Item ID: 9975 Description des Objets d’arts qui composent le Cabinet de…[12 February 1827 & following days]. Vivant DENON, baron.
Description des Objets d’arts qui composent le Cabinet de…[12 February 1827 & following days].
Description des Objets d’arts qui composent le Cabinet de…[12 February 1827 & following days].

Description des Objets d’arts qui composent le Cabinet de…[12 February 1827 & following days].

Engraved vignette with profile of Denon on title. 2 p.l., vi, 8 pp. price-list, 216, 14, 2nd title-leaf, 26 pp. 2 vols. in one. 8vo (222 x 144 mm.), red sheep maroquiné-backed marbled boards by “L. Hulpiau”, spine gilt. Paris: Duchesne aîné, 1826 & 1827.

Scarce and important auction catalogue — complete with the Supplément, printed price-list and rare list of vacations — dispersing the vast cabinet and library of Vivant Denon (1747-1825), first director of the Louvre, archeologist, diplomat, and talented engraver. A total of 801 & 66 lots (the last 26 pp. are a bound-in supplement).

A near fine copy; marginal dampstaining towards the end and spine a little scuffed.

❧ Lugt 11164 & 11353.

Price: $2,500.00

Item ID: 9975