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The Archives of Rudolph and Leopold Blaschka
and the
Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants

Series II. Blaschka Drawings & Paintings

 


Sub-Series I: Paintings
1. Landscape of trees and lianas (no date or signature) oil (?) on board. Painting scratched in several places; gold frame 13 1/4 x 1 3/4".
2. Blaschkas' home and front yard (no date or signature) oil on canvas. Ornate gold frame 18 x 14 1/2"
Sub-Series II: Drawings and Prints
Folder 1: Rudolph Blaschka Drawings
1. Charcoal study of Acanthus leaves, signed R Blaschka, 1869.
2. Charcoal study of leafy medallion, signed R Blaschka, 1870.
Folder 2: Rudolph Blaschka Drawings 1. Deer in the woods pencil and gouache 8 1/2 13 1/2".
2. Pencil sketch of landscape with pond 15 1/2 x 13".
3. Pencil sketch of landscape 13 x 9" on gray paper. (after JJ Wagner's sketch #22 in Studien und Ideen Landschaftzeichner).
4. Gouache landscape possible of the Elbe River with people 19 x 14".
Folder 3: Rudolph Blaschka Drawings 1. Oil or gouache studies of Viola sp. heavy paper; varnished 9 1/2 x 12 1/2".
2. Oil or gouache studies of Viola sp.heavy paper, varnished 9 1/2 x 12 1/2".
3. Gouache study unidentified 13 1/2 x 8 1/2" (violets).
4. Gouache study 12 x 15 1/2" unidentified (purple flowers).
5. Pencil study 13 x 16" unidentified (magnolia).
6. Pencil studies 13 x 16" unidentified (strawberry).
7. Pencil study 13 x 16" unidentified (white bell flowers).
8. Pencil study 13 x 16" unidentified.
9. Quick pencil sketches with leaves attached 13 x 13 1/2" unidentified.
Folder 4: Rudolph Blaschka Drawings
1. Old cardboard used to make packing boxes with pencil sketch of a plant.
Folder 5: Rudolph Blaschka Drawings
1. Study of 12 heads in pencil 13 x 9" .
2. Portrait in charcoal 22 1/2 x 17".
Folder 6: Work of others
1. Drawing "B. Aicha Rathaus" with tree; signed E.Wagner 17 x 12" .
2. Drawing "B. Aicha Rathaus" with buildings; signed E.Wagner 17 x 12" .
3. Gouache landscape with church possible Bohemia 1933,signature illegible 13 x 10" .
4. Charcoal of a church 4 1/4 x 6", mounted.
Folder 7: probably L. Blaschka's
1. gouache study of orchid bouquet with ferns 17 x 12 3/4" .
2. gouache study of orchid bouquet with purple Cattleya in center 17 x 12 3/4".
Folder 8: probably not Blaschka’s work
1. Gouache study of Mango indica 19 x 24 1/4".
2. Gouache study of Bua Duwed, Java 19 x 24 1/4".
3. Gouache study of Bua Mangostan, Java 19 x 24 1/4".
4. Gouache study of Garcinia mangostana, Java 19 x 24 1/4".
5. Gouache study of Anacardium occidentale 19 x 24 1/4".
Folder 9: probably not Blaschka’s work
1. Gouache study of Bua Piesang Radjah, Java 22 1/4 x 12" Banana.
2. Gouache study of Bua Rambutan atjck, Java 22 1/4 x 12".
3. Gouache study of Bua Jambu aiër, Java 22 1/4 x 12".
4. Gouache study of Bua Jambu Bol., Java 22 1/4 x 12".
5. Gouache study of Bua Pompelmuse (Riesenorange), Java 22 1/4 x 12".
Folder 10: probably not Blaschka's work
1. Gouache study 15 x 17 1/4" unidentified (loquat).
2. Gouache study 15 x 17 1/4" unidentified (star fruit).
3. Gouache study 15 x 17 1/4" unidentified (?).
Folder 11: Prints
1. Lithograph 6 1/4 x 8 3/4" Angelus custos.
2. Lithograph 6 1/4 x 8 3/4" Sinite parvulos venire ad me.
3. Lithograph 5 1/4 x 9" Die Anbelung der Kirten.
4. Print 6 1/4 x 9" Guido Reni Christus.
5. Lithograph #26 (1846) hunters and lion 10 1/2 x 8".
6. Lithograph 14 1/2 x 17" #146 Bilder zum Aufstellen die Jagd.
7. Lithograph 14 1/2 x 17" #44 Thiere.
8. Lithograph 18 1/2 x 14" Inner Ansight von der Gallerie.
Folder 12: Prints
1. Lithographs from a series by F.F.Löser (1836-1838) very rumpled, torn edges, #1through #22 (2 copies #6 & #7) .
Folder 13: Prints (probably taken from calendars)
1. Five smaller people or landscapes size under 9 x 7".
2. Thirteen people or landscapes 10.2 x 7.5".
3. Two landscapes roughly 20-22 x 17-19".
4. Psalm 73.25.26 printed card.

 

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