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Penwork, Spencerian Flourish for the Penman’s Art Journal, Original Artwork
Penman’s Art Journal…an outstanding penmanship magazine, Highly Respected
Date/Period: 1889


Penwork, Spencerian Flourish for the Penman’s Art Journal, Original Artwork Penman’s Art Journal…an outstanding penmanship magazine, Highly Respected

Measurement: Frame: 33.5" x 27.5"; view: 27.5" x 21.5"

Material: Ink on paper

Condition: Fine original condition; archival mounted within modern frame

Additional Information: An elaborate American pen & ink calligraphy, wrought in a
most exuberant style displaying great artistic merit. This rendering is a superior
example among the best surviving works. The penman showcases a command of craft,
level of skill, and creativity in design…fanciful and fine imaginative elements of merit.
Stags were a popular subject matter for students of this art, who often enrolled in
classes during the second half of the nineteenth century. Of particular interest is the
presence of a rider kneeling upon the back of the stag, in a style reminiscent to a circus
acrobat; Diana, Greek goddess of the hunt, grasping an antler and trailing a fine ribbon
streamer reading: "The Bounding Stag Bears Diana to the Chase." Centering the main
vignette, grounding the composition is a full complement of flora and fauna, and
elaborate letters, some wrapped around a quill pen that read: "Flourished for the
Penman’s Art Journal / With A Steel Pen / By E. C. Schenck / Hughes, Ohio / March 27,
1889 / Published At 205 Broadway / New York, N.Y.

$3,250.00

632-148


Penwork, Spencerian Flourish for the Penman’s Art Journal, Original Artwork Penman’s Art Journal…an outstanding penmanship magazine, Highly Respected

Penwork, Spencerian Flourish for the Penman’s Art Journal, Original Artwork Penman’s Art Journal…an outstanding penmanship magazine, Highly Respected

Penwork, Spencerian Flourish for the Penman’s Art Journal, Original Artwork Penman’s Art Journal…an outstanding penmanship magazine, Highly Respected

Penwork, Spencerian Flourish for the Penman’s Art Journal, Original Artwork Penman’s Art Journal…an outstanding penmanship magazine, Highly Respected



Spencerian Composition; Rendering by Masters, Pond, Swans & Winged Angels
As Taught And Practiced By Edward Schenk
Date/Period: 1890-1910


Spencerian Composition; Rendering by Masters, Pond, Swans & Winged Angels As Taught And Practiced By Edward Schenk

Measurement: Frame: 33.5" x 27.5"; view: 27.5" x 21.5"

Material: Ink on paper

Condition: Excellent original condition, Mounted within a period frame. Trivial light
toning, minor foxing and soiling, corners of the frame reinforced, not removed from
frame for examination.

Additional Information: A fine and outstanding Edwardian penmanship by Students of
Edward Schenk, ink on paper, fancy lettering reading, “The Students Department of
Ornamental Penmanship as Taught and Practiced by Edward C. Schenk – Penman”.
With mounted cabinet card albumen photograph of Schenk surrounded by elaborate
decoration, including winged angels above and below, a pond with reeds, cattails,
swans, and boats.

$4,100.00

632-147


Spencerian Composition; Rendering by Masters, Pond, Swans & Winged Angels As Taught And Practiced By Edward Schenk

Spencerian Composition; Rendering by Masters, Pond, Swans & Winged Angels As Taught And Practiced By Edward Schenk

Spencerian Composition; Rendering by Masters, Pond, Swans & Winged Angels As Taught And Practiced By Edward Schenk

Spencerian Composition; Rendering by Masters, Pond, Swans & Winged Angels As Taught And Practiced By Edward Schenk


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