Saturday, July 26, 2014


Toshiro Mifune in Yojimbo, 1961, directed by Akira Kurosawa, Japanese, 1910-1998.  Toshiro Mifune, actor, Japanese, born China, 1920-1997.

Harvard Apartments

Harvard Apartments, 1989, rendering and design by Stephen Kanner, American, 1955-2010.  Gouache on paper.  Building constructed, 1992-1993.

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Jungle Indians Like Symphonies, Found In A Used Book

Two notes found in a used book.  Date and writer unknown.  From my collection.

Found In A Used Book

Advertising card, date and illustrator unknown.  From my collection.

Lee Miller In Hitler's Bathtub

Lee Miller in Hitler's Bathtub, Munich, 1945, by David E. Scherman, American, photographer, journalist, magazine editor, 1916-1997.   Lee Miller, born Elizabeth Miller, American, model, photographer, journalist, 1907-1977.

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Two Barns and Shadow

Two Barns and Shadow, 1955, by Minor White, American, 1908-1976.

Portrait of a Spanish Poet

Portrait of a Spanish Poet, 1959, by John Altoon, American, 1925-1969.  Oil on canvas.

Friday, July 4, 2014


Untitled portrait, 1930s, by Yasuzo Nojima, Japanese, 1889-1964.

Elisha Kent Kane In A Native Kayak, Baffin Bay

Elisha Kent Kane In A Native Kayak, Baffin Bay, 1851, by James Hamilton, American, born Ireland, 1819-1878.  Watercolor.  Elisha Kent Kane, American, navel officer, doctor, explorer, artist, naturalist, 1820-1857.

Mystery of the Streets

Mystery of the Street, 1928, by Umbo, real name Otto Umbehr, German, 1902-1980.