Portraits Prints, Art and Books

In this section we have portraits in various media, organized by the nationality of the subject of the portrait. Our selection focuses on people renowned for their achievements in the sciences, the arts, politics and government, exploration and business, as well as members of the aristocracy.

American

18th-19th Century
Martha Washington Relief Plaque

Martha Washington Relief Plaque
19th C.
$375

Portrait Bust of George Washington

Rudolf Uffrecht
Portrait Bust of George Washington
German: c. 1861
Terracotta
$900

Patriae Pater [Washington]

Rembrandt Peale
Patriae Pater [Washington]
Boston: 1827
Lithograph
Price on Request

General George Washington

John I. Donlevy
General George Washington
New York: Mid 19th C.
Engraving
$900

George Washington

P.F. Rothermel/
A.H. Ritchie
G. Washington
New York: c. 1850s
Mezzotint
$950

Benjamin Franklin Engraving

T.H. Matteson
Benjamin Franklin
c. 1845-50
$1,800

Benjamin Franklin Drawing Electricity from the Sky

Benjamin West
Benjamin Franklin Drawing Electricity from the Sky
Paris: c. 1900
Colored mezzotint
$1,200

Banvard Portrait Print

Charles Baugniet
Banvard of the Mississippi
London: 1849
Lithograph with tint stone
$750

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln
Chicago: c. 1864
$1,900

Cyrus W. Field

Cyrus W. Field
American:
19th C.
Carte-de-Visite photograph
$350

The Kings of Wall Street, 1882

The Kings of Wall Street 1882
Root & Tinker, New York: 1882
Chromolithograph
Price on Request

Nancy Luce, The Chicken Lady

Joseph W. Warren
Nancy Luce [Chicken Lady]
Fall River, MA:
c. 1860-70s
CDV photograph
$900

Poor Richard Illustrated: Lessons by Benjamin Franklin

R. Dighton/ O. Pelton
Poor Richard Illustrated: Lessons by Benjamin Franklin
Boston: 1859
Engraving, uncolored
$2,800

Davy Crockett Painting

Davy Crockett
c. 1950s
$2,750

George Custer

George Custer Illustrations
c. 1985
$450 each

James Fenimore Cooper plaque

Bela Janowsky
James Fenimore Cooper
Last of the Mohicans

Plaster of Paris plaque
Price on Request

Wood Relic from Mark Twain House in New York City

Wood Relic from Mark Twain House
1957
$250

American

20th Century
Charles Lindbergh Portrait Bust

Otakar Steinberger
Charles Lindbergh Portrait Bust
Paris: c. 1927
Cast metal
$1,200

Portrait of Grandma Moses

Rudolph Rissland
Portrait of Grandma Moses
American: c. 1950
Photograph
$700

Bald Head Club Photo

Bald Head Club of America
Hartford: 1923
Photograph
$425

Arturo Toscanini

Arturo Toscanini Conducting
Black and white photographs
c. 1930s-40s
$700, set of 3

Photographs of the Marjorie Martinet School of Art

Eareckson, Frittita and Culotta
Photographs of the Marjorie Martinet School of Art
Baltimore, Maryland: c. 1925
Sepia-toned photographs
Prices on Request

Buster Brown and Tige

Buster Brown and Tige — 1905 Broadway Production
White Studio, NY: 1905
Pair of cabinet card photographs
Price on Request

Chicago Bears: The Team of Stars

Chicago Bears: The Team of Stars
American: 1940
Photo process print
Price on Request

Bill Shoemaker Horse Racing Scenes

Douglas Warner Gorsline
Bill Shoemaker Horse Racing Scenes
American: c. 1950-1963
Oil on canvas
Price on Request

Myrna Loy and Donald Woods

Phil Berry
Myrna Loy and
Donald Woods

American: c. 1962
Gouache on illustration board
$475

Portraits of Arthur Ashe, Stan Smith and Vic Braden

Rick Johnson
Tennis Our Way [Arthur Ashe, Stan Smith]
American: c. 1998
Watercolor
$600

British

18th Century Mezzotints
Members of The Kit-Cat Club

Godfrey Kneller
Thomas Hopkins, Financier
London: 1732-33
$375

William O'Brien, Irish Actor

Francis Cotes
William O'Brien,
Irish Actor

Late 18th C.
$375

Wm. Henry West Betty, Aetates Suae 13

James Northcote
Wm. Henry West Betty, Actor

London: 1805
$375

The Rt. Honorable Edward Earl of Clarendon

Gerard Soest
Edward, Earl of Clarendon

Mid 18th C.
$375

Matthew Boulton, Industrialist

Carl F. von Breda
Matthew Boulton
London: 1796
Mezzotint
$375

The Honourable Samuel Barrington, Vice Admiral

Benjamin Wilson
Samuel Barrington
London: 1779
Mezzotint
$375

Princess Caroline

Hans Hysing
Princess Caroline of England

Mezzotint, 18th C.
$375

Mr. William Wollaston

John Faber
William Wollaston

London:
c. 1740-67
Mezzotint
$375

Philip Affleck Mezzotint

Philip Affleck,
British Naval Officer

London: 1792
Mezzotint
$550

The Lord Bury

Godrey Kneller
The Lord Bury

London:
Early 18th C.
Mezzotint
$475

Kneller Mezzotint - Lady Cromwell

Godfrey Kneller
Lady Elizabeth Cromwell
London:
c. 1699-1702
Mezzotint
$375

Ramsay Mezzotint - Lady with Turban

Allen Ramsay
Lady with Turban

[Eva Merthens?]
London: 1753
Mezzotint
$375

Phebe Portrait

Pieter Van Bleeck
Phebe

London: 1747
Mezzotint
$375

17th and 18th Century Engravings
British Monarchy - First Georgian Kings

Samuel Wale
British Monarchy
First Georgian Kings

London: 1747
$375

James by the Grace of God King of Great Britannie etc...

King James I and Prince Henry
London: 1621
$650

Busick Harwood

Sylvester Harding
Busick Harwood, British Anatomist London: 1790
$475

British

19th and 20th Century Prints, Drawings, Photographs & Sculptures
Royal Academy

Royal Academicians
London: 1802
$2,300

John Gower

John Gower
1844
Bronze
$4,200

Milton figurine

Milton Figurine
19th C.
$950

John Haighton, M.D. Lecturer on Midwifery and Physiology at Guys Hospital

John Haighton, M.D.
London: 1818
$450

Sir Thomas Gresham, Founder of the Royal Exchange, London

Sir Thomas Gresham
London: 1826
$350

Henry Callender of the Society of Golfers

Henry Callender of the Society of Golfers
London: 1916
Color mezzotint
$1,500

Josset Golfer

William Hughes by Josset
Bristol: 1962
$1,100

Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Tennyson
Kurz & Allison, Chicago:
Late 19th C.
Lithograph
$650

Sir Moses Montefiore

Sir Moses Montefiore
Vienna: 1884
$250

Tom Cribb, Champion of England

John Jackson
Tom Cribb, Champion of England
London: 1842
Hand-colored aquatint
$975

Fannie Hurst

Fannie Hurst, by Dorothy Wilding
c. 1938
$450

Lawrence

Young Gertrude Lawrence
c. 1910
$425

Vanity Fair Portraits

Vanity Fair
c. 1868-1917
$50 to $450 each

A Cricket Match Between Sussex and Kent

William Drummond & Charles Jones Basebe
A Cricket Match Between Sussex and Kent
London: c. 1860s-80s
Hand-colored lithograph
$2,400

Drawings by Thomas Derrick for Hakluyt Voyages

Drawings of New World Explorers by Thomas Derrick
for Hakluyt Voyages

c. 1927
$100 to $750 each

French

Henry IV of France and Catherine of Aragon

Henry IV, King of France and
Catherine of Aragon
French: Late 19th C.
Repoussé brass in walnut frames
$3,200, the pair

Portrait of Napoleon

M. Lavigue
Napoleon I
Berlin: c. 1820s
Lithograph
$600

Portrait of Napoleon

Nicolas-Toussaint Charlet
Napoleon I
Paris: c. 1820s
Hand-colored lithograph
$1,500

Portrait of Napoleon

Carle Vernet
Premier Consul
[Napoleon I]

Paris: 1st Half 19th C.
Hand-colored lithograph
$1,500

Portrait of Napoleon

Jacques-Louis David
Napoleon I
London:
2nd Q. 19th C.
Etching
$1,500

Charles aux Thuilleries

Charles X aux Thuilleries
Paris: c. 1780s
$350

Cavelier de La Salle 1640-1687

Pierre Gandon
Cavelier de La Salle
Engraving and etching, 1937
$1,200

Lafayette portrait

Gerard
Lafayette
Continental:
c. 1825
Lithograph
$600

Geille Portrait of Marquis de Lafayette

Amédée F.B. Geille
Lafayette
Paris: Early 19th C.
Etching
$600

Portrait of Lafayette

Ary Scheffer
Lafayette
Paris: Mid 19th C.
Engraving
$600

Portrait of Lafayette

Saintin/ Crehen/ Bufford
Lafayette
New York: 1856
Tinted lithograph
$800

Group of 17 Photographs of French Actresses

Albumen Cabinet Cards of
French Actresses

c. 1885-1910, $75 each

European

Alexander von Humboldt in His Study

Eduard Hildebrandt
[Alexander von Humboldt in His Study]
Berlin: c. 1848
Chromolithograph
$1,800

Portrait Bust of Alexander von Humboldt

Rudolf Uffrecht
Portrait Bust of Alexander von Humboldt
German: c. 1861
Terracotta
$900

Columbus Sighting America

Hermann Freihold Plüddemann
Columbus Sighting America
Massachusetts:
c. 1890
Jacquard silkwork
$750

Galileo Statue

Statue of Galileo
2nd Half 19th C.
$7,800

Drawings by Thomas Derrick for Hakluyt Voyages

Drawings of New World Explorers by Thomas Derrick
for Hakluyt Voyages

c. 1927
$100 to $750 each

Michelangelo

Vincenzo Campi
Michelangelo
SDUK, London:
c. 1827-1848
Engraving
$250

Chopin

Chopin
Kurz & Allison,
Chicago:
Late 19th C.
Lithograph
$650

Portrait of Tchaikovsky

Henry B. Goode
Tschaikovsky [Tchaikovsky]
Mid 20th C.
Pen and ink
$900

Elogies

Elogies of
Illustrious Italians

Parma: 1800
$275

Portrait of Schubert

Henry B. Goode
Schubert
Mid 20th C.
Pen and ink
$900

Portrait of Beethoven

Henry B. Goode
Beethoven
Mid 20th C.
Pen and ink
$900

Lucrezia Borgia

Correggio
Lucrezia Borgia
Rome: Mid 18th C.
Etching
$375

The Blind Homer

François Gérard
Homère [The Blind Homer]
Paris: 1816
Copperplate engraving
$950

Portrait of Socrates

Angelica Kauffmann
Socrates

c. 1782
$250

Sophocles

Peter Paul Rubens
Sophocles
Antwerp: 1638
Engraving
$950

Emperor Portraits

Roman Emperors
6 Framed Prints
$3,000, set

Romans

Roman Portraits
Bronze Medallions
$2,400, the pair

Leonardo da Vinci

Carlo Lasinio
Portrait of Leonardo da Vinci
Florence: 1791-96
Color-printed etching
$1,200

Jacopo Tintoretto

Carlo Lasinio
Self-Portrait of Jacopo Tintoretto
Florence: 1791-96
Color-printed etching
$700

Giulio Romano

Carlo Lasinio
Self-Portrait of Giulio Romano
Florence:
1791-96
Color-printed etching
$700

Archive

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