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Watercolor School

Watercolor School

by Hazel Harrison

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The Joys Of Watercolor

by Hilton; Holmes, Emily Leech

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The Joys Of Watercolor

by Hilton Leech

Watercolor Books & Ephemera

A Chinese Porter. (Flower Carrier).

A Chinese Porter. (Flower Carrier).

by Anonymous

British Isles:, c. 1820.. Fine condition. A scarce and charming original early nineteenth century watercolor painting on wove paper. (7.25 x 8. 3/8 inches, 184 x 215 mm.) The painting has been tipped onto ecru wove album paper of the period, as was the custom, yet the watercolors remain vibrant and rich. Although the origin of this lovely painting is unknown, a refined and experienced hand clearly created this detailed and elegant composition. Here a young porter shoulders two hanging trays brimming... Read more
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$995.00
A Mandarin Duck

A Mandarin Duck

by DOPFF, A.J.W.H. de (fl. 18th-century)

Netherlands: ca 1780 Single sheet (7 x 9 inches). A fine original pen and ink and watercolour drawing of a Mandarin Duck, on laid paper, signed lower right 'AJ:W:H: de Dopff fecit' (a bit browned). The Mandarin Duck, Aix galericulata is a perching duck species found in East Asia, and is closely related to the North American wood duck. Mandarin ducks are referred to by the Chinese as Yuan-yang, where yuan, and yang, respectively stand for male and female Mandarin ducks. In traditional Chinese... Read more
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$7,500.00
A FINE ALBUM OF A WORLD TOUR: "Our Journey in 1882 M E S to J J S."

A FINE ALBUM OF A WORLD TOUR: "Our Journey in 1882 M E S to J J S."

by SMITH, Mary Esther; and SMITH, John James (1813-1903)

Southfield House, Watford, 19 Jan.-4 Sept. 1882., 1882. Oblong folio (12 x 19 inches): original manuscript journal of a voyage around the world from London to Liverpool, overland through France, by boat through the Suez canal, to Colombo, along the south coast of Australia, across the Pacific to San Francisco, then overland by train to New York, and by boat back to Liverpool, written in black and red ink and illustrated throughout with original watercolours, contemporary photographs and maps (some... Read more
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$26,000.00
Original Painting of a Red-booted Racket-tail Hummingbird.

Original Painting of a Red-booted Racket-tail Hummingbird.

by TRAVIES, Edouard (1809-1865)

Paris: 1847. TRAVIES, Edouard (1809-1865). Original Painting of a Red-booted Racket-tail Hummingbird. Paris: 1847. Single sheet, wove paper (13 x 9 inches), EXQUISITE PAINTING OF A RED-BOOTED RACKET-TAIL HUMMINGBIRD, Spathura Rufocaligata, perched on a white petunia, original watercolour and gouache over graphite, heightened with gum arabic, inscribed in ink lower right "Troch. Addae (Perou)" [possibly in Edouard Travies' hand], and signed by the artist lower left "Edouard Travies... Read more
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$11,000.00
Original Painting of Isaacson's Puffleg Hummingbird.

Original Painting of Isaacson's Puffleg Hummingbird.

by PREVOST, Alphonse (fl. 1820-1850)

Paris: Ca 1825-1850 PREVOST, Alphonse (fl. 1820-1850). Original Painting of Isaacson's Puffleg Hummingbird. Paris: Ca 1825-1850 Single sheet, wove paper (11 x 9 inches), EXQUISITE PAINTING OF ISAACSON'S PUFFLEG HUMMINGBIRD, Eriocnemis isaacsonii, perched on a vine with dark berries, original watercolour and gouache over graphite, heightened with gum arabic, inscribed in ink lower right "Troch. Isaacsonii" [possibly in Edouard Travies' hand], and in pencil by the artist "A.... Read more
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$12,000.00
Watercolour Landscapes

Watercolour Landscapes

by Keith Fenwick

Watercolour Landscapes. Painting for all seasons. Hard cover. Book and dust jacket both look new and are in near fine condition. Very clean and tight. 176 pages.
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CA$40.00
View of Karakakooa Bay in Owhyhee, where Captn. Cook was Killed"

View of Karakakooa Bay in Owhyhee, where Captn. Cook was Killed"

by OZANNE, Nicolas-Marie (1728 -1811), after WEBBER, John (1750?-1793)

ca 1785. OZANNE, Nicolas-Marie (1728 -1811), after WEBBER, John (1750?-1793). "View of Karakakooa Bay in Owhyhee, where Captn. Cook was Killed". ca 1785. Single sheet, tipped-in to modern mount (6 x 10 6/8 inches). EXCEPTIONALLY FINE WATERCOLOUR DRAWING, after the "View of Karakakooa Bay in Owhyhee, where Captn. Cook was Killed" by John Webber, published in 1784 to accompany the official account of Cook's third voyage, showing HMS Resolution and Discovery in the background and... Read more
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$75,000.00
The Ripheus, or the Oriental Emperor.

The Ripheus, or the Oriental Emperor.

by Anonymous

British Isles:, c. 1810.. Fine condition. A charming and rare original early 19th watercolor painting of the Ripheus, or the Oriental Emperor Butterfly. Gouache on China paper, mounted onto Cornish & Bond * Extra London Board with pencil notation. (4.75 x 5.5 inches,120 x 139 mm). The painting has been tipped onto ecru board of the period, yet the colors remain vibrant and rich. Although the artist of this brilliant study remains unknown, his or her technique and refined skill at handling this... Read more
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$425.00
Watercolor School : A Practical Guide to Painting with Watercolor One Step at a Time

Watercolor School : A Practical Guide to Painting with Watercolor One Step at a Time

by Hazel Harrison; Reader's Digest Editors

Reader's Digest Association, Incorporated, The, 1993. Hardcover. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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$4.02
Heraldry Manuscript

Heraldry Manuscript

by Logie, Edward (?)

Wraps. Marbled paper on card. . Very Good. N.d., circa 1852. Oblong 4to. 26 by 37 cm. Ten leaves, or 18 pp., with thirty different watercolors of armorial banners. The images are extraordinarily bright and beautiful; these paintings were by an accomplished, confident hand. The imagery is of three basic types: squarish banners held up by stylized animals, long triangular-ish armorial pennants, and armorial rectangular paintings that are not shown as part of a flag or banner. The presentation is... Read more
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$1,600.00
Heraldry Notebook Manuscript with over 400 Watercolored Coat-of-Arms

Heraldry Notebook Manuscript with over 400 Watercolored Coat-of-Arms

by Hughes, Mary Elizabeth

Acton House, Wrexham, England, 1823-1825. Hardcover. Original gilt and blindstamped calf front board. Later cloth (buckram) spine and rear board. . Very Good. 8vo. 24 by 19 cm. [2], 1-69, 100-103, [1] pages in text part, followed by 100 plates with original watercolored coat-of-arms or escutcheons. These are emblazoned in rich colors and gold, with one to six emblems per page. Some pages have the emblems placed within a painted Gothic window. Mary Hughes it would appear created at least one... Read more
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$2,250.00
Flock of Cockatiel.

Flock of Cockatiel.

by Anonymous [A Victorian Gentlewoman]

Great Britain:: Original Watercolor,, [c.1880-1900].. Fine. Fine original watercolor on rag paper. (25.4 x 17.7 cm). Matted in Rag. Framed in 19th C. gilt beaded moulding. Condition: Fine, with minor aged paper remains to verso corners from previous mount watermarked 1902. Pathos notwithstanding and made all the more alluring by want of attribution, this vivid watercolor scene (a flock of nesting Cockatiel) was envisioned and thus executed not by a professional artist, field naturalist or... Read more
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$950.00
Landscapes

Landscapes

by Betsy Hosegood

Paint! Landscapes. by Betsy Hosegood. Softcover. Like new. Excellent condition. Near fine. Very clean and tight. spine does not even have a crease. It looks like it has never been opened. 175 pagesLandscape paintings in a range of styles and mediums explained by the artists themselves. Close-up images let you see the paintings in detail. Find out what inspires each artist, how each painting was composed and what techniques were used. Contains stunning colour mixes as each artist reveals his or her... Read more
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CA$40.00
Marchand de Paniers

Marchand de Paniers

by Anonymous

British Isles :, c. 1820.. Fine condition. A scarce and charming original early nineteenth century watercolor painting on wove paper. (7 x 7.25 inches, 177 x 186 mm.) The painting has been tipped onto ecru wove album paper of the period, as was the custom, yet the watercolors remain vibrant and rich. Although the origin of this lovely painting is unknown, a refined and experienced hand clearly created this detailed and elegant composition. The details are fine; both the tones and shading display... Read more
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$995.00
Original Painting of a Brown Inca Hummingbird.

Original Painting of a Brown Inca Hummingbird.

by TRAVIES, Edouard (1809-1865)

Paris: 1846. TRAVIES, Edouard (1809-1865). Original Painting of a Brown Inca Hummingbird. Paris: 1846. Single sheet, wove paper (13 x 9 inches), EXQUISITE PAINTING OF A BROWN INCA HUMMINGBIRD, Coeligena wilsoni, perched on a sprig of a yellow flowering Siphocampylus giganteus, original watercolour and gouache over graphite, heightened with gum arabic, inscribed in ink beneath the image "Siphocampylus giganteus (Equateur) Troch. Wilsonii (nanegan Equateur) [possibly in Edouard Travies' hand],... Read more
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$12,500.00
A Harlequin Duck.

A Harlequin Duck.

by DOPFF, A.J.W.H. de (fl. 18th-century)

Netherlands: 1781. DOPFF, A.J.W.H. de (fl. 18th-century). A Harlequin Duck. Netherlands: 1781. Single sheet (7 x 8 4/8 inches). A fine original pen and ink and watercolour drawing of a Harlequin Duck, on laid paper, signed lower right 'AJ:W:H: de Dopff fecit/ 1781' (a bit browned). The Harlequin is a small diving sea duck and is among the most beautiful waterfowl of North America. As such, it is much sought after by bird watchers and naturalists. The striking blue, white, black, and chestnut... Read more
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$7,500.00
A Chinese Canister Maker

A Chinese Canister Maker

by Anonymous

British Isles:, c. 1820.. Fine condition. A scarce and charming original early nineteenth century watercolor painting on wove paper. (8.25 x 7.75 inches, 209 x 196 mm.) The painting has been tipped onto ecru wove album paper of the period, as was the custom, yet the watercolors remain vibrant and rich. Although the origin of this lovely painting is unknown, a refined and experienced hand clearly created this detailed and elegant composition. Seated on a small wooden block, a Chinese Canister Maker... Read more
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$995.00
Anemones and a Large Blue Butterfly (Phengaris arion).

Anemones and a Large Blue Butterfly (Phengaris arion).

by DIETZSCH, Johann Cristoph (1710-1769), Barbara Regina DIETZSCH (1706-1783) or Margareta Barbara DIETZSCH (1726-1795)

Nuremberg: ca 2nd and 3rd quarters, 18th-century. Single sheet vellum (11 x 7 4/8 inches). A fine original watercolour and body colour drawing of a large anemone hybrid stem with two flowers and a beautiful large Blue butterfly on a prepared brown/black ground (unsigned), but probably by a member of the Dietzch family of Nuremberg. Provenance: Inscribed in pencil on the verso "Bought in Nuremberg in 1869" At this period Nuremberg was, apart from London, the largest centre of botanical art in... Read more
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$30,000.00
America U.S. From the Collection of D.C. Beard; Sulpher Matches, Candle Extinguisher, Combination Tin Tinder Box

America U.S. From the Collection of D.C. Beard; Sulpher Matches, Candle Extinguisher, Combination Tin Tinder Box

by BEARD, Daniel Carter

1892. Watercolor drawing on paper. Image measures 7 1/4" x 6 7/16". This original watercolor drawing depicts sulpher matches, a candle extinguisher, and the inside and outside of a combination tin tinder box, from the collection of Daniel C. Beard. The drawing dates from 1892, when Beard worked as an illustrator for books by Mark Twain, Ernest Crosby, and others. The choice of subject matter no doubt relates both to his early career as an engineer and surveyor, as well as to his later... Read more
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$300.00
Nesting Swallows.

Nesting Swallows.

by Anonymous [A Victorian Gentlewoman]

Great Britain:: Original Watercolor,, [c.1880-1900].. Fine. Fine original watercolor on rag paper. (25.4 x 17.7 cm). Matted in Rag. Framed in 19th C. gilt beaded moulding. Condition: Fine, with minor aged paper remains to verso corners from previous mount watermarked 1902. Pathos notwithstanding and made all the more alluring by want of attribution, this vivid watercolor scene (a flight of feeding and nesting Cliff Swallows) was envisioned and thus executed not by a professional artist, field... Read more
Item Price
$950.00
Bustards.

Bustards.

by Anonymous [A Victorian Gentlewoman]

Great Britain:: Original Watercolor,, [c.1880-1900].. Fine. Fine original watercolor on rag paper. (25.4 x 17.7 cm). Matted in Rag. Condition: Fine, with minor aged paper remains to verso corners from previous mount watermarked 1902. Pathos notwithstanding and made all the more alluring by want of attribution, this vivid watercolor scene (a flock of Bustards on riverbank) was envisioned and thus executed not by a professional artist, field naturalist or explorer but by an amateur, or armchair,... Read more
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$750.00
Lion in Village.

Lion in Village.

by Anonymous [A Victorian Gentlewoman]

Great Britain:: Original Watercolor,, [c.1880-1900].. Fine. Fine original watercolor on rag paper. (25.4 x 17.7 cm). Matted in Rag. Framed in one inch gilt basket weave moulding. Condition: Fine, with minor aged paper remains to verso corners from previous mount watermarked 1902. Pathos notwithstanding and made all the more alluring by want of attribution, this vivid watercolor scene (Lion claiming livesock in African village)was envisioned and thus executed not by a professional artist, field... Read more
Item Price
$950.00