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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
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...
Sale held at Astor residence
Topics: Astor, Vincent, 1891-1959, Vincent Astor
xix [i.e. ix], 358 p. ; 23 cm
Topics: Art auctions -- Indexes, Art auctions -- History -- 19th century
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by Sotheby & Co. (London, England)
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Place of sale: London
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20 p. : 26 cm
Topics: Mrs. G.H. Courage, A.R. Heathcote, Esq, Mrs. Howard Palmer, Gaspard O. Farrer, St. Luke's Hospital
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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
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Place of sale: New York; Date of sale: Apr. 21-May 5, 1910
Topic: Auction catalogs
Viestnik iziashchnykh iskustv
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.
Sale code: 1069
Topics: Brummer, Joseph, Estate of Joseph Brummer
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by American Art Association; Kirby, Thomas E. (Thomas Ellis), 1846-1924
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Valuable paintings; antique Japanese and Chinese kakemonos and panels; antique Japanese and Chinese books and European etchings and engravings; Japanese sword guards (tsuba); knife handles; sword mounts; metal work; Japanese and European ivory carvings, ivory and wood netsukes; Chinese jade, glass, antique Japanese tobacco pouches, pipes and pipe cases; antique Chinese porcelains; Japanese lacquers and inros; bowls; bronzes; articulated iron work, antique cloisonné enamels and champlevé;...
Topics: Bishop, Heber R. (Heber Reginald), 1840-1902, Heber R. Bishop
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22 p
Topics: Millington, H. A., d. 1934? -- Art collections, Forbes, Mrs. -- Art collections, Executors of H. A....
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Sale code: 1059
Topics: Brummer, Joseph, Estate of Joseph Brummer
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
by Sotheby & Co. (London, England)
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Sale code: CALPE
Topic: Edward Booth
Greek and Roman statues, sarcophagi, columns, Greek and Apulian pottery, Romanesque and Gothic sculptures, Romanesque, Gothic & Renaissance architectural elements, Renaissance furniture, sculptured wood groups, bronzes, textiles, silver
Topics: Brummer, Joseph, Estate of Joseph Brummer
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Place of sale: New York; Date of sale: Jan. 29, 1919
Topic: Auction catalogs
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16 p. ; 26 cm
Topics: Captain R.H.C. Thomas, Sir Eustace Borrowes, Alfred Tyrer, Mrs. Gore Skipwith, Brig.-Gen. R....
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Sale code: VII
Viestnik iziashchnykh iskustv
by Imperatorskai︠a︡ akademīi︠a︡ khudozhestv (Russia)
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Issued by Imperatorskai︠a︡ Akademii︠a︡ khudozhestv
Topic: Art
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 Sotheby & Co. (London, England)
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Topics: Boileau, Raymond F. -- Art collections, Mrs. John Garstang, Lt. Col. Raymond F. Boileau
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by Sotheby & Co. (London, England)
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42 p., 2 plates :
Topics: Longbottom, F. W. -- Art collections, F.W. Longbottom
John Gerard Heckscher
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18 p
Topics: Barrington, H. M. J., Mrs. -- Art collections, Haslett, George, Mrs. -- Art collections, Patterson,...
Lancour: 5151
Topics: Almenas, conde de las (José Mariá Palacio y Abarzuza), Art, Spanish, José Maria de Palacio,...
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20 p. 26 cm
Topics: Gerard Leigh, C.H.G. Price, G.S. Coats, J.D.S. Nowell, R.G. Carruthers, J.J.E. Sloan
48 p. ; 26 cm
Topic: Earl of Crawford and Balcarres
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by Sotheby & Co. (London, England)
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15 p. 26 cm
Topic: H. Gordon Bois
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by Sotheby & Co. (London, England)
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16 p. ; 26 cm
Topics: Mrs. C. Furneaux, Brigadier J. Langhorne, Mrs. Kirwan, Viscount Curzon, Miss M. Stevenson, Earl of...
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87 p. :
Topics: Warren, Edward Perry, 1860-1928 -- Art collections, Lewes House -- Art collections, By order of H....
18 p. ; 25 cm
Topic: John Hinde
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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
Place of sale: New York; Date of sale: April 28-May 1, 1920
Topic: Auction Catalogs
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by Paul Brandt (Firm)
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Place of sale: Amsterdam
Topic: Prof. Dr. A. Stoll
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by American Art Association
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Lyman C. Flynt
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by Sotheby & Co. (London, England)
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Title from cover
Topics: Albemarle, Countess of -- Art collections, Lt. Col. Raymond F. Boileau, Miss Dunsmuir, Countess of...
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by Sotheby & Co. (London, England)
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Sale code: CLAUDIUS
Topics: Behague, Comtesse de -- Art collections, Lord Brownlow, A. Holland Hibbert, Lady Lucas, Comtesse de...
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Topics: Major A. Congreve, Col. W. Long, Lady Duthie
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by Sotheby & Co. (London, England)
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20 p., 67 plates :
Topics: Berghoff, Mme. -- Art collections, Madame Berghoff, Mrs. P. Churchill, R.J. Graham, Richard...
88 p., 14 p. of plates :
Topic: M.-L. Bachofen-Burckhardt
32 p. : 26 cm
Topics: James MacHarg, Lord Charnwood, Sir Henry L. Aubrey Fletcher, Lady Mary Peyronnet Browne, Lady...
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by Sotheby & Co. (London, England)
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Sale code: HEBE
Topics: Atholl, Duke of -- Art collections, Dowager Lady Nunburnholme, Duke of Atholl, Lt. Col. Raymond F....
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by Sotheby & Co. (London, England)
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Sale code: ARGO
Topic: Lord Carmichael of Skirling