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Painter, Illustrator, b. 1856 - d. 1926

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      • illustration by William Henry Drake
        Feb. 19, 2024

        illustration by William Henry Drake

        Est: $100 - $125

        antique original illustration pen and ink drawing by William Henry Drake (1856 to 1926) ca. 1890 and label on back and (faded) writing on the front read Touring the Mountains of Japan (in a "Kago") and "Kamakura" and depicts 2 men carrying a travel bed and a woman walking next to them with a walking stick, matted and in nice bamboo "wooden" frame

        Yardley Antiques
      • 2 William Henry Drake Antique Signed Ink Drawings
        Feb. 15, 2024

        2 William Henry Drake Antique Signed Ink Drawings

        Est: $200 - $300

        2 William Henry Drake, American 1856 - 1926, Antique Signed Ink Drawings, Framed. Framed measures 14 inches x 18 inches, art measures 8 inches x 5 inches.

        Greenwich Auction
      • 2 William Henry Drake Antique Signed Ink Drawings
        Feb. 01, 2024

        2 William Henry Drake Antique Signed Ink Drawings

        Est: $200 - $300

        2 William Henry Drake, American 1856 - 1926, Antique Signed Ink Drawings, Framed. Framed measures 14 inches x 18 inches, art measures 8 inches x 5 inches.

        Greenwich Auction
      • William Henry Drake (1856 - 1926)
        Jan. 20, 2024

        William Henry Drake (1856 - 1926)

        Est: ₱20,000 - ₱26,000

        Manila, Philippines Island signed and dated 1912 (lower right) watercolor on board 7" x 10" (18 cm x 26 cm)

        Leon Gallery
      • William Henry Drake (NY,CA,1856-1926) watercolor painting antique
        Jan. 14, 2024

        William Henry Drake (NY,CA,1856-1926) watercolor painting antique

        Est: $525 - $675

        ARTIST: William Henry Drake (New York, California, 1856 - 1926) TITLE: Taj Mahal, India YEAR: 1912 MEDIUM: watercolor on paper. Paper applied to board. CONDITION: Minor damages to lower corners. Few nail holes along edges. One small tear in upper right quadrant. Some age toning. ART SIZE: 7 x 10 inches / 17 x 25 cm BOARD SIZE: 12 x 16 inches / 30 x 40 cm SIGNATURE: lower right CATEGORY: old antique vintage painting for auction sale online AD: ART CONSIGNMENTS WANTED. CONTACT US SKU#: 127810 US Shipping $49 + insurance. BIOGRAPHY: William Drake, born in New York in 1856, studied painting in Paris at the Academie Julian with Benjamin Constant and Doucet, both of whom were Orientalist painters. His style and subject matter were greatly influenced by the trends in European painting at the time.Upon returning from Europe, he studied at the Cincinnati School of Design, and would often go to the zoo in that city, where he could draw the animals first hand. He was briefly employed by the Museum of Natural History, where he did some illustrational work. He also studied at the Art Student's League in New York City. Drake's work was widely reproduced in the Century and Harper's magazines.

        Broward Auction Gallery LLC
      • illustration by William Henry Drake
        Jan. 08, 2024

        illustration by William Henry Drake

        Est: $100 - $125

        antique original illustration pen and ink drawing by William Henry Drake (1856 to 1926) ca. 1890 and label on back and (faded) writing on the front read Touring the Mountains of Japan (in a "Kago") and "Kamakura" and depicts 2 men carrying a travel bed and a woman walking next to them with a walking stick, matted and in nice bamboo "wooden" frame

        Yardley Antiques
      • illustration by William Henry Drake
        Nov. 20, 2023

        illustration by William Henry Drake

        Est: $100 - $125

        antique original illustration pen and ink drawing by William Henry Drake (1856 to 1926) ca. 1890 and label on back and (faded) writing on the front read Touring the Mountains of Japan (in a "Kago") and "Kamakura" and depicts 2 men carrying a travel bed and a woman walking next to them with a walking stick, matted and in nice bamboo "wooden" frame

        Yardley Antiques
      • William Henry Drake Painting
        Oct. 14, 2023

        William Henry Drake Painting

        Est: $300 - $600

        William Henry Drake (American, 1856-1926) watercolor. Linen backed, framed, 15"x17"

        Freedom Auction Company
      • illustration by William Henry Drake
        Sep. 18, 2023

        illustration by William Henry Drake

        Est: $100 - $125

        antique original illustration pen and ink drawing by William Henry Drake (1856 to 1926) ca. 1890 and label on back and (faded) writing on the front read Touring the Mountains of Japan (in a "Kago") and "Kamakura" and depicts 2 men carrying a travel bed and a woman walking next to them with a walking stick, matted and in nice bamboo "wooden" frame

        Yardley Antiques
      • illustration by William Henry Drake
        Jun. 12, 2023

        illustration by William Henry Drake

        Est: $100 - $125

        antique original illustration pen and ink drawing by William Henry Drake (1856 to 1926) ca. 1890 and label on back and (faded) writing on the front read Touring the Mountains of Japan (in a "Kago") and "Kamakura" and depicts 2 men carrying a travel bed and a woman walking next to them with a walking stick, matted and in nice bamboo "wooden" frame

        Yardley Antiques
      • illustration by William Henry Drake
        Mar. 27, 2023

        illustration by William Henry Drake

        Est: $100 - $125

        antique original illustration pen and ink drawing by William Henry Drake (1856 to 1926) ca. 1890 and label on back and (faded) writing on the front read Touring the Mountains of Japan (in a "Kago") and "Kamakura" and depicts 2 men carrying a travel bed and a woman walking next to them with a walking stick, matted and in nice bamboo "wooden" frame

        Yardley Antiques
      • ATTRIBUTED TO WILLIAM HENRY DRAKE (New York/California, 1856-1926), Haying scene., Oil on canvas, 13" x 9.5". Framed 20" x 17".
        May. 26, 2022

        ATTRIBUTED TO WILLIAM HENRY DRAKE (New York/California, 1856-1926), Haying scene., Oil on canvas, 13" x 9.5". Framed 20" x 17".

        Est: $800 - $1,200

        ATTRIBUTED TO WILLIAM HENRY DRAKE New York/California, 1856-1926 Haying scene. Signed illegibly lower left. Old handwritten note verso states it is the work of Drake.

        Eldred's
      • William Henry Drake, Lions on a Cliff, Gauche on Paper
        Nov. 07, 2021

        William Henry Drake, Lions on a Cliff, Gauche on Paper

        Est: $600 - $800

        William Henry Drake, Lions on a Cliff, Gauche on Paper, Signed W. H. Drake. Frame Approximately 23.25 x 19 x 1.25 in. Sight Approximately 14 x 10 in. 

        Clark's Auction Company
      • William Henry Drake (1856-1926) American Artist
        Jan. 12, 2019

        William Henry Drake (1856-1926) American Artist

        Est: $80 - $120

        William Henry Drake (1856-1926) American Artist; painter and illustrator. Drake is best known for his painting DANIEL IN THE LIONS DEN. ALS, 1901, 1p. about 4-1/2 x 6-3/4 in. Trying to set a date for an engagement, encouraging recipient to call him soon. VG

        East Coast Books
      • William Henry Drake (1856-1926) American Artist
        Dec. 15, 2018

        William Henry Drake (1856-1926) American Artist

        Est: $80 - $120

        William Henry Drake (1856-1926) American Artist; painter and illustrator. Drake is best known for his painting DANIEL IN THE LIONS DEN. ALS, 1901, 1p. about 4-1/2 x 6-3/4 in. Trying to set a date for an engagement, encouraging recipient to call him soon. VG

        East Coast Books
      • DRAKE, William Henry. Oil on Canvas. Lion and
        Dec. 02, 2018

        DRAKE, William Henry. Oil on Canvas. Lion and

        Est: $800 - $1,200

        Lioness. 1906. Signed and dated lower right. William Henry Drake (American, 1856-1926). From a Dix Hills, NY collection.

        Clarke Auction Gallery
      • William Henry Drake (1856-1926) American Artist
        Nov. 03, 2018

        William Henry Drake (1856-1926) American Artist

        Est: $80 - $120

        William Henry Drake (1856-1926) American Artist; painter and illustrator. Drake is best known for his painting DANIEL IN THE LIONS DEN. ALS, 1901, 1p. about 4-1/2 x 6-3/4 in. Trying to set a date for an engagement, encouraging recipient to call him soon. VG

        East Coast Books
      • OIL ON CANVAS BY WILLIAM H. DRAKE
        Jun. 02, 2018

        OIL ON CANVAS BY WILLIAM H. DRAKE

        Est: $2,000 - $2,500

        Titled "Lion Attacking Arab Courier in the Desert." Dated 1918. William Henry Drake (American, 1856-1926), member of the National Academy of Arts, especially well-known as an illustrator for Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book. A large painting, signed and dated lower-left. Dimensions are: Image Size - 39 1/2" X 29 1/2", Overall - 42 7/8" X 32 7/8". All measurements are approximate.

        Oakridge Auction Gallery
      • Drake, William Henry: Katzen (Felidiae)
        Nov. 27, 2015

        Drake, William Henry: Katzen (Felidiae)

        Est: €2,500 - €3,000

        Katzen (Felidiae): Studienblatt mit diversen Katzenarten. Gouache auf Karton. 44,6 x 31 cm. Unten links signiert "W. H. Drake", sowie verso mit dem Atelierstempel. William H. Drake studierte Malerei an der Académie Julian in Paris bevor er sich als Künstler wieder in seiner Heimatstadt New York niederließ. Besonders als Tiermaler machte er sich rasch einen Namen. Seinen größten Erfolg feierte Drake dann auch als Mit-Illustrator neben dem Vater des Autors, von Rudyard Kiplings Dschungelbuch, das 1894 in London zum ersten Mal publiziert wurde.

        Galerie Bassenge
      • Drake, William Henry: Katzen (Felidiae)
        Nov. 29, 2013

        Drake, William Henry: Katzen (Felidiae)

        Est: €1,300 - €1,500

        Katzen (Felidiae): Studienblatt mit diversen Katzenarten. Gouache auf Karton. 44,6 x 31 cm. Unten links signiert "W. H. Drake", sowie verso mit dem Atelierstempel.

        Galerie Bassenge
      • WILLIAM HENRY DRAKE (American, 1856-1926) Original unpu
        Sep. 12, 2012

        WILLIAM HENRY DRAKE (American, 1856-1926) Original unpu

        Est: $400 - $600

        WILLIAM HENRY DRAKE (American, 1856-1926) Original unpublished manuscript of profusely illustrated book, A Trip Around the World, circa 1900 Pen and ink Octavo Sizes vary Each illustration is signed by the noted author-illustrator Both a painter and an illustrator, William Henry Drake was a pupil of the Julien Academy in Paris, studying under Benjamin Constant and Doucet. He returned to New York in 1878 and gained employment as a free lance pen and ink artist for such periodicals as Harper's. Showing precise draughtsmanship in such diverse fields as animal studies, still lifes, landscapes and depictions of antique silver and bronzes, Drake's pen and ink drawings were in great demand during the 1880's and 1890's. Around the turn of the century, he also received commissions to illustrate books, including Stories of Child Life and The Book of the Jungle, by Kipling. Will H. Drake was elected an Associate of the prestigious National Academy in 1902.

        Heritage Auctions
      • William Henry Drake
        Jul. 14, 2012

        William Henry Drake

        Est: $1,000 - $1,500

        (New York, 1856-1926)Daniel in the Lion's Den, signed lower left "© W.H. Drake, A.N.A. 1918", oil on canvas, unframed, 30 x 40 in., original stretcher and tacking edge, indentation upper left, abrasions Provenance: A New York Collection

        Brunk Auctions
      • William Henry Drake (1856-1926): Dog with Lambs
        Jun. 01, 2012

        William Henry Drake (1856-1926): Dog with Lambs

        Est: $300 - $400

        William Henry Drake (1856-1926): Dog with Lambs Oil on canvas, signed W.P. Drake, A.N.A., dated 1917, unstretched, unframed. Provenance: Property from Salander-O'Reilly Galleries' Collection, consigned by the Trustee. 31 1/4 x 41 1/4 in.

        STAIR
      • William Henry Drake (American, 1856-1926) Lions hunting, 1906 12 x 16in
        Aug. 14, 2011

        William Henry Drake (American, 1856-1926) Lions hunting, 1906 12 x 16in

        Est: $1,000 - $1,500

        Lions hunting, 1906 signed and dated 'W.H. Drake 1906' (lower right) and inscribed 'copyright applied for / 1906' (lower left) oil on canvas affixed to board 12 x 16in

        Bonhams
      • William Henry Drake (American, 1856-1926) Street in Japan Signed and dated "© W.H. Drake/Japan 1913" l.l., with lot information from...
        Sep. 24, 2010

        William Henry Drake (American, 1856-1926) Street in Japan Signed and dated "© W.H. Drake/Japan 1913" l.l., with lot information from...

        Est: $300 - $500

        William Henry Drake (American, 1856-1926) Street in Japan Signed and dated "© W.H. Drake/Japan 1913" l.l., with lot information from James P. Silo [Auctioneers], New York, affixed to the backing. Watercolor and graphite on paper, sight size 6 7/8 x 9 7/8 in. (17.5 x 25.1 cm), in a period frame. Condition: Not examined out of frame.

        Skinner
      • WILLIAM HENRY DRAKE, American, 1856-1926, "Heat of the Night, 1915"., Oil on canvas, 20" x 30". Framed.
        Aug. 06, 2009

        WILLIAM HENRY DRAKE, American, 1856-1926, "Heat of the Night, 1915"., Oil on canvas, 20" x 30". Framed.

        Est: $1,000 - $1,500

        WILLIAM HENRY DRAKE American, 1856-1926 "Heat of the Night, 1915". Signed and dated lower right "W.H. Drake 1915". Titled on frame plaque. Drake specialized in animal paintings and illustrated Kipling's Jungle Book. Oil on canvas, 20" x 30". Framed.

        Eldred's
      • DRAKE, WILLIAM HENRY
        Jun. 11, 2006

        DRAKE, WILLIAM HENRY

        Est: $200 - $300

        DRAKE, WILLIAM HENRY Gouache on paper. Farm landscape with hen house. Signed, dated 1925 lower right. 14.25 x 20" mat cut. (1856-1926).

        Stamford Auction
      • William Henry Drake
        Jan. 12, 2005

        William Henry Drake

        Est: $600 - $900

        American, 1856-1926 DEATH OF THE FIRST BORN Signed and dated W.H. Drake 1902 (lr), inscribed Copyrighted 1902 by W.H. Drake (ll) Oil on canvas 16 x 19 3/4 inches Provenance: Palm Beach Galleries, Palm Beach, Florida

        Doyle New York
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