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The Thomas J. Watson Library, the central library of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, acquires, provides access to, and preserves research materials concerning the history of art and related disciplines. The primary mission of the library is to support the research activities of the Museum staff; in addition, it serves an international community of researchers. Watson Library's collection of books and periodicals relating to the history of art is one of the most comprehensive in the world.



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The Jewelers' Circular
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The Jewelers’ Circular and Horological Review (1873–1912) was the leading American trade publication for jewelry, silver, watch and clock businesses. Publication frequency varied but was typically weekly.  Formed through the merger of Jewelers’ Circular (dates unknown) and American Horological Journal (1869–1873), The Jewelers’ Circular and Horological Review absorbed Jewelers’ Weekly (established in 1887) in 1900 and Jewelers’ Review (established 1887) in 1902.  The publication...
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Sale held at Astor residence
Topics: Astor, Vincent, 1891-1959, Vincent Astor
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
by Anderson Galleries, Inc; Anderson Galleries, Inc
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To be sold by order of Mr. Charles Austin Hobbs, Executor, Mr. Frank Gaylord Cook, Attorney --T.p ; Lancour, 4614 ; Lugt, 86471 ; Place of sale: New York ; Date of sale: Mar. 4-7, 1924 ; Watson Library copy: annotated with prices
Topic: William Whiting Nolen
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
by American Art Association; American Art Association, Anderson Galleries (Firm)
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Sale code: 3992 ; Cover title includes: sporting prints
Topics: Sturgis, Frank Knight, 1847-1932, Frank Knight Sturgis
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Place of sale: New York; Date of sale: Apr. 21-May 5, 1910
Topic: Auction catalogs
883 lots ; Cover title: Important maritime collection, including the collection of James E. Bayles and Fred J. Peters and a selection of ship porcelains from the Trumbull-Prince Collection of Princeton University ; To be sold on the afternoons and evenings of Tuesday and Wednesday January 5 and 6, 1926 --Cover
Topics: Bayles, James E, Peters, F. J, Trumbull-Prince Collection (Princeton University), James E. Bayles,...
Viestnik iziashchnykh iskustv
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Viestnik iziashchnykh iskustv was published by the Imperatorskaia Akademiia khudozhestv (Imperial Academy of Arts) in Saint Petersburg, Russia, from 1883-1890.
Place of sale: New York; Date of sale: Apr. 5-7, 1923
Topics: Auction catalogs, George Leary, Jr
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Lancour, 5225 ; Place of sale: New York ; Date of sale: May 12, 1927
Topic: Nugent, Mary W
Colored mezzotints of George Morland and James Ward original water-color drawings of coaching scenes by Henry Alken and James Pollard --T.p ; Lugt, 68428 ; Place of sale: New York ; Date of sale: Mar. 16-17, 1910
Topic: Oliver H. P. Belmont
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Place of sale: New York; Dates of sale: Dec. 6-7, 1922; Rare and valuable Japanese color prints
Topic: Auction catalogs
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
by American Art Galleries
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Place of sale: New York; Date of sale: May 6-10, 1918
Topics: Auction catalogs, Frederic May
Place of sale: New York; Date of sale: Dec. 11-14, 1911
Topics: Auction catalogs, Schaus Art Galleries, Art collections, William Schaus Art Galleries, Hermann...
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by Walpole Galleries (New York, N.Y.)
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Place of sale: New York; Date of sale: May 9, 1924
Topics: Auction catalogs, Fred E. Hines
Lancour, 4634 ; Place of sale: New York ; Date of sale: Apr. 1, 1924 ; Watson Library copy: annotated with prices
Topic: Marion H. Collamer
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Representative examples gathered during the past fifteen years for the purpose of illustrating a biographical history and check list entitled: Nathaniel Currier, lithographer, colored engravings for the people a varied number of subjects, all pertaining to the life and progress of the American people, and the most desirable prints after the artists employed ; Lancour, 4549 ; Place of sale: New York ; Date of sale: Dec. 6, 1923 ; Watson Library copy: annotated with prices
Topic: Fred J. Peters
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Sale held at Hôtel des Ventes G. Sangiorgi à l'ancienne Galerie Borghese
Topics: Borghese, Paolo, principle, 1845-1920, Paolo Borghese, Prince de Sulmona
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Color prints proofs ; Lancour: 2526 ; Place of sale: Philadelphia ; Date of sale: Dec. 18-19, 1908
Topic: Hon. James T. Mitchell
Lancour, 4940 ; Place of sale: New York ; Date of sale: Dec. 11, 1925
Topic: Faul, W. D
Fine examples of the work of Buhot, Cameron, Corot, Delff, Haden, Millet, Rembrandt, Van Leyden, the Little Masters, the American etchers, and S. Arlent Edwards and the other famous color mezzotinters --T.p ; Lancour, 3424 ; Place of sale: New York ; Date of sale: May 25-26, 1916
Topics: Mrs. Joseph J. Little, Estate of Dr. R. A. Witthaus, Estate of William M. Franklin
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Place of sale: New York; Date of sale: Mar. 10, 1914
Topics: Auction catalogs, Dr. C.A. Quincy Norton
Lugt: 77764
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by Anderson Galleries, Inc; Anderson Galleries, Inc
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Also a small group of etchings by D. Y. Cameron, Hedley Fitton, Axel H. Haig and others --T.p ; Lancour, 4855 ; Lugt, 88524 ; Place of sale: New York ; Date of sale: May 1, 1925 ; Watson Library copy: annotated with prices
Topic: Charles Smith
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by American Art Association
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Place of sale: New York; Date of sale: Mar. 12, 1918; Lancour: 3723
Topics: Auction catalogs, C.W. Lockwood, Mrs. H.W. Jackson, Alfred C. Fuller, William McDonald
Place of sale: Fonthill Abbey; Part I of sale was held Sept. 9-20 (LU10510); part II was held Oct. 3-9 (LU10516); part III was held Oct. 23-29 (LU10525); 2103 lots; Magnificent, rare, and valuable library, (of 20,000 volumes) ... which will be sold by auction ... on Tuesday, the 9th of September, 1823, and nine following days; on Friday, the 3rd October, & four following days; on Thursday, 23d of October, 1823, & four following days; At head of title: Valuable library of books, in...
Topics: Auction catalogs, William Beckford
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by Anderson Galleries, Inc; Anderson Galleries, Inc
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Among the important prints are: Claude's Le Bouvier, Durham Cathedral by Axel Haig, Moliere, first state, Emma Rasmussen and My Model and My Boat by Andres Zorn, Lady Musters, Lady Hamilton, Ann Bingham by S. Arlent Edwards, Crossing the Brook by W. Say, Lady Taylor by Sydney Wilson and Rembrandt's etchings in exceptional impressions and states ; Lancour, 3237 ; Place of sale: New York ; Date of sale: Apr. 14-15, 1915
Topics: W. T. Gooch, E. T. Postlethwaite, Estate of Seth Rich
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by Anderson Galleries, Inc; Anderson Galleries, Inc
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Lancour, 3320 ; Place of sale: New York ; Date of sale: Jan. 26-28, 1916 ; Watson Library copy: partially annotated with names and prices
Topics: Robb R. Ricketts, Moulton & Ricketts
Place of sale: Philadelphia; Date of sale: Apr. 13-14, 1904; "Catalogue no. 911"
Topics: Auction catalogs, William S.G. Baker, Dr. Charles Schaffer, Dr. William Adler
Watson Library copy: annotated with prices
Topics: Boland, John, Hèagg, Axel Herman, 1835-1921
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Lancour, 2665 ; Lugt, 68478 ; Place of sale: Boston ; Date of sale: Mar. 31-Apr. 1, 1910
Lancour, 4835 ; Place of sale: New York ; Date of sale: Apr. 15-16, 1925 ; Watson Library copy: annotated with prices
Topic: Estate of Henry F. De Puy