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Muscular Male Nude
Located in Miami, FL
Stunning light-infused male nude study with high contrast that creates a tension between the connected proportions of the body. The nude has a stately demeanor even though it's mostl...
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1950s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Charcoal

Delices
Located in Florham Park, NJ
House of Bernard Founded 1905. Watercolor over pencil. Some with gold or silver leaf highlights Paris, France. Coats, 1923. Evening dresses, 1926. French fashion has influe...
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1920s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Pen, Plexiglass, Rag Paper, Archival Paper, Silk, Archival Tape, Waterco...

French School 19th Century, A Muskeeter, original pencil drawing
Located in Paris, FR
French school 19th Century A Muskeeter Pencil on paper 26.5 x 17 cm Bears a signature "F. Roybet" in the lower right In quite good condition, bears some visible foxings, In an old m...
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1890s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Carbon Pencil

Edouard Detaille (1848 1912), Three studies of horses, original signed Drawing
Located in Paris, FR
Edouard Detaille (1848-1912) Three studies of horses 16 x 10 cm Pen and ink on paper Signed lower left The third study on the lower right has been cut from an other sheet and added...
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1880s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

Seated Male Nude
Located in New Orleans, LA
New Orleans/Washington State artist Lue Isaac shows off her remarkable draftsmanship with this classical nude figure drawing. Framed and ready to hang. Proudly presented by Guy Lyma...
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2010s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Conté

Edouard Detaille (1848 1912), The Young Paperboy, signed watercolor
Located in Paris, FR
Edouard Detaille (1848-1912) The Young Paperboy 16.5 x 20.5 cm Watercolor and brown ink on paper Signed lower right In good condition, the paper is slightly yellowed by time, some o...
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1880s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink, Watercolor

“Bavaria”
Located in Southampton, NY
Sepia watercolor with touches of gouache (the snow in the peaks of mountains). No apparent signature. Condition: good. Beautifully fully rendered mountain landscape with solitary ...
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1820s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor, Gouache

“Napoleon Bonaparte”
Located in Southampton, NY
Watercolor on paper of Napoleon Bonaparte and his soldiers attributed to the French artist, Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier. Napoleon is shown on the white horse. Circa 1860. Unsigned...
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1860s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Ingres, 'Study for the Archangel Raphael of Saint-Ferdinand Chapel', Paris
Located in Petworth, GB
Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (1780-1867) Study for the Archangel Raphael of the Saint-Ferdinand Chapel in Paris Pencil. Old label on the back "Reproduced pl.26 in Collection of 120 ...
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19th Century Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Pencil

Bacchanal scene with nymp and Satyrs, pencil on Paper signed and dated 1778
Located in Paris, FR
A Nymph and two Satyrs Signed lower right "................fecit" and dated 1778 Grey wash over charcoal and brown ink, on laid paper 27 x 40.5 cm / 10.5 X 16 inches Framed : 51 x...
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1770s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Pencil

'Napoleonic Guard at the Cathedral of Uspensky Sobor', Moscow, French Militaria
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Initialed lower left, 'C.H.' for Charles Constantine Hoffbauer (French, 1875-1957) and painted circa 1900. Accompanied by the original artist-signed mat, original backing with inscr...
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1940s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Gouache

Set of three watercolour drawings of 19th Century Italian costumes, Naples
Located in Petworth, GB
Michaela de Vito (Italian fl. 1830) Costume di Limosani, Provincia di Teramo; Costume di Villabadessa, Provincia di Teramo; Costume di Schiavi, Provincia dell’Aquila. All in the regi...
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19th Century Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Pair of British hunting watercolours, 19th Century with dogs and wildfowl
Located in Petworth, GB
Circle of Henry Thomas Alken (British 1785 – 1851) A gentleman shooting wildfowl; and a gentleman instructing his pointers The latter indistinctly signed (lower right) (a pair) Water...
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19th Century Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Elegant Couple in Conversation
Located in Miami, FL
Signed, dated and inscribed lower right: "To Erika my collaborator with sincere admiration Howard Chandler Christy 1911" Provenance: Morris Weiss collection
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1910s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Gouache, Pencil

Boats at the Dock
By Stephen Seymour Thomas
Located in Dallas, TX
gouache with pen and ink signed "Seymour Thomas" at lower right
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20th Century Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Gouache, Pen, Ink

Variations on a Theme II (Cecilia)
Located in New Orleans, LA
At once sensual and elegant, this remarkable watercolor is the work of Scottish painter Sir William Russell Flint. One of the most celebrated watercolorists of the 20th century, Flin...
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20th Century Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

George Frederic Watts 'Get thee beyond me, Satan', 19th Century British drawing
Located in Petworth, GB
George Frederic Watts OM RA (British, 1817 – 1904) Get thee beyond me, Satan red chalk on paper 10.5/8 x 8.1/2 in. (27 x 21.5 cm.) Provenance: From the private estate of David Loshak...
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19th Century Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Chalk

18th Century Italian head study of a Roman maiden
Located in Petworth, GB
Attributed to Giovanni Battista Cipriani (Italian, 1727 – 1785) A head study of a Roman maiden Sanguine, pencil and pastel on paper 7.1/2 x 5.7/8 in. (19 x 14.8 cm.)
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18th Century Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Pastel, Pencil

George Frederic Watts OM RA, study of Clytie, British, 19th Century
Located in Petworth, GB
George Frederic Watts OM RA (British, 1817 – 1904) Study for Clytie Black chalk on paper 4.1/2 x 7 in. (11.5 x 18 cm.) (to site edge) Provenance: Chapman Collection.; With Julian Har...
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19th Century Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Chalk

George Frederic Watts OM RA studies of mischief drawing, British 19th Century
Located in Petworth, GB
George Frederic Watts OM RA (British, 1817 – 1904) Studies of Mischief, circa 1873 Pen and brown ink on paper 6.1/2 x 8.3/8 in. (16.5 x 21.3 cm.) Provenance: From the private estate ...
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19th Century Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink, Pen

Jacques-Louis David original 18th Century drawing of 'The Young Athenians'
By Jacques-Louis David
Located in Petworth, GB
Jacques-Louis David (French, 1748 – 1825) THE YOUNG ATHENIANS DELIVERED TO MINOS Pen and ink and pencil Inscribed ‘androgena poenas exolvene Cadis acropide justi’ (lower edge), and i...
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18th Century Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink, Pen

Eric Gill sketch of an angel, British early 20th Century
Located in Petworth, GB
Eric Gill (British 1882 – 1940) Angel Pencil on paper 4.3/8 x 1.5/8 in. (11 x 4 cm.) Provenance: The Manner Gallery, Royston
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20th Century Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Pencil

Edouard Detaille (1848 1912), A soldier at attention, Original Drawing
Located in Paris, FR
Edouard Detaille (1848-1912) A soldier at attention dated 1879 and dedicated to his brother Henri (see below) 17.5 x 6.5 cm Signed with the monogramm lower right The paper is slighlt...
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1880s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

Seated Parisian Woman, Charcoal Drawing, Circa 1905
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1905-1909 charcoal and pastel drawing on paper is by American artist John Whitworth Robson (1881-1946). After graduating from the Yale School of Art, Robson lived as an American...
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Early 1900s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Charcoal, Pastel

Untitled: Left Side Seated Nude
Located in New York, NY
Unknown/Unidentified Artist, "Untitled: Left Side Seated Nude", Unsigned Figurative/ Nude Watercolor, Charcoal (Mixed Media) Painting on Paper, 18 x 14, Late 20th Century Colors: Br...
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Late 20th Century Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor, Charcoal, Mixed Media

'Nymph with a Centaur', French School, Academic, Greek Mythological Grisaille
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
An exceptionally fine, pen and wash mythological figurative study showing a centaur interrupted in his playing of pan pipes and casting a speculative eye over a dancing nymph. Possib...
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1910s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor, Illustration Board

Edouard Detaille (1848 1912), Studies of horseguards, original Drawing
Located in Paris, FR
Edouard Detaille (1848-1912) Studies of horseguards 14 x 8.5 cm Pen and ink on paper Bears the monogram ED lower left Period frame : 42 x 33.5 cm (lacks in the gilding) In good co...
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1880s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink

1850 American school, Franklin being piloted to Boston, watercolour on paper
Located in Petworth, GB
American school, circa 1850 ‘The American steamer Franklin being piloted to Boston’ Pencil and watercolour and body colour Inscribed ‘Franklin’ on the sail 6.1/4 x 9.1/2 in. (16 x 24...
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19th Century Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Pencil

“Serving the Pints”
Located in Southampton, NY
Original watercolor with graphite tracings of interior pub scene by the British artist, George Anderson Short. Signed bottom left. Circa 1940. Overall cream mat and thin gold leaf ...
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1940s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Archival Paper, Graphite, Watercolor

“After the Hunt”
Located in Southampton, NY
Original watercolor with graphite tracings of interior pub scene by the British artist, George Anderson Short. Signed bottom left. Circa 1940. Overall cream mat and thin gold leaf ...
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1940s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Archival Paper, Graphite

“The Hunter”
Located in Southampton, NY
Original watercolor with graphite tracings of a solitary hunter in the field by the British artist, George Anderson Short. Signed bottom right. Circa 1940. Overall cream mat and th...
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1940s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Archival Paper, Graphite

“Bringing Home the Game”
Located in Southampton, NY
Original watercolor with graphite tracings of a hunter bring home the fresh game by the British artist, George Anderson Short. Signed top right. Circa 1940. Overall cream mat and t...
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1940s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Archival Paper, Graphite

Untitled: Seated Rear Nude 2
Located in New York, NY
Unknown/Unidentified Artist, "Untitled: Seated Rear Nude 2", Unsigned Figurative/ Nude Watercolor, Charcoal (Mixed Media) Painting on Paper, 18 x 14, Late 20th Century Colors: Brown...
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Late 20th Century Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Charcoal, Mixed Media, Paper, Watercolor

“The Hunters”
Located in Southampton, NY
Original watercolor with graphite tracings of two hunters in the field by the British artist, George Anderson Short. Signed bottom right. Circa 1940. Overall cream mat and thin gol...
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1940s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Archival Paper, Graphite

“British Pub 2”
Located in Southampton, NY
Original watercolor with graphite tracings of interior crowded pub scene by the British artist, George Anderson Short. Signed top left and dated 1936. Overall cream mat and thin gol...
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1930s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Archival Paper, Graphite

“Tavern Meeting”
Located in Southampton, NY
Original watercolor with graphite tracings of interior crowded pub scene by the British artist, George Anderson Short. Signed bottom left. Circa 1940. Overall cream mat and thin go...
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1940s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Archival Paper, Graphite

Untitled (Redheaded Lady)
Located in New York, NY
John Thomas Young Gilroy (English, 1898-1985), "Untitled: Redheaded Lady", Pencil and Charcoal on Paper signed in Pencil, 14 x 11, Mid-Late 20th Century Colors: Black, White, Red...
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Mid-20th Century Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Charcoal, Pencil

“Pub Pints”
Located in Southampton, NY
Original watercolor with graphite tracings of interior crowded pub scene by the British artist, George Anderson Short. Signed top right. Circa 1940. Overall cream mat and thin gold...
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1940s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Archival Paper, Graphite

“Sharing a Pint”
Located in Southampton, NY
Original watercolor with graphite tracings of interior crowded pub scene by the British artist, George Anderson Short. Signed top right. Circa 1940. Overall cream mat and thin gold...
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1940s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Archival Paper, Graphite

“Fireside Pub”
Located in Southampton, NY
Original watercolor with graphite tracings of interior crowded pub scene by the British artist, George Anderson Short. Signed bottom right. Circa 1940. Overall cream mat and thin g...
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1940s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Archival Paper, Graphite

“British Pub”
Located in Southampton, NY
Original watercolor with graphite tracings of interior crowded pub scene by the British artist, George Anderson Short. Signed lower left and dated 1936. Overall cream mat and thin g...
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1930s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Archival Paper, Graphite

“After the Hunt”
Located in Southampton, NY
Original watercolor with graphite tracings of a hunt party coming into a busy tavern by the British artist, George Anderson Short. Signed lower left and dated 1942. Overall cream ma...
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1940s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Archival Paper, Graphite

“Tavern Life”
Located in Southampton, NY
Original watercolor with graphite tracings of a lively tavern scene. Signed lower right and dated 1942 by the British artist, George Anderson Short. Condition is excellent. Overall ...
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1940s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Archival Paper, Graphite

Actress June Knight
Located in Miami, FL
Celebrity portrait sketch of actress June Knight but James Montgomery Flagg on card stock in two colors. Signed and inscribed lower right. The work is unframed. There is a slight cr...
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1930s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Crayon, Pencil

Edouard Detaille (1848 1912), A Carnival scene, watercolor signed
Located in Paris, FR
Edouard Detaille (1848-1912) A carnival scene 21 x 16.5 cm Watercolor and brown ink on paper Signed lower right Period frame : 35 x 30 cm (lacks in the gilding, see photos) A ver...
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1880s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink, Watercolor

Isidore Pils (1813-1875) An Orientalist scene, signed watercolor
Located in Paris, FR
Isidore Pils (1813-1875) An Orientalist scene Signed lower left Pencil and heightenings of watercolor on paper ​​​​​​​15 x 24 cm paper yellowed by time, stains and a small repaired ...
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1870s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Self Portrait, Graphite Drawing
Located in Denver, CO
Elizabeth Zanzinger's (US based) "Self Portrait" is a graphite drawing that depicts the artist. Elizabeth Zanzinger is an award-winning painter with an enthusiastic international f...
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2010s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Graphite

French 19th Century Romantic Period 1830s Paris Society Beauty Portrait
Located in Norwich, GB
A astounding portrait of a society beauty by Adele Grasset (active ca 1830-1850). With an open face and and lightly smiling lips, she is wearing a gown typical of the romantic period...
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1830s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Charcoal, Gouache

France 19th Century, A young man from the French Revolution era, watercolor
Located in Paris, FR
French Shool, 19th century A Portrait of a young man of the french Revolution era Pen, black ink and watercolor on paper 31 x 20 cm Framed : 49 x 37 cm In good condition, slightly ye...
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1880s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink, Watercolor

Untitled: Women in Bath
Located in New York, NY
Unknown/Unidentified Artist, "Untitled: Women In Bath", Signed Figurative/ Nude Watercolor, Charcoal (Mixed Media) Painting on Paper, 14 x 17, Late 20th Century, 1967 Colors: Black,...
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Late 20th Century Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Charcoal, Mixed Media, Watercolor, Paper

Untitled: Seated Rear Nude
Located in New York, NY
Unknown/Unidentified Artist, "Untitled: Seated Rear Nude", Unsigned Figurative/ Nude Watercolor, Charcoal (Mixed Media) Painting on Paper, 18 x 13, Late 20th Century Colors: Black, ...
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Late 20th Century Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Charcoal, Mixed Media, Paper, Watercolor

“Villagers”
Located in Southampton, NY
Original watercolor with graphite tracings by the well known German artist, Peter Von Halm. Signed in pencil lower right. Condition is good. Several tiny foxing spots with small area...
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1880s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Archival Paper, Graphite

Fernand de Launay (1855-1904) Portrait of a child, 1890, original drawing
Located in Paris, FR
Fernand de Launay (1838-1904) Portrait of a child, probably the daughter of the artist Lead pencil on paper Signed and dated "4 septembre 1890" on the lower left 27 x 21 cm In quite ...
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1890s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Carbon Pencil

Paire of 19th century still Life Watercolors
By William Cruikshank
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
William CRUICKSHANK (1844-1922) Two still-Life watercolors in pair signed low Dimensions : 20 X 30 cm and 35 X 45 cm (framed) DImensions : 26 X 31 cm and 39 X 46 cm (framed) Golden ...
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Late 19th Century Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Attributed to Eugène Lami (1800-1890) A Maid feeding rabbits, Watercolor
Located in Paris, FR
Attributed to Eugène Lami (1800-1890) A maid feeding rabbits Watercolorc on paper Bears a monogramm E L on the lower right 12.5 x 12.5 cm In good condition, some foxings in the upp...
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1860s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Untitled: Solo Seated Nude
Located in New York, NY
Unknown/Unidentified Artist, "Untitled: Solo Seated Nude", Signed Figurative/ Nude Watercolor, Charcoal (Mixed Media) Painting on Paper, 17 x 14, Late 20th Century Colors: Black, Br...
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Late 20th Century Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor, Charcoal, Mixed Media

“Seaside Italian Villa”
By George Washington Nicholson
Located in Southampton, NY
Beautiful, original watercolor on archival paper of an Italian seaside villa with figures. Executed in 1902 by the American artist, George Washington Nicholson. Condition is excelle...
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Early 1900s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Archival Paper

Edouard Detaille (1848 1912), A Carnival character, original signed Drawing
Located in Paris, FR
Edouard Detaille (1848-1912) A Carnival character and a Zouave 19.5 x 12.5 cm Pen and ink on paper Signed lower left with the initials (faded) In a modern framing : 35 x 28 cm ...
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1880s Academic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink