Catalogue raisonné d'Objets d'arts du Cabinet de Feu M. de Silvestre, ci-devant Chevalier de l'Ordre de Saint-Michel, et Maître à Dessiner des Enfans de France; Par F. -L. Regnault-Delalande... [From the schedule of sale: 28 fèvrier-25 mars 1811]
by (AUCTION CATALOGUE: SILVESTRE, Jacques Augustin de)
1 p.l., xvi, 555, 16 pp. schedule of sale, & 16 pp. printed price-list laid-in. 8vo, cont. quarter calf & paste-paper boards (corners slightly worn), red morocco lettering-piece, spine gilt. Paris: Regnault-Delalande, 1810 [sale took place in 1811]. The important sale catalogue of Silvestre (1719-1809), artist, teacher to the princes of France, and art collector. Much of his collection was acquired by the Cabinet impérial. This sizeable catalogue thoroughly describes 1352 lots of paintings, prints, books of prints, and sculpture. The numerous group lots are precisely listed with additional details on state and condition. At the end there is an index of artists, a full list of catalogues issued by Regnault-Delalande since 1785, and the annonce of the sale schedule, all very useful. Finally, laid-in the present copy is the printed price list. Very good copy. ❧ Lugt 7932. N.B.G., Vol. 43, col. 1012. (Inventory #: 6414)
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