Illustrated Catalogue of Paintings, Pastels and Water Colors Collected by the Late David C. Lyall of Brooklyn..
Price: 35.00 USD
New York: American Art Association, 1903. Limited to 500 numbered copies. octavo, boards covered in printed wrapper with original glassine. American Art Association, 105 lots including Millet, Courbet, Rousseau, Corot, Daubigny, J. M. W. Turner, Delacroix, Pierre Auguste Cott, and more. Illustrated with 52 full page photogravures. This remarkable auction brought $250,745 in 1903. Among the many notable paintings is Delacroix's "The Abduction of Rebecca" which now hangs in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Laid in is a newspaper clipping listing the list of prices realized and buyers. The clipping ends are lot 93. Ex-library with stamping on front wrapper, endpapers and one stamp in the margin of one description. A solid, unworn copy. Limited to 500 numbered copies.