Darvill's Rare Prints, fine antique prints and rare maps since 1918! Darvill's Rare Prints, fine antique prints and rare maps since 1918!
Antique prints from Darvill's since 1918 About Darvill's Rare Prints
Rare Maps and Charts Limited edition prints from Alaska's most famous artist Rie Munoz Darvill's Rare Prints homepage Sorry, we do not perform appraisals and we do not buy from unsolicited sources.

We sell original Vanity Fair prints (lithographs), not reproductions.
The normal size of a Vanity Fair print is approx. 10½ by 15½ inches, though this does vary somewhat by year, and the various publishers, over the life of Vanity Fair.

Whenever possible, we provide the original descriptive text or a copy thereof
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VANITY FAIR "SPY" PRINTS ~ ARTISTS

Vanity Fair "Spy" Print Categories
Accountants
Ambassadors from England
Ambassadors to England
Americans
Architects and Engineers
Artists
Aviators
Bankers and Financiers
Billiards
Boxers
Businessmen and Empire Builders
Carriage Drivers
Chancellors of the Exchequer
Chess
Clergy
Cricketers
Criminals
Doctors and Scientists
Dog Judge
Doubles/Groups
Duelling
Explorers and Inventors
Fencing
Fishing
Fox Hunters
Freemasons
Game Hunters
Gymnasts
Horse Trainers
Jockeys
Ladies
Legal
Literary
Military
Miscellaneous
Music
Newspapermen
Orientals
Photographers
Policemen
Politicians
Polo
Prime Ministers
Proofs before lettering
Railway Officials
Red Robed Judges
Roller Skating
Rowing
Royalty
Rugby
Scotsmen
Shipping Officials
Sport Riders
Sports, Misc.
Stock Exchange Officials
Swimming
Teachers
Tennis
Theatre
Track
Trade Union Officials
Turf Devotees
Wagerers
Yachting

Sir Francis Grant

Sir Francis Grant

April 29, 1871

"An able artist and an excellent President"

$30

Mr. John Everett Millais, R.A.

Mr. John Everett Millais, R.A.

May 13, 1871

"A converted pre-Raphaelite"

$35

Mr. Henry Cole, C.B.

Mr. Henry Cole, C.B.

Aug. 19, 1871

"King Cole"

$35

Mr. William Henry Gregory, M.P.

Mr. William Henry Gregory, M.P.

Dec. 30, 1871

"An Art critic"

$30

Mr. Frederick Leighton, A.R.A.

Mr. Frederick Leighton, A.R.A.

June 29, 1872

"a sacrifice to the Graces."

Mr. William Powell Frith, R.A.

Mr. William Powell Frith, R.A.

May 10, 1873

"the Derby-Day"

$40

Mr. Edward Matthew Ward, R.A.

Mr. Edward Matthew Ward, R.A.

Dec. 30, 1873


"Historic Art"
[father of Leslie M. Ward, AKA "Spy"]

$40

Mr. Valentine C. Prinsep

Mr. Valentine C. Prinsep

Jan. 13, 1877


"Val"

$55

Lord Ronald Charles Sutherland Levson-Gower

Lord Ronald Charles Sutherland
Levson-Gower


Aug. 18, 1877


"a sculptor"

$50


M. Paul Gustave Doré

M. Paul Gustave Doré

Sept. 15, 1877


"sensational art"

$50

Mr. James Abbott M'Neill Whistler

Mr. James Abbott M'Neill Whistler

Jan. 12, 1878


"a symphony"

$225

Mr. John Tenniel

Mr. John Tenniel

Oct. 26, 1878


"Punch"

$45

Sir Francis Philip Cunliffe Owen, K.C.M.G., C.B.

Sir Francis Philip Cunliffe Owen, K.C.M.G., C.B.

Nov. 23, 1878


"Paris Exhibition"

$40

Mr. Laurence Alma Tadema

Mr. Laurence Alma Tadema

March 22, 1879


"Ancient Painting"

$55

Mr. William Holman Hunt

Mr. William Holman Hunt

July 19, 1879


"the Pre-Raphaelite of the World"

$40

M. Jean Louis Ernest Meissonier

M. Jean Louis Ernest Meissonier

May 1, 1880


"a great French painter"

$50

Mr. Joseph Edgar Boehm, A.R.A.

Mr. Joseph Edgar Boehm, A.R.A.

Jan. 22, 1881


"the Queen's sculptor"

$65

Sir Coutts Lindsay, of Balcarres, Bart.

Sir Coutts Lindsay,
of Balcarres, Bart.


Feb. 3, 1883


"The Grosvenor Gallery"

$45

Mr. Charles Bennet Lawes

Mr. Charles Bennet Lawes

May 12, 1883


"Athlete and Sculptor"

$50

Mr. Hubert Herkomer, A.R.A.

Mr. Hubert Herkomer, A.R.A.

Jan. 26, 1884


"Painter, Sculptor, Blacksmith &c"

$50

Mr. Carl Haag

Mr. Carl Haag

April 26, 1884


"the glorious East"

$50

Vice-Admiral H.S.H. Count Gleichen

Vice-Admiral H.S.H. Count Gleichen

July 5, 1884


"the Queen's nephew"

$36

Carlo Pellegrini (

Carlo Pellegrini

April 27, 1889

"Ape"

$100

Leslie Ward (Spy)

Mr. Leslie Ward

Nov. 23, 1889


"Spy"

Mr. Archibald John Stuart-Wortley

Mr. Archibald John Stuart-Wortley

Jan. 18, 1890


"Sports & Arts"

$35

Mr. George Frederick Watts, R.A., D.C.L., LL.D.

Mr. George Frederick Watts, R.A., D.C.L., LL.D.

Dec. 28, 1891


"He paints portraits
& ideas"


$50

Mr. William Hamo Thornycroft, R.A.

Mr. William Hamo Thornycroft, R.A.

Feb. 20, 1892


"Bronze statuary"

$125

Mr. Luke Fildes, R.A.

Mr. Luke Fildes, R.A.

Dec. 24, 1892


"He painted 'the Doctor'"

$50

Mr. William Luson Thomas, R.I.

Mr. William Luson Thomas, R.I.

Dec. 13, 1894


"The Graphics"

$40

Mr. Phil May

Mr. Phil May

Feb. 21, 1895


"Phil"

$50

Mr. Ambrose Poynter, The President of the Royal Academy

Mr. Ambrose Poynter, The President of the Royal Academy

March 4, 1897


"P.R.A."

$35

Mr. Max Beerbohm

Mr. Max Beerbohm

Dec. 9, 1897


"Max"

$80


Mr. William Quiler Orchardson, R.A.

Mr. William Quiler Orchardson, R.A.

March 24, 1898


"Artist and R.A."

$35

Mr. Edwin Austin Abbey, RA

Mr. Edwin Austin Abbey, RA

Dec 29, 1898


"Fairford Abbey"

$50


Mr. John Seymour Lucas

Mr. John Seymour Lucas

Dec 14, 1899


"A Connoisseur"

$40


M. Auguste Rodin

M. Auguste Rodin

Dec. 29, 1904


"he thinks in marble"

$80

Thomas Brock, R.A.

Thomas Brock, R.A.

Sept. 21, 1905


"The Queen's Memorial"

$55

Mr John Singer Sargent, R.A.

Mr John Singer Sargent, R.A.

Feb 24, 1909


"A Great Realist"

$120


 

Mr. John Seymour Lucas

Sir John Edward Arthur Murray Scott

April 14, 1909


"The Wallace Collection"

$35


Mr. John Lavery, RSA, RHA, ARA, HROI

Mr. John Lavery, RSA, RHA, ARA, HROI

May 7, 1913


"He paints various Royalties."

$45


   
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