Egon Schiele (1890-1918) • Selbstbildnis mit hochgezogener nackter Schulter, 1912
Head and shoulders portrait of an elderly boatman wearing a flat cap, neckerchief, waistcoat, collarless shirt and a jacket. Early 20th century.
ukpuru: Young Igbo man shot by J Stocker, early 20th century.
Light camera left overhead with light spilling to right eye and right cheek in shadow. Edward S. Curtis is considered to be one of the finest photographers of the early 20th century.
Eunice Johnson, Fashion Pioneer -- Photos
Eunice Johnson knew most of the famous designers working in Europe and the U.S. in the latter half of the 20th century. Here, she sat beside...
A LARGE VIENNA-STYLE IRIDESCENT GREEN-GROUND VASE OF 'BIEN ÊTRE' LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY the bulbous body painted with a full-length portrait of a beauty wearing a kimono beneath the neck and shoulder decorated in raised gilding with stylized foliage in Art Nouveau style mounted on a gilt-bronze square plinth. height 27 in. 68.5 cm
Pair of Bronze and Alabaster Busts of Young Women, Continental, late 19th/early 20th century, each alabaster bust modeled wearing a scarf and mounted on bronze shoulders set on a marble base, .
Portrait of Abigail Coggeshall Casey (1737-1821). White-capped woman, head and shoulder view with plain brownish-black background. Sitter wears gray dress with sheer white fichu over shoulder and bust. Plain, molded rectangular frame painted brown (not original, probably 20th century). Date: 1750-1800 Maker: unknown Material: oil paint (paint), canvas GUSN: 25821
TIERNEY GENE: (1920-1991) American Actress, an Academy Award nominee. Signed and inscribed 8 x 10 photograph, an appealing original 20th Century Fox publicity portrait of the actress in a head and shoulders pose as Iris Denver from the mystery film Black Widow (1954). Signed in blue ink to the image, the conclusion of her surname running across a darker area.
Julia Clifford Lathrop served as the first woman member of the Illinois Board of Public Charities, and chief of the federal Children’s Bureau at the turn of the 20th century. Her work, in association with the Chicago Woman’s club, led to formulation of the first juvenile court law in the world. #BecauseOfHer a national spotlight was shone on the disparities in child care and justice; one that would prove too bright to ignore.