Grapefruit Moon Gallery A delicately rendered, romanticized Art Nouveau maiden posed with a cornucopia filled with a plentiful summer’s harvest. This original watercolor illustration painting was created by the New York illustrator, muralist, and fine artist Will Hicok Low for the August 1899 cover of McClure’s Magazine’s Midsummer Fiction Number
A signed original mixed medium illustration by the renowned American illustrator Winold Reiss used as an interior book plate. This work is of unknown usage, it resembles a woodcut but is a large original pen and ink drawing with white gouache highlights. An early American Pilgrim hunting scene, featuring a forest maiden lifting her arms towards a white dove perched in a tree—without the context of the book, it is hard to guess whether she has been discovered by the hunting party or is the hunted.
Howard Phipps studied Fine Art at the Gloucestershire College of Art
in Cheltenham. He is a painter/printmaker with a special interest in wood
engraving. Howard Phipps has a particular interest in the downland landscape
of Wiltshire and Dorset. His drawings are all made on location and the
resulting wood engravings create an image which captures
a recognisable spirit of place
Andrei Ryabushkin, A Young Man Breaking into the Girls Dance, and the Old Women are in Panic, 1902.