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Biblio is lucky to work with such amazing booksellers who provide not just rare and antique books, but antique and rare original art. Browse the featured artwork below for some of the most amazing and unbelievably rare original artwork by some truly inspiring artists. Some of the rare original art featured below are self-portraits of famous and beloved authors, and others are detailed landscapes. Any of the rare original artwork featured in the Biblio Rare Book Room would definitely add to the value of your rare and antique book collection.

MAX JACOB. Double Signed Litho by Picasso. Max Jacob

Montrouge [Paris]: 1910, 1910. Original Litho. Montrouge [Paris]: 1910, 1910. Original Litho. Picasso. Max Jacob. MAX JACOB. Double Signed Litho. Montrouge [Paris] (Seine). 1910. 14" 7/8 X 10" 3/4 on plain paper stock printed in black. Number 1…

From TBCL The Book Collector's Library


Original painting: "Sailor's Farewell," together with autograph book by Kent, Rockwell

1935. Kent, Rockwell. Measuring 13 by 9 1/4 inches, this watercolor bears Kent's signature along with the inscription, "to his friend Charly Mortensen, 1935." Mortensen was the telegraph operator aboard the Hans Egede, the ship on which Kent made two of …

From Bromer Booksellers


Forty-six fine watercolours elegantly bound in a nineteenth-century album by NOVELLI, Francesco

Probaly Venice, 1825. An exquisite suite of watercolours, including a beautiful series of scenes documenting a Venetian commedia dell'arte troupe, by the Italian artist Francesco Novelli. Francesco Novelli (1767-1836), one of the preeminent artists of hi…

From Rare Illustrated Books


Bibliographie des oeuvres de René Char by CHAR, René (1907-1988); Pierre-André BENOIT ("PAB", 1921-1993)

Paris: PAB, 1964. 8vo (9.75 x 7 inches; 248 x 178 mm). 98, [6] pages. Printed on Arches. ONE OF 50 COPIES WITH FOUR ORIGINAL SIGNED PRINTS BY GEORGES BRAQUE, ALBERTO GIACOMETTI, JOAN MIRÓ, and MARIA HELENA VIEIRA DA SILVA; and 12 illustrations in text…

From Riverrun Books & Manuscripts


Saint`Angelo by Brogi, Giacomo

Italy, 1870. Book. Illus. by Giacomo Brogi. Very Fine. No Binding. Albumen Mammoth Print, c. 1870's , By Giacomo Brogi , 1822- 1881 Italian. Very rare photographic image by this artist , in the original restored frame . This is not one of the standard…

From Gibbs Books


The Walk, Hampstead" or "The Spaniards - Hampstead Heath" (Oil on Canvas) by Davis, John Scarlett (Leominster, 1804 - London, 1845)

1840 Oil on Canvas. According to Tony Hobbs, possibly Scarlett Davis's last work. Condition Report: The painting is in Very good condition. The frame is in good condition. The painting is signed and dated in the lower left hand corner. If you want to…

From Louis Caron


Pen Sketches of Napoleon I (album of original drawings) by [Bonaparte, Napoleon]

Italy, 1825. Album of dynamic original drawings chronicling the Napoleonic era, with an emphasis on the Italian campaigns. Events depicted include sieges and battles (Mantua, Lodi, Trebbia, Marengo); the signing of treaties (Campo Formio, Tolentino); the…

From Honey & Wax Booksellers


Horizon View: Chocorua by CUMMINGS, E.E

Oil on canvas. 43" x 20". No date. No Binding. …

From Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA


"AN EXTENSIVE WOODED LANDSCAPE WITH FIGURES BY A FORD" (Oil on Canvas) by Johann Christian Vollerdt: (Leipzig, 1708 - Dresden, 1769)

1757 Oil on Canvas. Condition Report: The canvas has been relined, and does not appear to have suffered any major damages. The paint surface, which been quite recently cleaned and varnished, is in very good condition. Inspection under ultraviolet light re…

From Louis Caron


Reclining Nude by CUMMINGS, E.E

Undated. 16" x 13". Oil on wood. Framed. A portrait of Cummings' wife, Marion Morehouse, reclining on a bed in a position reminiscent, presumably deliberately, of Goya's "The Naked Maja." Goya's painting was considered scandalous in its day, in a way that…

From Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA


Avec les Gueux - Quarante dessins de Marie Baudet. Préface de Jean Richepin de l’Académie Francaise. by Baudet, Marie (pen name of Marie Ludivine Antoinette Dupuit)

40 original drawings by Marie Baudet, ink brush with various washes and water colour heightening, all of them signed by the artist, some dated and with manuscript title, mostly ca 380 x 530 mm a few ca 220 x 290 mm pasted onto white paper mounts (565 x…

From Antiquariat Banzhaf


The Artist's Mother At Table by CUMMINGS, E.E

1942. A portrait by Cummings of his mother, Rebecca Clarke Cummings, immortalized in Cummings' words: "if there are any heavens my mother will(all by herself)have one." Oil on canvas. 15" x 20". Dated on verso, September 1, 1942. No Binding. …

From Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA


Barren Tree On Stormy Night by CUMMINGS, E.E

Oil on canvas. 24" x 20-1/2". Signed by Cummings on the back. No date. No Binding. …

From Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA


A Girl and Her Dog by CUMMINGS, E.E

ca. 1928. A large portrait by Cummings of his stepdaughter, Diana Barton, with one of her dogs at Joy Farm in New Hampshire, sometime between 1927 and 1930. Diana was born in 1921; Cummings met Anne Barton in 1925 and they spent several summers at Joy Far…

From Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA


The Sacrilege of Alan Kent / Le Sacrilège d'Alan Kent (Photos!) by Alexander Calder, Erskine Caldwell

"The Sacrilege of Alan Kent / Le Sacrilège d'Alan Kent" by Erskine Caldwell (translated to French by Marcel Duhamel) is illustrated with 20 original color etchings by Alexander Calder, of which 5 are double-page etchings (including cover wrapper). Loose …

From Pyramid Collection


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