The Lucille Lucas Gallery collection includes over 200,000 prints, so placing them on-line will take some time. Please contact us if you are looking for a particular print or subject.
The Lucille Lucas Gallery is a family business, with a history spanning over 80 years, we house antique prints and 20th century art covering numerous genre. Our collection includes Audubon, Redoute, Prevost, Barraband, Gould, Piranesi, Daumiar, Currier and Ives, Harper’s Weekly, Chagal, Matisse, Picasso and many other publications and artists.
Sydney and Phyllis Lucas were the first North American publishers of original, signed, limited edition Salvador Dali lithographs. The Lucas Collection of Dali Originals, published between 1965 and 1974, are considered among Salvador Dali’s best graphic works.
Lucille Lucas Gallery History
1920’s – Sydney Lucas arrived in New York City via Paris and founded “The Paris Etching Society” and ” Camilla Lucas Publishing ” company. During his career, Sydney published many thousands of images. He brought art into the homes of people at all levels of income through his etchings, serigraphs, woodblock prints, restrikes and reproductions. The various subjects included Redouté and Prevost Flowers, Barraband and Gould Birds, Piranesi, French Landscapes, Urban Scenes, Women, Children, Animals, Hunting and much more.
1950’s – Fascinated by the extensive history of the print world, Phyllis Lucas owned and operated one of the most successful antique print galleries in mid-town Manhattan for almost 50 years.
1960’s – Sydney and Phyllis Lucas became the first North American publishers of original signed, limited edition lithographs by the famous surrealist artist Salvador Dali. They worked directly with Mr. Dali over several years and the three created such fine images that in 1985 the Lucas’ Collection of limited edition lithographs from Salvador Dali’s paintings were displayed alongside his original paintings at the Salvador Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida.
1970’s – Lucille Lucas moved west after falling in love with the wide-open skies and beauty of the Rocky Mountains. Settling in the historic old mining town, turned ski town, of Crested Butte, Colorado. As an artist with a background and education in Printmaking, Lucille carried on the family tradition and opened one of the first fine art galleries in Crested Butte. She is listed in the Davenport’s Art Reference and Price Guide.
1990’s – After adventuring all over the world, Lucille moved over 200,000 of the prints from New York to Crested Butte. She again continued the family tradition and reopened the Lucille Lucas Gallery to house a great collection of contemporary Crested Butte and Rocky Mountain artists and photographers, the extensive collection of prints from the 15th Century to the present, and the Sydney and Phyllis Lucas published Dali Lithographs.
Our collection of art is very extensive and we will be adding new pieces to our website weekly. You may sign up for email alerts to inform you when new pieces are added. Please let us know if you are looking for a particular work of art or have any questions (telephone, 970-641-4100 or Contact Us). We have worked with collectors from around the world, completing their collections and locating the essential pieces.
For the last decade, the Lucille Lucas Gallery has been a destination for almost anyone who has ever crossed the gallery threshold and discovered a world of art and historical information in one of the largest and most diverse antique print collections in the west. We have been featured in Luxe Magazineand DCD Home Colorado. We offer gift certificates if you would like the recipient to choose their own piece as we truly offer Something for Everyone. Please review ourglossary of terms to learn more about antique prints.
Original Contemporary Art and Photography.
We also exhibit a great collection of original contemporary paintings andphotography. We include original works as well as giclee prints.
Vintage Skiing Prints and Vintage Cycling Prints.
We offer vintage skiing and cycling prints or posters from Bottecchia to the Tour de France and from Chamonix to Villemont.
Note from Lucille:
“My family has been in the antique and modern graphic print business in NYC since 1928. I moved out west in 1969 and started selling prints shortly thereafter. I have had a successful career as an artist and art dealer because my customers know they can trust my expertise and my collection. I have over 200,000 prints in my gallery so if you do not see what you are looking for please feel free to contact me by email or phone. I would be happy to answer any and all questions you may have. I have clients all over the world who have been very satisfied with the treasures they have acquired from my gallery. I would be pleased to help you find yours. Your satisfaction is my priority.”