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Sarah Katherine Smith, Original Book Illustration
Located in Savannah, GA
appearing in magazines and children’s books. * An original book illustration in pen and gouache. “Twice
Category

Mid-20th Century American Art Nouveau Paintings

Materials

Paint, Paper

UNTITLED (MOTHER NURSING BABY)
By Leo Politi
Located in Portland, ME
work may be an original book illustration.
Category

1930s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Gouache

Original watercolour Victorian children's book illustration by Sowerby
By John George Sowerby 1
Located in London, GB
reproduced in Sowerby and Crane’s 1881 children’s book, At Home, where is accompanied by the following verse
Category

1880s Realist Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Watercolor

ROBOT - Original Children Book Illustration Painting for "Stupid Funio"
Located in Salzburg, AT
Original Illustration for published children's book "Stupid Funio"" - "Glupi Funio" by Grazyna
Category

2010s Contemporary Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

"Marc Chagall" Original Drawing Illustration Caricature William Saroyan book
By Albert Al Hirschfeld
Located in New York, NY
"Marc Chagall" Original Drawing Illustration Caricature William Saroyan book This drawing was
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1970s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Ink, Board

Ciruelo Cabral the Book of the Dragon Illustration Original Art
Located in New York, NY
Ciruelo Cabral The Book of the Dragon Illustration Original Art This is an original work done by
Category

20th Century Argentine Paintings

Materials

Paper

Wanted - Original Children Book Illustration Painting For "Frog in Africa"
Located in Salzburg, AT
Original Illustration for published children's book "Frog in Africa" - "Żaba w Afryce" Grazyna
Category

2010s Contemporary Animal Paintings

Materials

Paper, Watercolor, Pencil

Cloud Catcher - Original Children Book Illustration Painting for "Burdock Field"
Located in Salzburg, AT
Original Illustration for published children's book "Burdock Field" - "Lopianowe Pole" by
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Paper, Mixed Media, Watercolor, Pencil

Original Graphic Hungarian Illustration Art Emma Heinzelmann Children's Book Art
Located in Surfside, FL
unique drawing style that resembles children’s book illustrations. Working in psychedelic pop colors of
Category

Mid-20th Century Folk Art Figurative Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Original Graphic Hungarian Illustration Art Emma Heinzelmann Children's Book Art
Located in Surfside, FL
. She has a very unique drawing style that resembles children’s book illustrations. Working in
Category

Mid-20th Century Folk Art Figurative Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Lettres d'Espagne - Artist Book with Original Illustrations by Clavé - 1944
By Antoni Clavé
Located in Roma, IT
Edition of 300 copies, 116 pp, including 27 original color lithographs by Antoni Clavé, including
Category

1940s More Prints

Materials

Lithograph

Tales of the Arabian Nights with Flying Carpet - Random House Gustaf Tenggren
By Gustaf Tenggren
Located in Miami, FL
1957 Gouache on illustration board - Unframed Not signed 9 x 7.25 live - 10.5 x 9.5 board Original
Category

1950s Art Deco Figurative Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Original 1920s British Pen and ink Children's book Illustration by Frank Watkins
By Frank Watkins
Located in London, GB
also for Merry Moments. He provided book illustrations for The Man From the Moon by Philip Carmichael
Category

1920s Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Ink

The Snake - Original Children Book Illustration Painting for "The man as he is"
Located in Salzburg, AT
Original Illustration for published children's book "The man as he is"" - "Czlowiek jaki jest
Category

2010s Contemporary Animal Paintings

Materials

Paper, Mixed Media, Watercolor, Pencil

Children Asleep Under A Tree - Original Illustration for a book by C. Farrère
Located in Roma, IT
illustration of a book for children, unidentified, written by the French author Claude Farrère. The print was
Category

Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Prints

Materials

Woodcut

Original Vintage Illustration Boy with Horse Oil Painting Americana
By Ariane Beigneux
Located in Surfside, FL
painted on Whatman illustration board. some drawing in the margins. Ariane Beigneux was born to French
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Mid-20th Century American Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Illustration Board

Three Children Book Illustration - Female Illustrator - Turn of the Century
Located in Miami, FL
itself. So is the case of "Three Children" by English Childen's book illustrator Amy Millicent Sowerby
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Early 1900s Art Nouveau Figurative Paintings

Materials

Gouache, Watercolor

"Bird Feeds Snake, " Whimsical Children's Book Illustration by Blanchard, 1960s
By Robert Blanchard
Located in Philadelphia, PA
artist Robert Blanchard was widely known for his book illustrations for many publishers, including
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

Materials

Paint

Illustrations to Punch and Judy - Rare Book Illustrated by G. Cruikshank - 1828
By George Cruikshank
Located in Roma, IT
Illustrations to Punch and Judy is an original modern rare book illustrated by George Cruikshank
Category

1820s Modern More Art

Materials

Paper, Etching

W.H.D. Koerner "Silent Paths" Original Illustration
By William Henry Dethlef Koerner
Located in San Francisco, CA
been used for some kind of illustration in a book or magazine. Art measures 14 inches wide by 11 high
Category

1920s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Mixed Media

Original Shrike Illustration - 'La Collurie ardoisée' Handcolored Print, 1807
Located in Langweer, NL
, connecting this print to the book 'Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux de l'Amerique Septentrionale' by Louis Jean
Category

Antique Early 19th Century Prints

Materials

Paper

Jean Cocteau - White Book - Original Handcolored Lithograph
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Jean Cocteau White Book - Autobiography about Cocteau's discovery of his homosexuality. The book
Category

1930s Modern Nude Prints

Materials

Lithograph

Jean Cocteau - White Book - Original Handcolored Lithograph
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Jean Cocteau White Book - Autobiography about Cocteau's discovery of his homosexuality. The book
Category

1930s Modern Nude Prints

Materials

Lithograph

Jean Cocteau - White Book - Original Handcolored Lithograph
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Jean Cocteau White Book - Autobiography about Cocteau's discovery of his homosexuality. The book
Category

1930s Modern Nude Prints

Materials

Lithograph

Mission Impossible Original TV Guide Drawing Illustration Caricature Mid Century
By Albert Al Hirschfeld
Located in New York, NY
"Mission Impossible" Original TV Guide Drawing Illustration Caricature Mid Century NYC with Greg
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1960s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Ink, Board

Illustration Treasure Island
By John Philip Falter
Located in Miami, FL
Original Preliminary Book Illustration Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson, MacMillan, 1963
Category

1960s Contemporary Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Mixed Media

Ilonka Karasz Original New Yorker Cover Illustration, July 18, 1964
By Ilonka Karasz
Located in Brooklyn, NY
cover illustrations for the New Yorker, and the only one currently on the market. Looking closely at
Category

Vintage 1960s American Modern Paintings

Materials

Paint

Jean Cocteau - White Book - Original Handcolored Lithograph
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Jean Cocteau White Book - Autobiography about Cocteau's discovery of his homosexuality. The book
Category

1930s Modern Nude Prints

Materials

Lithograph

Jean Cocteau - White Book - Original Handcolored Lithograph
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Jean Cocteau White Book - Autobiography about Cocteau's discovery of his homosexuality. The book
Category

1930s Modern Portrait Prints

Materials

Lithograph

1980s Original Gorgeous Patrick Nagel "The Book" Lithograph.
Located in Milano, IT
1980s Original rare gorgeous Patrick Nagel "The Book" Lithograph. Signature printed. Copyright 1981
Category

Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Prints

Materials

Paper

Graythings Mixed Media Painting and Original Book Cover
By Richard Newton
Located in Montreal, QC
Graythings mixed media painting and original book cover. Original mixed media airbrush, acrylic
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Wood, Paper

Doll Mixed Media Painting and Original Book Cover
By Richard Newton
Located in Montreal, QC
The Doll-mixed media painting and original book cover Original mixed media airbrush, acrylic and
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Wood, Paper

Rare Large Original British Illustration Art Watercolor Painting "Horse Races"
By Sue Macartney Snape
Located in Surfside, FL
observations of British life. The subtle removal of a small bound drawing book from her bag or pocket would be
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1980s Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Watercolor

"Mushroom Magic" - Original Folk Art Pen and Ink Illustration on Paper
Located in Soquel, CA
"Mushroom Magic" - Original Pen and Ink Illustration on Paper in the Style of Folk Art A charming
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21st Century and Contemporary Folk Art Animal Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Ink, Paper

Original TV Guide Illustration Caricature Esther Williams John Raitt Dinah Shore
By Albert Al Hirschfeld
Located in New York, NY
Original TV Guide Illustration Caricature Esther Williams John Raitt Dinah Shore. Published
Category

1950s Performance Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Ink, Board

Art Critics and Tourists, Original Watercolor Illustration for The New Yorker
By Eldon Dedini
Located in Soquel, CA
Art Critics and Tourists, Original Watercolor Illustration for The New Yorker An original
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1980s Pop Art Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Watercolor, Paper

Ultimate Sports Mixed Media Painting and Original Book Cover
By Richard Newton
Located in Montreal, QC
Ultimate Sports Mixed Media Painting and Original Book Cover. This Original Art is painted on
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Acrylic

Original drawing by the artist held in hardback book
By Jonas Wood
Located in New York, NY
Jonas Wood Original flower drawing by the artist held in hardback book, 2018 Hardback Monograph
Category

2010s Contemporary Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Offset, Mixed Media, Permanent Marker

The Torment Mixed Media Painting and Original Book Cover
By Richard Newton
Located in Montreal, QC
, including original book cover. Artist: Richard Newton. This Illustration was created for Kensington
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Wood, Paper

The Reckoning Mixed Media Painting and Original Book Cover
Located in Montreal, QC
The Reckoning Mixed Media painting and Original Book cover This scary cover art was created for a
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Wood, Paper

Les Fleurs du Mal de Baudelaire - Original Illustrations by A. Domin - 1920
Located in Roma, IT
Book in perfect conditions, with spine restored and illustrations by André Domin. Edition of 485
Category

1920s Art Deco More Art

Materials

Paper, Stencil

Mr Punch - How to Grow Tobacco - Original ink 20th Century British illustration
By Joshua Charles Armitage
Located in London, GB
and producing numerous book illustrations and cover designs. He was born in Hoylake, Cheshire and
Category

Mid-20th Century Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Ink

1962 Release of the Book, "Fail-Safe"
By George Wachsteter
Located in Fort Washington, PA
1/2" x 22" illustration board. Includes original clipping. 13" x 16 3/4" image. Unevenly toned
Category

1960s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Illustration Board, Pen, Ink

Man w Gun "Sleuth" Original Ink Drawing Theater Film Caricature Illustration Art
Located in Surfside, FL
, providing editors with illustrations prior to an opening. From 1940 to 1956, his theatrical illustrations
Category

20th Century American Modern Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

Materials

India Ink, Archival Paper

Whimsical Illustration Skiing Cartoon, 1938 Mt Tremblant Ski Lodge William Steig
By William Steig (b.1907)
Located in Surfside, FL
Village today. This original illustration is on Whatman Illustration board. the board measures 14 X 22
Category

1930s Naturalistic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Archival Ink, Watercolor, Illustration Board

Original Oil Painting LIONS in a Modernist Illustration Mod Naive Graphic Style
Located in Surfside, FL
33.5x27, sight size 28x22 Lionel Kalish born 1931 New York, NY A painter and childrens book
Category

1960s Pop Art Animal Paintings

Materials

Paper, Oil

Original Vintage Advertising Poster Book Day Barcelona Booksellers Guild Spain
Located in London, GB
illustration of blue and yellow silhouettes of people reading next to a large red book with colourful bookmarks
Category

Vintage 1950s Spanish Posters

Materials

Paper

Whimsical Illustration Hiking Cartoon, 1938 Mt Tremblant Ski Lodge William Steig
By William Steig (b.1907)
Located in Surfside, FL
. This original illustration is on Whatman Illustration board. the board measures 14 X 22 inches. label
Category

1930s Naturalistic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Archival Ink, Watercolor, Illustration Board

Original Antique Book Advertising Poster Through The Wall Cleveland Moffett
Located in London, GB
Original antique book advertising poster for a Parisian detective story Through the Wall by
Category

Antique Early 1900s American Posters

Materials

Paper

Original Vintage Travel Poster London Transport Country Walks Book Countryside
By Harry Stevens
Located in London, GB
Original vintage London Transport poster featuring a colourful illustration of the countryside with
Category

Vintage 1970s British Posters

Materials

Paper

Elisabeth Frink Original Prints, Catalogue Raisonne by Caroline Wiseman, Book
Located in London, GB
A beautiful 1st edition book in beautiful condition. Numerous colour illustrations. Hardcover
Category

20th Century British Mid-Century Modern Books

Materials

Paper

Whimsical Fishing Illustration Cartoon 1938 Mt Tremblant Ski Lodge William Steig
By William Steig (b.1907)
Located in Surfside, FL
original illustration is on Whatman Illustration board. the board measures 14 X 22 inches. label from
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1930s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

India Ink, Watercolor, Illustration Board

The Forever Children Mixed Media Painting and Original Book Cover
By Richard Newton
Located in Montreal, QC
The Forever Children Mixed Media Painting and Original Book Cover Original mixed media airbrush
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Wood, Paper

Night’s Immortal Touch Mixed Media Painting and Original Book Cover
By Richard Newton
Located in Montreal, QC
Night’s Immortal Touch Mixed Media Painting and Original Book Cover Original mixed media airbrush
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Wood, Paper

Whimsical Illustration "Snow" Cartoon, 1938 Mt Tremblant Ski Lodge William Steig
By William Steig (b.1907)
Located in Surfside, FL
. This original illustration is on Whatman Illustration board. the board measures 14 X 22 inches. label
Category

1930s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

India Ink, Watercolor, Illustration Board

Trillion for Defense Mixed Media Painting and Original Book Cover
By Richard Newton
Located in Montreal, QC
book cover. This original art is painted on heavyweight illustration board using a mixed media
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Wood

"French Riviera, " Watercolor Illustration Painting
Located in Westport, CT
This original architectural illustration by Laerta Premto is made with watercolor and ink on paper
Category

2010s Other Art Style Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Ink, Watercolor

"Craigivar Castle, " Watercolor Illustration Painting
Located in Westport, CT
This original illustration by Laerta Premto is made with watercolor and ink on paper. It captures a
Category

2010s Other Art Style Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Ink, Watercolor

Original Vintage Book Publisher Advertising Poster Success Books Owl Reading Art
Located in London, GB
Original vintage book publisher advertising poster - De romans van uw succes Succes Boeken / The
Category

Vintage 1930s Dutch Posters

Materials

Paper

19th Century British Original Pen and Ink Sporting Illustration by A C Corbould
Located in London, GB
produced The Corbould Sporting Alphabet, a book of hunting pictures.
Category

Late 19th Century Realist Animal Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Ink

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