R. S. Johnson Fine Art is celebrating its sixty-fifth year in its spacious Michigan Avenue gallery. The gallery specializes in museum quality works ranging from Old Masters to Impressionism and Modernism. Featured artists include – Dürer, Rembrandt, Piranesi, Goya, Cassatt, Matisse, Léger and Picasso. Over the decades, R. S. Johnson’s expert staff has produced more than 175 scholarly catalogs and books, ranging from Old Master prints and drawings to the art of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. These publications are respected internationally for their research and art historical contributions. Indicative of the quality of the works shown as well as the gallery’s academic nature, over seventy museums have acquired artworks from R. S. Johnson Fine Art. Recent acquisitions by museums include purchases by the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art in New York, The Art Institute in Chicago, The National Gallery of Canada and the Musée d’art et d’histoire in Geneva, Switzerland.
A fine impression from the Latin text edition of "The Apocalypse" series of 1511.
Woman Lying Down and Man with a Guitar
21 x 25 ⅛ inches
Linocut in colors
Edition of 50
Picasso created his first major multi-colored linocut in 1958. This fine example of the technique from 1959 is signed and numbered by the artist.
Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes
8 ½ x 5 ⅞ inches
Plate 15 from "Los Caprichos"
Rembrandt Van Rijn
Adrian Van Ostade
Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Jean Honoré Fragonard
Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec