Old Master


Apollo and the Python
1557-1620, Italian

This Old Master engraving by the Italian artist Agostino Carrachi measures 9 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches, plate signed, after the painting by Bernardo Buontalenti, some repairs.


Het Gesprek (The Conversation)
1629-1658, Dutch

This 17th century engraving by the Dutch artist, Cornelius Visscher, measures 9 7/8 x 8 1/2 inches, c.1655, on laid paper with partial collectors seal on back. "A.V. Oftade pinxit et excud., C. Visscher fecit aqua forti. and Ger. Valk Excudit" printed on bottom margin. Born into the city of Haarlem during the early decades of the 17th century where a diverse artistic community prospered, Visscher became one of the most accomplished and celebrated printmakers of the time.


Adrianus Stalbent
1599-1641, European

This is an original engraving by Paulus Pontius after the painting by Anthony Van Dyck. The image size is 9 5/8 x 6 3/4 inches, c. 1700s, inscribed "Ant. van Dyck pinxit" and "Paul. du pont sculpt" in the lower left margin, with the title and a phrase in Latin below the image, with the original Kennedy Gallery label. Stalbent was a Flemish landscape painter and friend of Anthony Van Dyck when this portrait was painted.


Portrait of Rembrandt

An interesting Old Master print of an artist gazing out at the viewer with a blank canvas at his back. Measures 7 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches, c. 1400's, unsigned.


Dorothea Comtessa of Sunderland
1613-1682, French

This is an original engraving by Pierre Lombart after the painting by Flemish Baroque artist Anthony Van Dyck. Image size 13 5/8 x 9 3/8 inches, published in Paris 1660, on an early laid type paper with thread margins, framed.


Han Cartouche
1690-1755, French

This engraved tailpiece by Louis Scotin measures 3 7/8 x 4 7/8 inches. "Han a Deified King" is printed within the image with the artists name on the lower center margin.


Of Such is the Kingdom of God
1746-1823, British

This engraving of a child entering Paradise by William Dickinson, after a painting by Reverend Matthew W. Peters, measures 19 7/8 x 14 3/4 inches. Published in London in 1795 by the Macklin Poets Gallery.


Le Sabot
1736-1807, French

This French engraving by Saint-Aubin measures 7 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches. It is from a set of six engravings. The plate is initialed and all text in and below the image is in French.


Band of Peasants, Resting in  the Mountains

This etching measures 3 1/16 x 3 inches. Illegible signature in the plate.


Death Cartouche
1610-1664, Italian

This etching attributed to Stefano della Bella measures 6 1/2 x 8 3/8 inches. Bella was an Italian painter and printmaker, studying in Rome under the patronage of the Medici Family.

Painting

Russian Soldier on a Horse
$14500.00
1882-1967, Russian/American

A wonderful painting by the "father of Russian Futurism", David Burliuk. Oil on canvas board, 13 x 13 inches, framed, signed on the lower left. Painted with heavy impasto brushwork. Burliuk studied at the Royal Academy in Munich and at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. In his most active period he participated in many important avant-garde exhibitions in Kyiv, Moscow, St. Petersburg, and Munich. The appearance of the Futurists, as they called themselves, liked to wear gaudy waistcoats, sometimes painted animals on their faces, and wore wooden spoons in their lapels.

Print

Passy Ancien et Nouveau, Paris
1895-1975, American

Lithograph, image size 12 1/4 x 11 inches, 1924, cat. BPL-217, plate signed

Drawing

The Gathering Crowd
1881-1939, American

This is an original ink drawing on paper, image size 6 7/8 x 11 inches, 1933, signed and dated in the lower right corner. Hopper Emory was born in Baltimore, Maryland and had a successful career in banking before he turned exclusively to his artwork. He traveled to England where he studied at the Heatherly School of Art in London, then returned to Maryland where he became known for his delicately rendered architectural and maritime etchings.