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Japanese Ando Woodblock Print
Antique Ando HIROSHIGE Japanese Woodblock "MISHIMA" 53 Stations of Tokaido Print. Antique Japanese woodblock print by Ando (or Utagawa, Ichiyūsai, ) Hiroshige (1797-1858). Woodblock is titled ôMishima: Morning Mistö, and was from the series Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido Road (also known as the First T˘kaid˘ or Great T˘kaid˘). Mishima is the 11th rest station along the Tokaido Road. Originally published by Hiroshige in 1833. Believe this one is a re-published series produced in the early 1900s from recarved woodblocks? Publisher: Takenouchi Magohachi , Takemago, Hoeid÷. Overall washi size is 8-1/2" x 6-3/4". Overall printed area is 7-1/4" x 5-3/8". It is in very nice condition with no tears, stains or creases. Nice details, signatures, vivid multi-layered coloring. Comes from a fine estate and is ready to be framed and displayed.



Icart Style Antique Etching Aquatint
Art Deco NICOL Etching LADY Icart Boudoir Style Framed Fresh from an estate attic. Antique framed aquatint etching. Signed in pencil "Nicol". Oval etching of pretty young lady gathering flowers in her basket, with plate mark around the edge. Frame measures 17-3/4" x 11-3/4". 10-1/2" x 8" on the oval etching area. There does not appear to be any blind stamp, or watermark, but I have not opened this up to see it first hand. The paper appears to be wove with lite texture. There does not appear to be any tears or holes and the coloring is still quite vivid and bright and does not appear to have been subjected to sunlight when displayed. There is no foxing. There is some stains on the border and some on her dress area. I've shown several pictures so you can see the quality and its condition. I've cleaned the front glass, but it really needs to be opened up and cleaned and have the old dingy cardboard backing replaced. I'll leave that to you.

Jack Cooley Church Hill Downs limited
                          edition print, expressionist
RARE Ltd Ed PRINT Signed JACK COOLEY 1974 Churchill Downs! Fresh from a fine estate and offered for auction is this gorgeous limited edition expressionist print by the listed artist, Jack Cooley (1923-2008). Jack was a well known African-American artist, who settled and began his artistic career in New Orleans back in the 1950's. This print was produced in 1974 and is dated, signed and #'d. It depicts racing jockeys on horseback as they round the corner at the track. The track is not named and could be Churchill Downs, or more likely a depiction of one of the horse racing tracks in the New Orleans area since Jack was known for creating works of art that depicted the many varied aspects of his adopted city. Print is numbered 638 of 1000, and has both the printed signature and the artists signature. This amazing print was custom framed by the Collectors Gallery in Lexington, Kentucky years ago. Print features a complimentary brushed gold metal frame, with orange and tan matting. Overall measurements 24-1/4" x 28". Site is 17-1/4" x 21-1/4". Jack was an icon of New Orleans and his artwork is widely collected. The print, glass and frame are in very nice condition. It would make a stunning addition to any collection. Professional packaging for safe arrival.

Bert Cobb Etching German Shepherd
Authentic 1920's artist proof etching by the renown listed artist Bert Cobb. Title: Luchs, Portrait of a German Shepherd. Size: 14-1/2" x 11-1/2". Pencil signed by the artist on the bottom right, title is bottom left, and inscribed signature on the etching below the dogs neck. Excluded from the numbering as it was an A.P. This wonderful work of art is original as exhibited, matted, framed, behind glass, paper backing sealed still with Gallery label on back. The work was offered for exhibition by Bert Cobb at the C. W. Kraushaar Art Galleries in the early 1930's. Documentation label on the back reads: from: C.W. Kraushaar Art Galleries, 680 Fifth Avenue, between 4th and 5th Streets, NEW YORK, Established in 1885, "LUCHS", A.P. ETCHING by BERT COBB. This artist proof was printed especially for Bert Cobb and was part of his personal collection. It was one of the first printings pulled off of the fresh "stone" and given to the artist for him to determine the plate finished and ready for production. It would have been one the sharpest and most vivid of any that was produced. The artwork and frame is in very nice condition still overall, with no signs of abuse (tears, stains, holes). There is a small spot by the dog's ear and two more (lighter) lines on the background that appear to be a slight scuff to the paper? On the whole the artwork and matt have a aged (yellowed ) appearance. The overall size of the frame is 15" x 17-1/2". There is some lite scratches to the glass from storage. Original A.P. etchings by Bert Cobb are not offered often. Past gallery offerings and quality auction house results show values of his following run etchings (not artists proofs) valued at $800. to $1400. No results were found for A.P.'s.

Antique Lithograph Print Lone Girl in
This is a beautiful old lithograph of a lone girl in a boat. All original, matted behind glass, in its original frame. There in no signature viewable but maybe one under the matting? The print is in excellant condtiion with no holes, stains or visible tears. Its coloring is vivid and unfaded. Produced in the late 1800's and is an authentic print. It measures 19-1/4" x 12" overall on the frame. Visible print size is approx 14" x 7-1/2". The gilted wood frame has some rubs and flakes and one of the ornate golden metal clasps on the corner has broken through in the cener and is just laying in place. The paper backing is long gone. Wire hanger still attached. Take a look. It is a fine quality lithograph and with some restoration or replacement of the frame it would be a lovely addition to any collection.