A Selection of our Most Interesting Items
KROHG, Per (1889-1965). Til Norge, et ideelt land for Turister og Feriereisende.
Original lithograph with colour, linen backed, as printed by Kristiania Lith. Aktiebolag, Norway, 1913. 1000 x 650 mm.
Per Krohg was born in Åsgårdstrand, Norway, the son of painters Christian Krohg and Oda Krohg. The family lived in Paris, where Per Krohg grew up. He showed artistic talent early, and studied first with his father (from 1903 to 1907), then with Henri Matisse (from 1909 to 1910). In the early years he worked as a newspaper illustrator and taught tango in Paris.
Krohg created the murals for the United Nations Security Council Chamber, located in the United Nations building in New York City. He adorned many other public buildings with large frescoes, including the Physics and Chemistry Buildings at the University of Oslo and the Oslo City Hall. He is represented at the National Museum for Art and Skagens Museum.
With later stamp for Oslo over Kristiania, post 1925.
[SHAKESPEARE, William.] WOOD, Dave (Calligrapher). Three Sonnets. Original Calligraphic illustrated manuscript.
Pomona Queensland. 2016.
"I have created this one-of-a-kind artist book, in a partial concertina format to celebrate Shakespeare's anniversary. It is a trilogy of three Sonnets, using the stylised…
SEDAN - BIBLE in FRENCH. La bible, qui est toute la saincte escriture du vieil et nouveau testament. Autrement, l'ancienne et la nouvelle alliance. Le tout reueu & conferé sur les Textes Hebrieux & Grecs.
Sedan, Jean Jannon, 1633.
Small 8vo. Contemporary armorial full black morocco, ornamented in gilt, all edges gilt; ff. 364, 88, 112, , printed on fine, thin paper of good quality; wear to corners, one tiny hole…
CHIMOT, Édouard (Artist). VERLAINE, Paul. Parallèlement. Vingt-trois eaux-fortes originales de Édouard Chimot.
[Argenteuil, R. Coulouma and Paris, Cerbellaud & Jonnart for the artist and Devambez, May 25, 1931].
Large 4to (c. 330 x 250 mm). Loose and entirely uncut in the original printed wrappers; pp. [4, blank], [2, half-title and limitation], [2, blank], [2, title printed in red and black…