight area measures 29.5 x 21.5 inches. Richard Claude Ziemann was born in 1932. He is the foremost etcher-engraver of landscapes in America. He received in BFA and MBA from Yale University; and he has taught at Yale, Lehman College, and Hunter College, CUNY, where is Professor Emeritus. He was artist in residence at University of Massachusetts, Amherst; University of Notre Dame, and Dartmouth College. He is the recipient of a Fulbright Grant, Tiffany Foundation Grant, and National Institute of Art and Letters Grant. Mr. Ziemann lives and creates new works at his home in Chester, CT. His work is displayed in America's major museums including the National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution; the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC; The Library of Congress, D.C.; Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Yale University Art Gallery. Solo exhibitions include Manchester Community College, CT; Rhode Island College, Providence; Jane Haslem Gallery, DC; Alpha Gallery, Boston; Bowdoin College Museum of Art, , Brooklyn Museum of Art, Francis Kyle Gallery, London, Peter Rose Gallery, NYC.
The Ancient Chappel adjoining to the Bishops Palace at Hereford, Vetusta Monumenta. Lettered above image top right corner: "Vol. I. P. XLIX", within image below frame top centre with "1737" and the title, on ribbon hanging from frame on left: The Western Front of the Bishops Chappel / call'd St. Magdalen's.", on ribbon hanging from frame on right: "A Plan of the Chappel / underneath St. Magdalen's.", on ribbon on bottom of frame in centre with information about the building over three lines, and below coat of arms outside frame: "Sumptibus Soc. Antiquar. London. 1738."; lettered on plan of chapel with dimensions.. The chestnut frame measures 18 x 20 inches and the engraving measures 12 x 15 inches. The condition is quite good with just some minor foxing. There is another copy of this in the British Museum, acquired in 1850.. This item is on display in our gallery at BRANFORD ANTIQUES & HOME DESIGN 824 EAST MAIN ST.BRANFORD, CT O6405 open 7 days. Formerly Clocktower Antiques. For hours of operation and directions go to www.BranfordAntiques.comIf you wish to browse our entire inventory please go to OneofaKindAntiques.com...... We also offer a consultation service www.AntiquesConsultant.com,..... as well as an online price guide at PriceMyItem.com.
Berndl's antique hand colored etching of the Austrian City Hall, 1883. The silver leaf frame measures 20 x 27.5 inches and the etching measures 12 x 20 inches. Very good condition, professionally framed. Two old label on the reverse state: City Hall, Vienna, Hand colored etching by Berndl, 1883. #838 Dorotheum Auction at the Kunstpalais, June 1987. On completion of the "Neue Wiener Rathaus" 12, September 1883, Lot #838 Dorotheum Auction at the Kunstpalais, June 1987. If you wish to browse our entire available inventory please go to OneofaKindAntiques.com. We also offer a consultation service AntiquesConsultant.com, ... as well as an online price guide at PriceMyItem.com. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut please add the CT state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes, tariffs or customs that might apply.