Paris, [Citoyenne Pitel for] F.L. Regnault-Delalande and J.C. Silvestre 1805.
8vo. xiv, 336p.
Slightly later red sheep-backed marbled boards (rubbed), flat spine and title gilt (tips chipped), uncut.
The independently wealthy physician devoted his life to amassing the roughly one hundred paintings and many thousands of prints and drawings that make up these 600 lots, strong in Northern artists. Some of his finest pieces came from Mariette’s sales. Dürer, Beham, Lucas van Leyden and a suite of some 2000 portraits by Nanteuil made the highest prices. Priced in contemporary manuscript, indexed by artist, and with the 19-page printed price list bound in. Good condition. ¶Lugt, Répertoire des…ventes 6939; Brunet I: xlv; Cicognara, Catalogo…dei libri d’arte 4571; see Lugt's Marques I p. 335.Item #08347