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Sotheby, Samuel Leigh, 1805–1861
Catalogue of the very valuable and extensive collection of engravings, the property of the late William Young Ottley : comprising most interesting specimens of the works of the early Italian and German masters, including the works of Baldini : Botticelli, Pollajuolo, Mocetto, Mantegna, Robetta, and of Marc Antonio, his followers M. da Ravenna, Veneziano, the Ghisi, Bonasone, Parmegiano, Meldolla, &c. &c. : impressions of works in niello, very early, singular, and unique wood cuts, &c. : among the German school are very curious and interesting specimens of the master of 1466, Bocholt, M. Schoen, Is. van Mecken, Lucas van Leyden, and particularly of Albert Durer, and the succession of engravers since his time. Dutch and Flemish schools, including the works of Rembrandt : a most extensive collection of specimens of engravers, formed as materials for Mr. Ottley's Dictionary of engravers : which will be sold by auction, by Leigh Sotheby, at his house, 3, Wellington Street, Strand, on Wednesday, 17th of May, 1837, and thirteen following days (Sundays excepted), at one o'clock precisely.
Additional Title(s):
At head of title: The Ottley collection of prints
London : Printed for Leigh Sotheby, [1837]
[London] : Printed by J. Davy
Physical Description:
128 pages ; 26 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6 v. 36 no. 5
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Date of sale: May 17-31, 1837.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is annotated in ink with sale prices for some lots. Number 5 of 5 auction catalogs bound together. The volume bound in contemporary half calf and the armorial bookplate of Baron Northwick.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.
Art auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.
Art auctions.
Catalogues of sales (Sotheby & Co. (London, England))
England -- London.
Engraving -- Catalogs.
Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.
Ottley, William Young, 1771-1836 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
Ottley, William Young, 1771-1836.
Prints, European -- Catalogs.
Auction catalogs.

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