Prints and Books: Illustration Art

19th and 20th century original drawings and paintings created for publications or as designs, as well as some posters and chromolithographs. For 18th and 19th century prints, see our Genre & Humor section.

Advertisements & Magazine and Newspaper Illustrations

Sunday World Prints

The Sunday World
Posters
Late 19th C.
$250 to $450 each

Vintage Art Posters

Antique and Vintage Posters
European:
19th-20th C.
Color lithograph posters
$1,000 and above

Poster for Outing Magazine

Henry Sumner Watson
Poster for Outing Magazine
1895
$450

Posters for Recreation Magazine

Henry Sumner Watson
Posters for Recreation Magazine
1896
$2,000, set of 4

Critique

Critique
August 1915
Watercolor
$600

Bill Terry, Four Kings and Whichone Racehorse

Art Krenz
"Do You Know...?" Illustrated Sports Trivia Quiz
American: Early 1930s
Pen and ink
$800

Atlas Fruit advertisement

Atlas Fruit
Exporter Poster

Italy: c. 1900
Price on Request

Washington Square Outdoor Exhibition

George Grosz
Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibition
New York: 1934
Color process print
$900

Fancy Free Ball Original Illustration Art

Fancy Free Ball
American: 1954
Illustration art watercolor
Signed indistinctly
$550

Leroys Fashion Ad.

H.C. Williamson
Leroy’s Clothing
Gouache illustration
$350

Harvard Lampoon Football Satirical Cartoon

Harvard Lampoon Football Satirical Cartoon
Massachusetts: c. 1900-1930
Pen and ink
$750

Bayuk Philadelphia Hand Made Cigar

Bayuk Philadelphia Hand Made Cigar
American: c. 1920s
Color process poster
$1,800

Lincoln Automobile

Lincoln Car
Original Illustration
c. 1940s-1950s
$450

Kabetogama

Kabetogama: Minnesota's Favorite Playground
American: c. 1940s
Gouache
$450

Bell Telephone Mascot

Leo Rackow
World War II Bell Telephone Mascot
Pen and ink on board
c. 1940-1945
$600

F.I. California Port Wine Advertisement

F.I. California Port Wine
Original illustration art, c. 1940s
$450

Designs

Exterior: Reform Club

Fred Harpman
Exterior: Reform Club
American: c. 1956
Watercolor on board
$2,200

Tu et Moi

Art Deco Architect's Designs
Watercolors
French: 1930s
Various prices

Factor's House of Cards

George Factor
House of Cards
Gouache on board, 1962
$900

Art Deco Lighthouse

Art Deco Lighthouse
1947
$750

Midon Egyptian Motifs

Pedro F. Midón
Egyptian Motifs
Uruguay: 1968
$375

Foot Clowns

Necktie Designs
Mid 20th C.
$375

Light Bulb Study

Light Bulb Motif Design
Mid 20th C.
$250

Fashion and Historical Costume Prints and Paintings

For fashion
illustrations
see also
Fashion & Costume

Trophy of Musical Instruments

Frederick Elmiger
Trophy of Musical Instruments

c. 1940s
$950

Menocal Hat

Richard de Menocal
Large Headdress
$450

USAF Mobile Radar Tank

Alvin H. Schwartz
USAF Mobile Radar Tank
American: 1963
Gouache
$750

Western Union Life Spokane Stock Design

Western Union Life Stock Design
Chicago: 1916
Watercolor and conte crayon
$450

Diamonds

H.C. Williamson
Diamonds — Electric Street Sign Design
New York: c. 1910-1918
Gouache
$975

Ex Libris Pen and Ink Drawing

K. Hooper
Ex Libris
Pen and ink
England: 1900

New Year's 1938

Vernon Greene
New Year's 1938
$250

Sports

Ruth Curtis
Sports
Pen and ink
c. 1940s
$300

Shoe and Stick Telephone

Study of Shoe and Telephone
Pen and ink
Early 20th C.
$250

Williams Pie Illustration

Richard F. Williams
Pie
Ink and wash
$250

Humor & Whimsy

Barnes Rabbits

Culmer Barnes
Bunny Family
1880s
$550

Cady Ilustrations

W. Harrison Cady
Rhinoceros & Unicorn
Pen and ink
$1,800, the pair

Drawings from The Coon Alphabet

Edward Windsor Kemble
Pair of Drawings from A Coon Alphabet
American: 1898
Pen and ink on paper
Price on Request

Set of Cox Brownies, 12 Months of the Year

Palmer Cox
Brownies: Set of 12 Months of the Year Chromolithographs
1895
Price on Request

Coiffures

Jacques "Jack" Abeillé
Coiffures
French: 1901
Pen and ink
$950

Penguin Cards

Ed Stone
Do Me Something! Penguin Illustrations and Verse
c. Early 1940s
Pen and ink
$450, set of 72

college students

Blumenthal
The [College] Student

1909
Chromolithograph
$375

Golf - A Cross-Country Match

Stuart Travis
Golf -- A Cross-Country Match
New York: 1906
Chromolithograph
$600

Lobster with Gnomes

Hans Févéril
Lobster Pulling Gnome’s Tooth
Germany: 1908
Pencil
$550

High Heels, Rycroft

Rycroft
High Heels with Yale Student
Watercolor, 1949

Williams president

Richard Williams
President
Gouache
$750

Animals

Prys Animals Set of 3, Animals from Aardvark to Zebra

T. Prys
Animals
Dutch: c. 1930s
$4,200, set of 3

Heimburg North American Animal Illustration

R. Heimburg
North American Animals
Dutch: 1930s
$1,500

Heimburg Ducks Illustration

R. Heimburg
Ducks
Dutch: c. 1930s
$1,200

Dog Powering a Butter Churn

Arthur Burdett Frost
Dog Powering a Butter Churn
American: c. 1900
Watercolor
$1,750

Say, Pumpernickel

Edwin George Lutz
Say, Pumpernickel
American: Dec. 1, 1913
Pen and ink
$1,200

Ringling Bros. Circus Parade in Old Springfield

Robert Holcomb
Ringling Bros. Circus Parade in Old Springfield
American: c. 1930s
Pen and ink on paper
$400

Deer in Suburban Garden

Steven Dohanos
Deer in a Suburban Garden
American:
Mid 20th C.
Pen and ink and watercolor
$450

The Frog and the Bumblebee

Joanne Chapman
The Frog and the Bumblebee
American: 1949
Watercolor and gouache
$450

Partridge in Pear Tree

Partridge in Pear Tree
American: c. 1970s
Watercolor and gouache
$250

Narrative Art

Illustrations of Literature and Historical Events
Farnsworth Painting

Bill Farnsworth
Robert Fulton
Original painting for book illustration
c. 1999
$450

Theseus and the Minotaur for Tanglewood Tales by Nathanial Hawthorne

Theseus and the Minotaur from Tanglewood Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne
American: c. 1st Half 20th C.
Watercolor and gouache on illustration board
$2,400

Elmiger New York History Scenes

Frederick Elmiger
Scenes from New York History
Original paintings, 1960s
$1,800 to $2,400 each

History of the Bronx mural study

Angelo Magnanti
Early History of the Bronx, 4 Mural Studies
New York: c. 1938
Gouache
$4,900, set of four

Magnetic Variations of the World

Guy Murchie
Magnetic Variations of the World
American: c. 1954
Pen and ink on card
$1,800

Children's Book Illustration by Lisl Weil 'The City'

Lisl Weil
The City
New York:
c. 1940s
Pen and ink
$475

The Way to the Wealth in the Atom (Spinthariscope)

George F. Morrell
The Way to the Wealth in the Atom
British: 1923
Pen and ink
$450

Archive & Research

For research and reference, see our Archive of Sold Illustration Art.