Catalogue Raisonné Des Tableaux. Claude Philippe CAYEUX.
Catalogue Raisonné Des Tableaux.
“UN AMATEUR DISTINGUÉ” — ADVIELLE
PRESENTATION COPY

Catalogue Raisonné Des Tableaux.

Paris, P. Vente 1769.

12mo. xii [r. x], 246, [5]p.

Contemporary gilt-ruled polished tan calf (rubbed), flat spine gilt à la grotesque with a gilt-lettered morocco label, red edges, blue silk marker.

A talented sculptor and frame-maker, Cayeux collected for six decades: “his cabinet was renowned for its examples of ‘our talented modern artists’” like Boucher, van Loo and Cochin (Bailey). Many lots have eighty or more drawings or prints. One copy in the U.S. In good condition, contemporary title inscription On behalf of your most humble servant Cayeux (tr.) — ?penned by the deceased collector’s son, Louis-Philippe (d. 1776).
¶Bailey, Patriotic Taste: Collecting Modern Art in Pre-Revolutionary Paris 21-22; Advielle, Notice sur Philippe Cayeux passim; Lugt, Répertoire des catalogues des ventes 1793.

Item #10715

Price: $2,200.00