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Original hand-colored lithograph from The Birds of America series, 34.5 x 24.5, double elephant folio edition, issued as Plate CCCLXXXII, No. 7, entitled “Sharp-tailed Grous, Tetrao Phasiandlus,” which depicts male and female birds with brilliant natural detail. Captions to lower left and right corners read: “Drawn from Nature by J. J. Audubon, F.R.S. F.L.S.” and “En…

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ALS in French, signed “Degas,” one page both sides, 3.75 x 6, no date, circa 1890. Letter to the literary critic Louis Ganderax, in full (translated): "Yes, it's true, my dear Ganderax, I was surprised by this journalism. You saw very well my impatience at the table at Mme. Straus' house when you quoted me to your neighbor. It doesn't bother me any more. Le Dariger and l&#…

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ALS in French, signed “Degas,” three pages on two adjoining sheets, 4 x 5.25, June 13, 1889. Letter to fellow artist Albert Bartholomé, in full (translated): "I’ve often thought of the pleasure I did not give myself on the day of the Christ’s departure. It would have been possible to follow as far as Dammartin, have breakfast, and take the train to be gently lulled …

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ALS in French, signed “Gauguin,” two pages both sides, 8.25 x 10.75, Dillies & Cie letterhead, [no date, but annotated 1885 in pencil]. Important handwritten letter to his friend and mentor Camille Pissarro, commenting on fellow painters Claude Monet and Edgar Degas, and offering an assessment on the state of his own work and finances. In full (translated): "I’ve received yo…

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Rare oversized vintage matte-finish 9.25 x 11.75 photo of Pablo Picasso with his wife and muse Jacqueline Roque, boldly signed and inscribed in black felt tip to their beloved housekeeper Ines Sassire, "Pour Ines, Picasso, 17.6.67" and "et Jacqueline.” Reverse bears a Photo France-Soir credit stamp. In very fine condition. Picasso met Ines Sassier while vacationing in Mougins in 1936 and, delight…

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Color 28.75 x 9 print of Rockwell's iconic 1967 painting entitled 'Stockbridge Main Street at Christmas,' signed along the bottom in black felt tip, "Sincerely, Norman Rockwell." Matted and framed to an overall size of 35.25 x 16. In fine condition.

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Hand-drawn overhead design of the "Residence for Dr. Donald S. Grover, Syracuse New York," executed under Frank Lloyd Wright's oversight at his studio, 36 x 27, with the inside of the hand-drawn red 'Taliesen' box to the bottom left signed by Wright in pencil, "F. LL. W, Mch. 15/50." Impressively triple-matted and framed to an overall size of 45 x 37.5. The drawing is accompanied by a…

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Vintage glossy 7.5 x 9 photo of Adams using a rangefinder, signed in black felt tip, "Ansel Adams, Carmel, 8-27-79." Double-matted to an overall size of 15 x 18, and signed on the mat in pencil by the photographer, Monte Nagler. In fine condition, with light toning, and some light speckled silvering.

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Signed book: Yosemite and the Range of Light. Fourth printing. Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1981. Hardcover with dust jacket, 15.25 x 12.25, 144 pages. Signed in black felt tip by Ansel Adams on a special Time/Life Books bookplate affixed to the first free end page. In fine condition, with a price-clipped dust jacket.

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Important British painter (1909-1992) best known for his grotesque, sometimes violent imagery often incorporating flayed human figures. Felt tip signature, "Francis Bacon,” on an off-white 5 x 3 slip. In fine condition.

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Color satin-finish 8 x 12 photo of Peter Blake's painting of Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, signed in silver ink by the artist. In fine condition.

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Color satin-finish 8 x 12 photo of Peter Blake's self-portrait painting from 1952-53, signed in black felt tip. In fine condition.

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Color glossy 8 x 12 photo of Peter Blake's 1965 painting 'Portrait of David Hockney in a Hollywood Spanish Interior,' signed in black felt tip by Blake. In fine condition.

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Fountain pen signature, "Sincerely, Gutzon Borglum, Mount Rushmore, Nov. 12, 1937," on an off-white 4.5 x 2.5 sheet. In very good condition, with toning and soiling, light dampstaining, and thin paper to the top center.

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French photographer (1908-2000) whose technical proficiency contributed much to the development of modern photography as an artistic medium. Rare original semi-glossy 7.25 x 9.5 silver gelatin photo by acclaimed French photographer Pierre Boucher, which depicts a young boy staring into the camera and holding a French flag during Liberation of Paris festivities in late August 1944. Signed on the re…

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American artist and illustrator (1872-1952) widely known for his iconic WWI posters. Christmas card reproducing Christy's painting 'Peace on Earth' inside, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, "To my dear Elise, with whose help has made this expression of gratitude to God—possible, Howard Chandler Christy, Dec. 1948." Mounted, matted, and framed within a shadowbox display to an …

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Signed book: Eisenstaedt: Remembrances. First edition. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1990. Hardcover with dust jacket, 9.5 x 12.25, 141 pages. Signed on the half-title page in black felt tip, "Eisenstaedt." In fine condition, with minor edgewear and toning to jacket.

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Visionary American architect, inventor, writer, and philosopher (1895-1983) perhaps best known for inventing the geodesic dome, one of the signal developments in modern design and engineering. Glossy 8 x 10 half-length photo of Buckminster Fuller with his hands clasped, signed in black felt tip. In fine condition, with scattered light creasing and surface impressions.

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French artist, theoretician, philosopher, and self-proclaimed founder of Cubism (1881-1953). Partial ALS in French, one page, 8.25 x 7, no date. Untranslated letter commenting on "Pensées." In fine condition.

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Limited edition glossy 10 x 8 photo of Damien Hirst smiling next to the head of a corpse, numbered 31/1000, signed in thin black felt tip. In fine condition. Entitled 'With Dead Head,' the photograph shows Hirst as a 16-year-old posing with the head of a cadaver; it was originally taken at the Leeds anatomy school where Hirst used to sketch body parts.

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Ballpoint signature, "David Hockney,” on a green 5.75 x 4 card with collector's identification notations, dated 1988 at the bottom. In fine condition.

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English painter and sculptor (1802-1873) best known for his animal-inspired artwork; his most famous works are the lion sculptures in Trafalgar Square. ALS signed “E. Landseer,” three pages on two adjoining sheets, 4.25 x 7, November 21, 1845. Letter commenting on another artist's folio, which he has looked at "with the greatest pleasure—it appears to me that she has very lit…

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Matte-finish 7.25 x 9.5 close-up photo of the esteemed architect in formalwear, affixed to its original 11 x 14 mount, signed on the mount in black felt tip, "I. M. Pei." In very fine condition. From the personal collection of Pamela Rankin-Smith, who was known for her unique candid photos.

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Leading French fashion designer and master couturier of the early 20th century (1879-1944). TLS in French, signed in pencil, “Poiret,” one page, 8.75 x 11.5, personal letterhead, February 19, 1920. Letter to Monsieur D. Laprade, in full (translated): "Happy to know that you are stationed in Paris. I will not delay in calling on your services. The next opportunity will be the right one.…

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