Decorative Antique Prints with Themes for Women

Enjoy this selection of prints showing historical scenes with women.

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"Der Sonnenstrahl" (the ray of sun)

Chromolithograph by C. Wohnlich, 1892.

Image: 15 x 10.5 cm ( 5.9 x 4.1")

$ 30.00 minus 40% Discount = $ 18.00

Order Nr. WOMEN255281

"Some Noted Women Painters"

Article by Helene L. Poswtlethwaite. Published 1895.

3 separate pages with 7 images of women painters.

Some of the women shown; Marie Seymour Lucas, Marianne Stokes
Mary Waller, Henrietta Normand and others.

Page size: 28 x 21 cm ( 11 x 8.2 ")

$ 50.00

Order Nr. WOMEN252453

"Die gelehrte Frau" ( the learned, scholarly woman )

Wood engraving 1883 shows a scholarly woman studying a skull surrounded by books
and papers on the floor. The father cares for the children and brings the woman her coffe? or tea?
On the middle right of the image is a microscope for research.

Overall light age toning. No margins.

Image without border: 24 x 16.5 cm ( 9.4 x 6.4 ")


Order Nr. WOMEN249674

Women in Congress

Amérique. - La tribune des femmes au congrès de Washington.

Heliogravure from "Le Monde Illustré", 1868.
Backside is printed. Light scattered spotting.

10 x 15.8 cm ( 3.9 x 6.2 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. WOMEN9611

"Eine Haelfte des Vermittlungsamtes I der Berliner Fernsprechanlage"
(Telephone Switchboard in Berlin)

Wood engraving ca 1900. Vertical centerfold. Right margin has been enforced.

Image: 19.5 x 25.5 cm ( 7.6 x 10")

$ 50.00

Order Nr. TECHNOLOGY254129

Das neue Gebärhaus in München

"Das neue Gebärhaus in München" ( The new child-bearing house in Munich )

Hand-colored steel engraving by J. Poppel. Fine hand coloring.

Dated 1856

This building was inaugurated in 1856. It was established as a „modern" birth house for Munich women.

Light general age toning. Minimal spotting.

9,6 x 15,7 cm (ca. 3.8 x 6.2")

$ 90.00

Order Nr.MUNICH238498

"Gazing at some photographs of Fair Ladies, Dr. M'Cluskie regrets that women
should ever grow old; - "For" he observes "Women differrentiate essentially
from men in that the former having lost their youth are often apt to forego
that minute care for external appearance and personal adornment which goes
so far to render one sex attractive in the eyes of the other"

Wood engraving 1873. Reverse side is printed.

17 x 11 cm ( 6.6 x 4.3 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. WOMEN243798

"Salon de 1880. - Le Soir, tableau de M. Jules Breton"

Wood engraving of the painting "Le Soir" by Jules Breton. The painting belonged
to M. Goupil. Lower margin is narrow. Reverse side is printed.

16.5 x 23 cm ( 6.4 x 9 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. WOMEN244162

No title. Motherhood - "Mutterschaft" (German for motherhood) is the official name of the painting which belongs to the Schleissheim Art Collection (Schleissheim is just north of Munich in Bavaria)

Lithographed by Thomas Kammerer after the painting by Margerite Gerard (1761-1837)

Munich, 1851

A young noble family, wife and husband, with their two children and a maid.

A Cavalier King Charles Spaniel dog (black variety) rising on the legs of the sitting mother, jealous of, or happy about the baby on her arms.

Very elegant large print in very good condition, the portrait of an elegant, wealthy family at the turn towards the 19th century.

Image: 41,2 x 34,5 cm (ca. 16.2 x 13.5")

Sheet size: 54 x 49 cm (ca. 21.2 x 19.3")

$ 650.00 (discounted at 40% = $ 390.00)

Order Nr. DOG256201

Le Porteuse D'Eau

"Le Porteuse D'Eau"

Wood engraving by Langeval after a painting by Charles Sprague-Pearce dated 1884.
Reverse side is printed.

25 x 16.5 cm ( 9.8 x 6.4 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. WOMEN241784

"Zukunftsbild" ( sign of the future )

"Emanzipierte ( Im deutchen Ruhmestempel):"
"Heute stellt man hier noch die Buesten von Maennerb auf - im Jahre 200 werden es nur noch Frauenbuesten sein"
( Now there are only bust of men - in the year 2000 there will be only busts of women!)

Below the image is an unrelated poem in the Pfalz dialect about a poor musician.

Wood engraving 1909. Reverse side is printed.

Image size: 15.5 x 16.2 cm ( 6.1 x 6.3 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. HUMOR241785

A Duet

Copper etching (mostly stipple etching) by F. Holl after James Sant. Ca 1830. Modern hand coloring.
Upper left corner has a crease and to the right of the title and a bit lower is a light gray spot ( 3cm diameter)
Margins have overall light age toning and some minimal light scattered spotting.

Height of oval: 22.7 cm (8.9 ") Page size: 33.5 x 23.8 cm ( 13.2 x 9.3 ")

$ 100.00

Order Nr.MUSIC9255

"Fremder.......So, das Mannsbild dort ist Euer neuer Buergermeister?.....Bei dieser Wahl habt Ihr offenbar
nicht bedacht, dass einer Gemeinde nur einer energischen Persoenlichkeit uebertragen werden soll?!. . . .
Einheimischer: O, das haben wir sehr wohl bedacht - schauen Sie sich nur einmal die Frau Buergermeister an!"

Wood engraving after Ph. Gratz dated 1908. Reverse side is printed.

23.5 x 18 cm ( 9.2 x 7 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. AGRICULTURE241407

"Italienerinnen an der Quelle"

Photogravure after the painting of W. Bouguereau ca 1885. Reverse side is printed.

22.5 x 15.5 cm ( 8.8 x 6.1 ")

Order Nr. ITALIA237251 SOLD

"Errötend folgt er ihren Spuren" (Schiller)

Wood engraving by A. Roeseler. Published in Munich, December 13, 1907.
Image is surrounded by text page. Text on backside.

13 x 8.5 cm ( 5.1 x 3.3 ")

$ 55.00

Order Nr. WOMEN9608

(by E. J. Poynter, R. A. )"

Fine study of two women done in light sepia published as chromolithograph ca 1905.

Image: 17.5 x 23.5 cm ( 6.8 x 9.8")

$ 30.00 minus 40% Discount = $ 18.00

Order Nr. WOMEN256663

"Die koenigliche Hochschule fuer Frauen in Egham" ( First university for women in the world!)

Now Royal Holloway University in Egham.

Wood engraving ca 1875. Reverse side is printed.

15 x 22.5 cm ( 5.9 x 8.8 ")

$ 55.00


"Das erste weibliche Schornsteinfeger." ( The first feminine chimney sweep )

Wood engraving after E. Kirchner ca 1910. Reverse side is printed.

20 x 14 cm ( 7.8 x 5.5 ")

$ 55.00

Order Nr. WOMEN241408



The Amazons were female warriors in Greek mythology.

Very fine lithograph by Aubry Lecomte after a painting by Anne-Louis Girodet-Trioson (1767-1824)..

Lithograph is printed on China paper and laid down on heavier paper. Published by Bonnemaison in Paris ca 1830.

Very fine impression. Background paper has a few light spots and minor creases. .

Image: 27.5 x 22.5 cm ( 10.8 x 8.8 ")

Page size: 46.7 x 33.5 cm ( 18.3 x 13.1 ")

$ 130.00

Order Nr MYTHOLOGY239582

Pray, are you an advocate of Woman ´s Rights Mam

Her Rights.
Old Gent (mildly) "Pray, are you an advocate of Woman ´s Rights Mam?"
Lady ( sharply ). "Most Certainly I am Sir. Why do you ask?"
Old Gent. "Because I was about to offer you my seat; but f course you claim the right to Stand!"

Wood engraving from "Punch" dated 1882. Reverse side is printed.

11.3 x 17.5 cm ( 4.4 x 6.8 ")

Order Nr. WOMEN235977 SOLD

Dur und Moll

Die Landschaftsmalerin (the Landscape Painter)

Wood engraving after Th. Heine ca 1880. Reverse side is printed.

23 x 16 cm ( 9 x 6.3 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. WOMEN9612

"Une Rhetorique Des Demoiselles"
"Le Neuf Parties du discours"

Wood engraving made by Eustache Lorsay aften an antique print.
Published 1868. Below the image and on the reverse side is an article ( in French)
about this curious print representing the muses as young girls. Each holds a page
representing parts of grammar.

18.5 x 13.7 cm ( 7.2 x 5.3 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. WOMEN242237

"Amusements for the Sea-Side"

Fred " Hello Charley! Nothing the Matters I hope?"
Charley. " Oh, no - Rather hard up for excitement! That's all! So I thought I d just take the girls out
for a little exercise. Would you like to jump in, and give them a turn?"

Wood engraving dated 1873. Reverse side is printed.

10.5 x 17.5 cm ( 4.1 x 6.8 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. WOMEN239846

Moderne Frauenberufe. Die Apotekerin. (Modern Women‘s Job: Pharmicist)

Wood engraving after Colanus. Printed in light brown ink. Reverse side is printed.

20.7 x 16 cm ( 8.1 x 6.2 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. CHEMISTRY9613

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