No Example in North America

Notice de Tableaux de différentes Ecoles, et autres Objets, Après le Décès de… Par F. L. Regnault-Delalande. Cette Vente se fera le Jeudi 23 Septembre…

16 pp. 8vo (199 x 125 mm.), modern aubergine cloth, title on upper cover. Paris: Potier & Regnault-Delalande, 1819.

A very rare auction catalogue of primarily paintings, issued by the prolific expert François Léandre Regnault-Delalande (1762-1824); we locate no example of this volume in North America. This was Regnault-Delalande’s 300th public sale catalogue The seller’s first name is unknown, but Daguilan was secretary-general of the prefecture of the department of Deux-Nèthes, which comprised parts of present-day Belgium and the Netherlands.

72 lots, 68 of which are paintings lots. It includes works by Boullogne, A. Brauwer, J. van Goyen, Kalf, Lucas van Leyden, Teniers, Tintoretto, Wijnants, etc. Each entry has a concise description, notes on attribution, and measurements. The final four lots are miscellaneous drawings and prints.

Fine copy; we are aware of only three other surviving copies. In the characteristic binding of the Bibliothèque Heim, and with the library’s stamp on the verso of title.

❧ Lugt 9659.

Price: $850.00

Item ID: 7152