Fine Art

  • # 20479

    CLIFFORD, Robert (c.1842-1905); HOY, Choie (Charles) Sew (c.1838-1901)

    Portrait of Chinese community leader, merchant and gold-dredger Choie Sew Hoy and an unidentified European woman, Dunedin, New Zealand, 1870-73.

    Albumen print photograph with hand colouring, carte de visite format, 104 x 64 mm (mount), verso imprinted ‘R. Clifford, Artist, Fleet Street, Dunedin’; the albumen print is in very good condition with a couple of light surface marks; the faces of both sitters have subtle pink tinting, and the lady’s hair ribbon is tinted light …

  • # 19887

    SHAKESPEARE, William

    The dramatick writings of Will. Shakspere,

    with the notes of all the various commentators; printed complete from the best editions of Sam. Johnson and Geo. Steevens. London : John Bell, 1786. Together with the Annotations, John Bell, 1787. Eighteen volumes (in nineteen), duodecimo (14.5 cm), contemporary full tree calf, gilt border, contrasting morocco title labels to spines, gilt tooling, engraved plates, …

  • # 20016

    WALLIS, John (Senior)

    Wallis’s new dissected map of Asia

    Engraved from the latest authorities for the use of young students in geography. London (42 Skinner Street) : John Wallis, circa 1813. Engraved map of Asia and Australia, trimmed as issued without title or imprint, original hand colouring, pasted on wood and dissected into pieces (two of which are in facsimile, the Caspian Sea and central …

  • # 19684

    LINDHARDT, Knud

    Europe’s Gay Gateway. See wonderful Copenhagen via SAS

    [Copenhagen : Scandinavian Airlines System, circa 1956]. Offset lithograph, 970 x 720 mm, printed lower left ‘Printed in Denmark – Interprint A/S Stosv 1860’, light handling marks, else fine. A fabulously kitsch 1950s travel poster for the Danish capital, designed by Knud Lindhardt. The poster was issued in two sheets in mirror image, of which …

  • # 20115

    [GILL, S.T.]

    The Melbourne Rose. Part II.

    London : Joseph, Myers & Co., 1862 (printed in Hamburg by C. Adler’s Printing Establishment). Chromolithographed and engraved folding card in the shape of a rose, custom mounted in a perspex display stand, with the original gilt-printed envelope honouring Burke and Wills (two old tape stains); a very good example. A significant and very rare …

  • # 19682

    ICART, Louis (1888 - 1950)

    Miroir de Venise

    Etching printed in colours, with additional hand colour, 505 x 505 mm (plate line); 730 x 610 mm (sheet), signed in pencil Louis Icart lower right, artist blindstamp (windmill with L. I. monogram) lower left, copyright line upper left, dated New York 1937. In a charcoal custom timber frame measuring 865 x 750 mm. Louis Icart …

  • # 19773

    INTERNATIONAL NEWS PHOTOS INC.; [KINGSFORD SMITH, Charles, Sir, 1897-1935]

    Charles Kingsford Smith and crew of the Southern Cross before the east-west crossing of the Atlantic, June 1930.

    Press photograph, silver gelatin print, 200 x 250 mm, unmounted; verso with wet stamp of International News Photos Inc., and typed caption label: ‘Portmarnock, Ireland. Left to right, Capt. J.P. Saul, navigator, Captain Charles Kingsford-Smith, pilot, M.E. Van Dyk, assistant pilot, and J.W. Stannage, wireless operator of the plane “Southern Cross”, pictured just before their …

  • # 20248

    BRACK, John

    An original lithograph of a standing nude with Chinese screen

    Lithograph, 390 x 278 mm (plate line), fine condition, in black timber frame, measuring 650 x 525 mm. Printed in an edition of 200 copies. Unsigned and unnumbered as issued. An original lithograph intended for the publication John Brack nudes. Fifteen original lithographs. (Melbourne: Lyre Bird Press, 1982), this example from unbound sheets sourced from the …

  • # 20251

    BRACK, John

    An original lithograph of a seated nude with cushions and rug

    Lithograph, 420 x 300 mm (plate line), fine condition, in black timber frame, measuring 680 x 545 mm. Printed in an edition of 200 copies. Unsigned and unnumbered as issued. An original lithograph intended for the publication John Brack nudes. Fifteen original lithographs. (Melbourne: Lyre Bird Press, 1982), this example from unbound sheets sourced from the …

  • # 20249

    BRACK, John

    An original lithograph of a seated nude with rug

    Lithograph, 415 x 298 mm (plate line), fine condition, in black timber frame, measuring 680 x 550 mm. Printed in an edition of 200 copies. Unsigned and unnumbered as issued. An original lithograph intended for the publication John Brack nudes. Fifteen original lithographs. (Melbourne: Lyre Bird Press, 1982), this example from unbound sheets sourced from the …

  • # 20252

    BRACK, John

    An original lithograph of a reclining nude

    Lithograph, 455 x 300 mm (plate line), fine condition, in black timber frame, measuring 680 x 545 mm. Printed in an edition of 200 copies. Unsigned and unnumbered as issued. An original lithograph intended for the publication John Brack nudes. Fifteen original lithographs. (Melbourne: Lyre Bird Press, 1982), this example from unbound sheets sourced from the …

  • # 20247

    BRACK, John

    An original lithograph of a seated nude

    Lithograph, 390 x 275 mm (plate line), fine condition, in black timber frame, measuring 650 x 525 mm. Printed in an edition of 200 copies. Unsigned and unnumbered as issued. An original lithograph intended for the publication John Brack nudes. Fifteen original lithographs. (Melbourne: Lyre Bird Press, 1982), this example from unbound sheets sourced from the …

  • # 19686

    DELAUNAY, Sonia (1885-1979)

    Hommage à Sonia Delaunay

    Paris : Musee national d’art moderne, 1975. Lithograph, 650 x 500 mm, minor handling marks, else fine. Custom framed in black timber. The career of Russian-born colourist Sonia Delaunay spanned seven decades, from the Belle Epoque to the 1970s. After studying in Germany, in 1905 she settled in Paris, where she would remain for most …

  • # 19690

    DELAUNAY, Sonia (1885-1979); FRONZONI, A. G. (1923 - 2002)

    Sonia Delaunay exposition rétrospective

    Grenoble : Musée de Grenoble, 1974. Screenprint, 680 x 440 mm (sheet), designed by Jacques Damase, minor handling marks, else fine. Custom framed in black timber. The career of Russian-born colourist Sonia Delaunay spanned seven decades, from the Belle Epoque to the 1970s. After studying in Germany, in 1905 she settled in Paris, where she would …

  • # 19689

    DELAUNAY, Sonia (1885-1979); FRONZONI, A. G. (1923 - 2002)

    Sonia Delaunay “1925”

    Paris : Galerie de Varenne, s.n. (circa 1975). Screenprint, 690 x 442 mm (sheet), designed by Jacques Damase, minor handling marks, else fine. The career of Russian-born colourist Sonia Delaunay spanned seven decades, from the Belle Epoque to the 1970s. After studying in Germany, in 1905 she settled in Paris, where she would remain for …

  • # 19688

    DELAUNAY, Sonia (1885-1979); FRONZONI, A. G. (1923 - 2002)

    Sonia Delaunay

    Brussels : Gallery Espace “2000”, 1973. Screenprint, 600 x 440 mm (sheet), designed by Jacques Damase, light surface wear, minor handling marks, else fine. The career of Russian-born colourist Sonia Delaunay spanned seven decades, from the Belle Epoque to the 1970s. After studying in Germany, in 1905 she settled in Paris, where she would remain …