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Guy Laroche Sketches Model, 1954
By Mark Shaw
Located in New York, NY
Guy Laroche Sketches Model -- Fashion Designer Guy Laroche is shown sketching a model wearing one of his ensembles. Photographed by Mark Shaw for LIFE in 1954. Image size is 10" x 15...
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1950s Modern Black and White Photography

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Giclée

Guy Laroche Sketches Model, 1954
By Mark Shaw
Located in New York, NY
Guy Laroche Sketches Model -- Fashion Designer Guy Laroche is shown sketching a model wearing one of his ensembles. Photographed by Mark Shaw for LIFE in 1954. Image size is 40" x 59...
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1950s Modern Black and White Photography

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Giclée

Guy Laroche Sketches Model, 1954
By Mark Shaw
Located in New York, NY
Guy Laroche Sketches Model -- Fashion Designer Guy Laroche is shown sketching a model wearing one of his ensembles. Photographed by Mark Shaw for LIFE in 1954. Image size is 22" x 32...
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1950s Modern Black and White Photography

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Giclée

Guy Laroche Sketches Model, 1954
By Mark Shaw
Located in New York, NY
Guy Laroche Sketches Model -- Fashion Designer Guy Laroche is shown sketching a model wearing one of his ensembles. Photographed by Mark Shaw for LIFE in 1954. Image size is 32" x 48...
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1950s Modern Black and White Photography

Materials

Giclée

Guy Laroche Sketches Model, 1954
By Mark Shaw
Located in New York, NY
Guy Laroche Sketches Model -- Fashion Designer Guy Laroche is shown sketching a model wearing one of his ensembles. Photographed by Mark Shaw for LIFE in 1954. Image size is 13.75" x...
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1950s Modern Black and White Photography

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Giclée

Architect's Sketch Chair Canvas / Black
By Frama
Located in Copenhagen, DK
The Sketch chair was originally designed by Elding Oscarson for the Museum of Sketches in Lund, Sweden, and acknowledges the beauty of soft shapes. It carries a gentle profile outlin...
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2010s Lithuanian Scandinavian Modern Chairs

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Steel

  • Architect's Sketch Chair Canvas / Black
  • Architect's Sketch Chair Canvas / Black
  • Architect's Sketch Chair Canvas / Black
  • Architect's Sketch Chair Canvas / Black
H 29.93 in. W 20.67 in. D 17.13 in.
Sketch 2
By Tenesh Webber
Located in London, GB
Black and white silver gelatin print - Unframed. Tenesh Webber has, over the past 25 years, worked in either large scale/mural size prints; manipulated the photographs in the darkro...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Photography

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Silver Gelatin

  • Sketch 2
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  • Sketch 2
H 10.83 in. W 10.83 in.
Sketch 6
By Tenesh Webber
Located in London, GB
Black and white silver gelatin print - Unframed. Tenesh Webber has, over the past 25 years, worked in either large scale/mural size prints; manipulated the photographs in the darkro...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Photography

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Silver Gelatin

  • Sketch 6
  • Sketch 6
  • Sketch 6
  • Sketch 6
H 10.83 in. W 10.83 in.
Sketch 5
By Tenesh Webber
Located in London, GB
Black and white silver gelatin print - Unframed. Tenesh Webber has, over the past 25 years, worked in either large scale/mural size prints; manipulated the photographs in the darkro...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Photography

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Silver Gelatin

  • Sketch 5
  • Sketch 5
  • Sketch 5
  • Sketch 5
H 10.83 in. W 10.83 in.
Sketch 4
By Tenesh Webber
Located in London, GB
Black and white silver gelatin print - Unframed. Tenesh Webber has, over the past 25 years, worked in either large scale/mural size prints; manipulated the photographs in the darkro...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Photography

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Silver Gelatin

  • Sketch 4
  • Sketch 4
  • Sketch 4
  • Sketch 4
H 10.83 in. W 10.83 in.
Sketch No. 5/1
By Wolfgang Leidhold
Located in New York, NY
This piece represents apart of the artist's "Knots" series which symbolizes shapes of the knots that are not planned. It is like the “Dao” grabbing the artist and the power that move...
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2010s Abstract Geometric Abstract Paintings

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Acrylic, Archival Paper, Ink

  • Sketch No. 5/1
  • Sketch No. 5/1
  • Sketch No. 5/1
  • Sketch No. 5/1
H 10 in. W 15.5 in. D .1 in.
Oil Sketch
By Constantin Chatov
Located in Atlanta, GA
It is natural that Constantin Chatov’s work has a musical feeling. The renowned portraitist, whose clientele included hundreds of prominent people including the portraits of Margaret...
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20th Century Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Sketch with Cat
By Erling Valtyrson
Located in New Orleans, LA
A curious cat is included in this composition with portraits of women ad crafts. Erling Valtyrson created this 2013 mezzotint in an edition of 30 and signed, titled and numbered each...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Animal Prints

Materials

Mezzotint

Informal Sketches - Black Penmark aCardboard by A. Matheos
By Alkis Matheos
Located in Roma, IT
Informal Sketches is an original artwork realized by the Greek artist Alkis Matheos in the XX Century. Black penmark on cardboard. The name of the artist appears on the lower righ...
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Mid-20th Century Contemporary Nude Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Pen

Sickle and hammer - Figurative Drawing, Sketch, Black & Red, Surrealistic
By Franciszek Starowieyski
Located in Warsaw, PL
Drawing on paper, 1978 Stamp of authenticity by artist's wife FRANCISZEK STAROWIEYSKI (b.1930- d.2009) studied paitning at Academy of Fine Arts in Kraków and Warsaw (1949-1955). He...
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1970s Surrealist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Color Pencil, Paper, Carbon Pencil

Architect's Sketch 021 Stool H65 Natural Canvas / Black
By Frama
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Originally designed for the Museum of Sketches in Lund, Sweden, the sketch stool is a comfortable and versatile stool that underlines a strong feeling of elegance and softness. It ca...
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2010s Lithuanian Scandinavian Modern Stools

Materials

Steel

Architect's Sketch 021 Stool H76 Natural Canvas / Black
By Frama
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Originally designed for the Museum of Sketches in Lund, Sweden, the Sketch Stool is a comfortable and versatile stool that underlines a strong feeling of elegance and softness. It ca...
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2010s Lithuanian Scandinavian Modern Stools

Materials

Steel

Architect's Sketch 021 Stool H50 Natural Canvas / Black
By Frama
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Originally designed for the Museum of Sketches in Lund, Sweden, the Sketch Collection celebrates the artistic process and acknowledges the art form it is in itself. The Sketch Stool ...
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2010s Lithuanian Scandinavian Modern Stools

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Steel

Bea, Sunset Road Sketch
By Ben Fenske
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
Painted en plein air in Chianti, Italy, Beatrice walks down a a shrub-lined path. A yellow sky indicates the sun has just set beneath the horizon. The horizon is blue, depicting dist...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Impressionist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Panel

Sketch (Maumere), black and white abstract expressionist work on paper
By Lydia Janssen
Located in New York, NY
Sketch (Maumere), 2018 Ink, charcoal, and pencil on paper 22 × 30 inches unframed 27.5 x 35 inches framed Since moving to Ubud (Bali, Indonesia) in August 2018 Lydia has been invest...
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Charcoal, Ink

Moschino Jeans White with Black Floral Sketch Single Button Blazer
By Moschino
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is a fantastic Moschino Jeans blazer. White heavy yet silky cotton blended twill with a black abstract floral pattern and wonderful single button closure. Fabric and size tag w...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Single-Breasted Jackets

Portrait Sketch of Man with a Cane
Located in Houston, TX
Gorgeous and detailed portrait sketch of a man in a suit with a cane by artist C. Hallam in 1975.
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1970s Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Pencil

Local Hemisphere, graphite on paper, segmented tree sketch, black and white
By James Isherwood
Located in New York, NY
On a first viewing of Isherwood’s work, we recognize the walls and other architectural components. A closer inspection, however, reveals that these enigmatic houses lack structural e...
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2010s Contemporary Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Graphite

René Gruau, Sketch Bal du Moulin Rouge
Located in Encino, CA
René Gruau Original gouache on paper depicting Watusi in Frénésie at The Bal du Moulin rouge. Non signed on the front, signed on the back and titled " Moulin rouge XVIII " circa 1...
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Vintage 1970s European Paintings

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Paper

  • René Gruau, Sketch Bal du Moulin Rouge
  • René Gruau, Sketch Bal du Moulin Rouge
  • René Gruau, Sketch Bal du Moulin Rouge
  • René Gruau, Sketch Bal du Moulin Rouge
H 17 in. W 12.75 in. D 0.1 in.
1930s Italian Sketch of a Poster Against Tuberculosis
By Fortunato Depero
Located in Milan, IT
Cartoon for a poster against tuberculosis "Donate money for the poor sick ones with tuberculosis" made using a mixed technique of pastel and watercolor for the Italian National Campa...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Posters

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Paper

Sketch for a Frieze - Original Collotype Print - 1919
By (after) Gustav Klimt
Located in Roma, IT
Sketch for a Frieze is a vintage, beautiful, and rare collotype from “Gustav Klimt: Fünfundzwanzig Handzeichnungen”, a limited-edition collection of 25 monochrome and two-color collo...
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1910s Modern Portrait Prints

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Black and White

Cloudy landscape. Oil sketch on cardboard. Unsigned.
By Jules Pierre van Biesbroeck
Located in Paris, FR
Cloudy landscape. Oil sketch on cardboard. Unsigned. This work will be recorded in the catalogue raisonné of the work of the artist currently in preparation. Jules Van Biesbroeck wa...
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Early 20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Sketches of Auden: black drawing based on Auden poetry and Yorkshire landscape
By Henry Moore
Located in New York, NY
This black and white portrait drawing is one of a series of 18 lithographs drawn by the artist for the Auden Poems/Moore Lithographs 1974 book and portfolio. This work is from an edi...
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Late 20th Century Modern Abstract Prints

Materials

Lithograph

Givenchy clad Model is Sketched at Trouville, 1957
By Mark Shaw
Located in New York, NY
Givenchy Clad Model is Sketched at Trouville -- Photographed by Mark Shaw for the Jan. 14, 1957 issue of Life, this model is captured wearing resort fashion designed by Hubert de Giv...
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1950s Modern Color Photography

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Giclée

Lullaby Sketches: black white drawing based on Auden poetry and Yorkshire lands
By Henry Moore
Located in New York, NY
One of a series of 18 lithographs drawn by the artist for the Auden Poems/Moore Lithographs 1974 book and portfolio. This work is from an edition of 25 printed on vellum aside from t...
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Late 20th Century Modern Abstract Prints

Materials

Lithograph

Givenchy clad Model is Sketched at Trouville, 1957
By Mark Shaw
Located in New York, NY
Givenchy Clad Model is Sketched at Trouville -- Photographed by Mark Shaw for the Jan. 14, 1957 issue of Life, this model is captured wearing resort fashion designed by Hubert de Giv...
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1950s Modern Color Photography

Materials

Giclée

"Montana Hillside Sketch", Oil Landscape Painting on Canvas
By Richard Rosenblatt
Located in New York, NY
"Montana Hillside Sketch" by Richard Rosenblatt Oil on canvas Mountains, Hills, Montana, Western United States, Landscape, Scenic, Scenery, Rural, Impressionism, Impressionist, Real...
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21st Century and Contemporary Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Paint, Oil

Givenchy clad Model is Sketched at Trouville, 1957
By Mark Shaw
Located in New York, NY
Givenchy Clad Model is Sketched at Trouville -- Photographed by Mark Shaw for the Jan. 14, 1957 issue of Life, this model is captured wearing resort fashion designed by Hubert de Giv...
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1950s Modern Color Photography

Materials

Giclée

Givenchy clad Model is Sketched at Trouville, 1957
By Mark Shaw
Located in New York, NY
Givenchy Clad Model is Sketched at Trouville -- Photographed by Mark Shaw for the Jan. 14, 1957 issue of Life, this model is captured wearing resort fashion designed by Hubert de Giv...
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1950s Modern Color Photography

Materials

Giclée

Givenchy clad Model is Sketched at Trouville, 1957
By Mark Shaw
Located in New York, NY
Givenchy Clad Model is Sketched at Trouville -- Photographed by Mark Shaw for the Jan. 14, 1957 issue of Life, this model is captured wearing resort fashion designed by Hubert de Giv...
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1950s Modern Color Photography

Materials

Giclée

Tool Drypoint: Wrench by Jim Dine, black and white tool still life sketch
By Jim Dine
Located in New York, NY
Jim Dine drew the plate for this image in the same period as his “Thirty Bones of My Body” 1972 portfolio of drypoint tool images. Crisbrook paper (30 x 22 in. / 76.2 x 56 cm.) and p...
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1970s Modern Figurative Prints

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Drypoint

Drypoint: Hand saw by Jim Dine, black and white tool still life sketch
By Jim Dine
Located in New York, NY
Jim Dine drew the plate for this image in the same period as his “Thirty Bones of My Body” 1972 portfolio of drypoint tool images. Crisbrook paper (30 x 22 in. / 76.2 x 56 cm.) and p...
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1970s Modern Figurative Prints

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Drypoint

Tool Drypoint: Paintbrush by Jim Dine, black and white tool still life sketch
By Jim Dine
Located in New York, NY
Jim Dine drew the plate for this image in the same period as his “Thirty Bones of My Body” 1972 portfolio of drypoint tool images. Crisbrook paper (30 x 22 in. / 76.2 x 56 cm.) and p...
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1970s Modern Figurative Prints

Materials

Drypoint

VAN BIESBROECK Jules Park view. Oil sketch on cardboard.
By Jules Pierre van Biesbroeck
Located in Paris, FR
Park view. Oil sketch on cardboard. Unsigned. This work will be recorded in the catalogue raisonné of the work of the artist currently in preparation. Jules Van Biesbroeck was the s...
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Early 20th Century Impressionist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

Tool drypoint: Weed puller by Jim Dine, black and white tool still life sketch
By Jim Dine
Located in New York, NY
Jim Dine drew the plate for this image in the same period as his “Thirty Bones of My Body” 1972 portfolio of drypoint tool images. Crisbrook paper (30 x 22 in. / 76.2 x 56 cm.) and p...
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1970s Modern Figurative Prints

Materials

Drypoint

Tool Drypoint: Bottle opener by Jim Dine, black and white tool still life sketch
By Jim Dine
Located in New York, NY
Jim Dine drew the plate for this image in the same period as his “Thirty Bones of My Body” 1972 portfolio of drypoint tool images. Crisbrook paper (30 x 22 in. / 76.2 x 56 cm.) and p...
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1970s Modern Figurative Prints

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Drypoint

American, 19th Century oil sketch plain air, France
By Newton Alonso Wells
Located in Petworth, GB
Newton Alonso Wells (American, 1852 – 1923) A plein air sketch of a building in the woods, Champagne Oil on card Signed ‘H A Wells / Champaign 99’ (lower left) 10.1/4 x 14.1/2 in. (2...
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Late 19th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil

Sketched Portrait - 1910s - Original Collotype Print by Gustav Klimt
By (after) Gustav Klimt
Located in Roma, IT
Sketched Portrait is a vintage, beautiful, and rare collotype from “Gustav Klimt: Fünfundzwanzig Handzeichnungen”, a limited-edition collection of 25 monochrome and two-color colloty...
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1910s Modern Portrait Prints

Materials

Black and White

Pencil Sketch of Industrial London 'Tanker at Greenwich' by L. S Lowry
By Laurence Stephen Lowry
Located in Shrewsbury, Shropshire
This extraordinary work by Lowry shows a Tanker docked in Greenwich. Many of his drawings depict Pendlebury in Lancashire, where he lived and worked for most of his life. This sketch...
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20th Century Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Archival Paper, Pencil

Pencil Sketch of Industrial London 'Tanker at Greenwich' by L. S Lowry
By Laurence Stephen Lowry
Located in Shrewsbury, Shropshire
This extraordinary work by Lowry shows a Tanker docked in Greenwich. Many of his drawings depict Pendlebury in Lancashire, where he lived and worked for most of his life. This sketch...
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20th Century Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Archival Paper, Pencil

1930s Italian Futurist Poster Sketch "Ten Cents to Fight Tubercolosis"
By Fortunato Depero
Located in Milan, IT
Sketch of a futurist poster, 1930s, "Ten cents to fight tuberculosis", for the Italian national campaign to inform people about the prevention of this illness. Measures cm: 42 x 32 i...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Futurist Paintings

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Paper

Graphite 19th Century Sketch of Voltaire in Vintage Frame
Located in Hudson, NY
This finely rendered work showing Francois-Marie Arouet also know as Voltaire is from the late 19th century. The drawing in a vintage frame shows the sitter in a somewhat relaxed po...
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Antique 19th Century Unknown Neoclassical Drawings

Materials

Paper

VAN BIESBROECK Jules. Boats on a lake. Oil sketch on cardboard.
By Jules Pierre van Biesbroeck
Located in Paris, FR
Boats on a lake. Oil sketch on cardboard. Unsigned. This work will be recorded in the catalogue raisonné of the work of the artist currently in preparation. Jules Van Biesbroeck was...
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Early 20th Century Impressionist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

'Hamam Rigba'. Oil sketch on cardboard. Signed and titled on back.
By Jules Pierre van Biesbroeck
Located in Paris, FR
'Hamam Rigba'. Oil sketch on cardboard. Signed and titled on the back. This work will be recorded in the catalogue raisonné of the work of the artist currently in preparation. Jules...
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1930s Post-Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Oil

VAN BIESBROECK Jules. View in Sicily. Oil sketch on cardboard. Unsigned.
By Jules Pierre van Biesbroeck
Located in Paris, FR
View in Sicily. Oil sketch on cardboard. Unsigned. This work will be recorded in the catalogue raisonné of the work of the artist currently in preparation. Jules Van Biesbroeck was ...
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Early 20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Porcelain, a Sketch of its Nature Art and Manufacture, 1906, First Edition
By William Burton
Located in valatie, NY
Porcelain, a sketch of its nature art and manufacture by William Burton, F.C.S. London: Cassell & Company, Limited, 1906. First Edition hardcover with no dust jacket. 263 pp. An anti...
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Early 20th Century English Books

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Paper

Nelson De La Nuez Goodnight My Love Mixed Media Oil Pastel Sketch
By Nelson De La Nuez
Located in Miami, FL
As one of the world's most collected, significant pop artists today, Nelson De La Nuez is a born iconoclast. Using his unique juxtaposition of pop culture and surrealism, and reflect...
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2010s Mixed Media

Materials

Linen, Oil Pastel

1979 Italian Design Drawing Sketch for a Desk Light Project by Luciano Mattioli
By Luciano Mattioli
Located in New York, NY
Dated mid-20th century industrial hand drawing, highly collectible Italian modern Product Design for a lacquer yellow desk light project, realized without ruler in pastels and gouach...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Drawings

Materials

Paint, Paper, Crayon

19th Century French school, Two italian women in a landscape, an oil sketch
Located in Paris, FR
19th Century French school, Two italian women in a landscape, oil on canvas 59 x 43.5 cm Bears a signature and a date on the lower left (see photograph please) but barely lisible ...
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1840s Romantic Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Sketch for Finding a Pulse, Hand of an American Civil War Soldier, Oil on Linen
By William Blake
Located in Chicago, IL
Captured during one of the many Civil War Reenactments the artist participates in, "Finding a Pulse" depicts a soldier at perhaps his last moments. The red accents coupled with the ...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Linen, Oil

Genealogies and Sketches of Some Old Families of VA and KY by BF Van Meter 1901
Located in Dallas, TX
Presenting an extremely rare first edition hardback copy of Genealogies and Sketches of Some Old Families Who have taken Prominent Part in the Development of Virginia and Kentucky, E...
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Early 20th Century American American Colonial Books

Materials

Paper

Black Willow Sketch, Oil Painting
By Michael Workman
Located in Denver, CO
Michael Workman's "Black Willow Sketch" is an oil painting created in 2018 featuring a black willow against an atmospheric backdrop. About the artist: Michael Workman is considere...
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2010s Realist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil

Vintage Christian Dior Fashion Sketch - Black Coat
By Christian Dior
Located in Houston, TX
Vintage French haute couture fashion sketch in gouache and ink of a long charcoal grey trench coat lined in plush fur by Christian Dior, 1977. Christian Dior Fashion House stamp. Fab...
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1970s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Gouache, Ink, Paper

Vintage Christian Dior Fashion Sketch - Black Evening Dress
By Christian Dior
Located in Houston, TX
Vintage French haute couture fashion sketch in gouache and ink of a elegant black evening dress with a geometric print by Christian Dior fashion house, 1977. Christian Dior Fashion H...
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1970s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Gouache, Ink, Paper

Lifesize Framed Sketch
Located in Seattle, WA
Beautiful oversize sketch in black and indigo of woman in evening gown in antique frame.
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Antique 19th Century Drawings

  • Lifesize Framed Sketch
  • Lifesize Framed Sketch
  • Lifesize Framed Sketch
  • Lifesize Framed Sketch
H 62 in. W 40 in. D 3 in.

Black Sketches For Sale on 1stDibs

On 1stDibs, there are several options of black sketches available for sale. Finding the perfect Modern, Impressionist or Post-Impressionist examples of these works for your space is difficult — today, we have a vast range of variations and more on offer. There are many variations of these items available, from those made as long ago as the 19th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. You can search the black sketches that we have for sale on 1stDibs by color — popular works were created in bold and neutral palettes with elements of black, white, beige and gray. There have been many well-done artworks of this subject over the years, but those made by Mark Shaw, Jim Dine, Tenesh Webber, (after) Gustav Klimt and Henry Moore are often thought to be among the most beautiful. The range of these distinct pieces — often created in paint, oil paint and digital print — can elevate any room of your home.

How Much are Black Sketches?

The average selling price for black sketches we offer is $1,438, while they’re typically $99 on the low end and $7,800 for the highest priced.