Historical Drawings and Watercolors

 
 

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Architecture

  • Beaux Arts architectural watercolors by Théodore Olivier (1821-1899) and Jules-Germain Olivier (1869-1940)
  • French architectural watercolors by Charles Arnaud (1847-1930) and August Gagey (1856-1936)
  • 19th century French and Italian architectural element design
  • Military plans

BOOKS/BOUND SAMPLES

  • Fresh Water Fishes of Great Britain, 1828 by Sarah Bowdich (British, 1791-1856)
  • Paisley pattern design album
  • Silk Factory Workbook
  • Watercolor Butterfly album

Decorative Arts Designs

  • Textiles from Lyon
  • Silver by Jean-Guillaume Moitte (1745-1810)
  • Porcelain (Paris, Sevres, Dijon, 1880-1930)
  • Embroidery by Martine Le Cours for Maison Paul Poiret (French, 1911-1919)

 

ENGINEERING

EUROPEAN GARDEN DESIGNS

FRENCH STILL LIFE DRAWINGS

HERBARIA

ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT Sheets

LANDSCAPES

  • Drawings & Monotypes by Henri Marchal (French, 1878-1942)

NATURAL HISTORY

  • Watercolors of fruit by Louis-Pierre Riocreux (1791-1872) and Anthelme-Eugene Grobon (1820-1878)
  • 19th century French watercolors of flowering bulbs, squash and eggs
  • Watercolors of fish by Charles Yver, 1941

PRINTS

  • Handcolored engravings of Pompeii wall decorations
  • Lithographs of Marine Standards, c. 1820
  • Etchings of crustaces and lithographs of shells, 19th century