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The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

In 2012, the Philadelphia Museum of Art Library received a grant from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation to digitize an important and unique collection of 18th and 19th century European art auction catalogs in the renowned John G. Johnson Collection. Mr. Johnson’s collection of auction catalogs, which were donated to the Museum along with 1200 masterpieces of European painting, are of vital importance to our understanding of the history of collecting and connoisseurship in the United States. In many...



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The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by American Art Association
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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; 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; arms and...
Topic: Heber R. Bishop
Pictures, works of art, and decorative objects [first through fifth portions]
Topics: 12th Duke of Hamilton, Hamilton Palace
Bronzes antiques, bijoux mérovingiens, monnaies et médailles antiques du Moyen âge et de la Renaissance, vierge du XIIIe siècle en ivoire, émaux de Limoges, faïences de Perse, plats de Bernard Palissy, statue en marbre par J. Fancelli, porcelaines de la Chine
Topics: Fillon, Benjamin, 1819-1881, Armor, Benjamin Fillon
Includes index
Topic: Van Schorel
Bound as P 135
Topic: Painting, European
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Bonheur, Rosa, 1822-1899; Roger-Milès, L. (Léon), 1859-1928, ed
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Sales catalog
Topic: Zoological illustration
Lugt: 64177
Topic: Ehrich Galleries
Two catalogs bound together: premiere vente held May 16-18, 1907; deuxieme vente held May 25-28, 1907. Part 3 and 4 of these sales issued separately. Part 3 of this sale - 3. vente, Écoles flamande, italienne, espagnole, et des maîtres primitifs - is held June 3-5, 2007; part 4 of this sale - 4. vente, Tableaux, aquarelles et dessins de l'ecole moderne et des dessins anciens - is held June 12-14, 1907
Topic: Collection Ch. Sedelmeyer
"Me Charles Pillet, Commissaire-priseur; experts: M. Étienne Le Roy, M. A. Fevre."
Topic: Marquis de Salamanca
Place of sale: Paris
Topic: Monsieur Oppenheim
171398601
Topic: Rosenfeld Goldschmidt
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Venturi, Adolfo, 1856-1941; Crespi, Benigno Cristoforo, 1833-1920
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Topics: Crespi, Benigno Cristoforo, 1833-1920, Painting, Painting, Italian
Lugt: 71141
Topic: Lord Blantyre
Par J. Achard, Berne Bellecour, Bouguereau, John Lewis Brown, Cazin, Chaplin, Eug. Delacroix, Fortuny, Français, Gavarni, Harpignies, Hébert, Heilbuth, Isabey, Jacquemard, Louis Leloir, Madelaine Lemaire, Lessi, Meissonier, Gustave Moreau, Van Muyden, de Neuville, Pils, Th. Rousseau, Vibert, Worms, Ziem, Zuber, etc., etc
Topics: M. Alfred Hartmann, [Mulhouse]
155 lots
Topic: Ichenhauser, J. D
171457412
Topic: C. van Andel, de Breul, Fop Smith, Grimaldi
Place of sale: Galeries de l'Universelle (Cité du Retiro), Paris
Topic: Ruben, S
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by American Art Association; Townsend, Horace, 1859-1922; Volpi, Elia, 1858-1938; Guglielmetti, Cesare A; Rusconi, Arturo Jahn
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1215 lots
Topic: Volpi, Elia, 1858-1938
To be sold at unrestricted public sale by order of Mrs. Sophie J. Schaus, executrix, and Adolphe Schaus, executor, of the late Hermann Schaus
Topics: Schaus, William, Schaus, Hermann, William Schaus Art Galleries
Includes artist index
Topic: Galerie Sedelmeyer
Place of sale: Cologne
Topic: Bouhaben, Franzisca von Clave, Frau Wwe
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by New-York Historical Society. Museum and Gallery of Art; Abbott, Henry
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The catalogue of the Abbott collection of Egyptian antiquities (73 p.) is by the collector, Henry Abbott, M.D
Topics: New-York Historical Society, Art
Lugt: 49987
Topic: Henry Penon
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Galerie Sangiorgi; Jandolo & Tavazzi, Rome
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Lugt: 67447
Topic: Joachim Ferroni
Lugt: 55425
Par Rosa Bonheur, Jules Breton, Diaz, De Dreux, Jules Dupré, Gallait, Gérôme, Hébert, Isabey, Charles Jacque, Leys, Maris, Pettenkoffen, Troyon, Vauthier, Verboeckhoven, Veyrassat, Ziem
Topic: Serge Von Derwies
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Hôtel Drouot; Chevallier, Paul; Féral, E
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Composition de Pompeo Battoni; une uvre remarquable de F. Snyders et autres par Avercamp, Boucher, Challe, Coypel, De Marne, Dietrich, J. le Ducq, H. Fragonard, Grimoux, Hutin, Janneck, Le Doux, Maas, Mignard, Netscher, Raoux, Taunay, Watteau, Wynants
Lugt: 53516
Topic: Duvernay, Pauline Yolande Marie Louise, 1813-1894
Lugt: 53329
Topics: Perkins, Mrs, Mrs. Perkins
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Cheramy, Paul Arthur, b. 1840; Meier-Graefe, Julius, 1867-1935; Klossowski, Erich, 1875-
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Topics: Cheramy, Paul Arthur, b. 1840, Painting
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by E.A. Fleischmannsche Buchhandlung
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Bound as part of O 43
Topics: E.A. Fleischmann'sche Buchhandlung, Munich school of painting, Painting, German, E.A. Fleischmann
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Hôtel Drouot; Pillet, Ch. (Charles); Lainné, Charles; Burty, Philippe, 1830-1890
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Lugt: 27692
Topics: Delacroix, Eugène, 1798-1863, Eugène Delacroix
233245403
Topic: Yerkes, Charles Tyson, 1837-1905
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Galerie Georges Petit; Chevallier, Paul; Duchesne, Georges
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Lugt: 57897
Topic: Auguste Rousseau
Lugt: 42554
Topics: Marmontel, A. (Antoine), 1816-1898, Marmontel
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Hôtel Drouot; Chevallier, Paul
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Lugt: 58196
Topic: E. Adam
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Topic: Conti, Louis François de Bourbon, prince de, 1717-1776
Lugt: 50694
Topics: Estate of Richard Austin Robertson, American Art Association
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by J.M. Heberle (Firm); Heinrich Lempertz, Cologne
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Lugt: 62573
Topics: Stéphan Bourgeois, Gaspard Bourgeois, Jean Bourgeois
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Fifth Avenue Art Galleries (New York, N.Y.)
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Priced
Topics: Spencer, Albert, Albert Spencer
Lugt: 9728
Topics: Comte V... P... [Vincent Potoski] or [Potocki], Gendron
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Schrenck von Nozing, Jacob, d. 1612; Ferdinand II, Archduke of Austria, 1529-1595; Köhler, Johann David, 1684-1755, ed; Noyse von Campenhout, Johann Engelbert, tr
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Brunet, V, 224
Topics: Weapons, Kings and rulers, Nobility, Engraving, German
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Buckingham and Chandos, Richard Plantagenet Temple Nugent Brydges Chandos Grenville, Duke of, 1797-1861; Forster, Henry Rumsey, 1815-1884
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Title vignette
Topics: Buckingham and Chandos, Richard Plantagenet Temple Nugent Brydges Chandos Grenville, Duke of,...
283 lots
Topics: Gibbs, Frederick Seymour, 1845-1903, Gibbs, Daisy Meade, Mrs, Morton Trust Company
Lugt: 23237
Topic: Oordt (J. F. van)
Lugt: 65050
Topics: Lord Trimlestown, Maj. C.F. Gubbins
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Bonheur, Rosa, 1822-1899; Roger-Milès, L. (Léon), 1859-1928, ed
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Sales catalog
Topic: Zoological illustration
Part 1 of sale held: Mar. 23-25, 1887 at Chickering Hall
Topics: Stewart, Alexander Turney, 1803-1876, A.T. Stewart, Estate of Cornelia M. Stewart
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Rudolph Lepke's Kunst-Auctions-Haus
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Topic: Galerie Weber, Hamburg
171482920
Topic: M. Édouard Aynard
Lugt: 65371
Topic: Reverendo Dottor Roberto I. Nevin
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Regnault-Delalande, François-Léandre, 1762-1824; Silvestre, Jean-Augustin de, 1719-1809
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Includes index
Added wood-engraved illustrated t.p. reads: A catalogue of the classic contents of Strawberry Hill collected by Horace Walpole Smith and Robins printers ..
Topics: Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797, Strawberry Hill (Twickenham, London, England), Private libraries, Art,...
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Hôtel Drouot; Pillet, Ch. (Charles); Durand-Ruel
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Lugt: 33867
Topic: Laurent-Richard
Lugt: 54882
Topics: J.B. Plasman, Egon Risse, F.W. Schmidt, Louis Jacob
Lugt: 49972
Topic: Émile van Marcke
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Hôtel Drouot; Chevallier, Paul; Durand-Ruel
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"Deuxième vente."
Topic: Succession de Gustave Courbet
Lancour: 885
Topics: A. Sichel, Richard Austin Robertson
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Christie, Manson & Woods
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Lugt: 75034
Topic: Estate of Thomas Watson Jackson
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by American Art Association; Woodward, Robert B., 1840-1915, former owner NBB
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270 lots
Topics: Evans, William T, De Kay, Charles, 1848-1935, Coffin, William A. (William Anderson), 1855-1925
Lugt: 30398
Topic: P.J. Huybrechts
Sale held at the hotel "De Brakke Grond"
Topics: René della Faille de Waerloos, Me. H.A. Insinger van Loon, Roosmale Nepveu
Place of sale: Paris
Topics: Duret, Théodore, 1838-1927, Théodore Duret
Lugt: 65979
Topics: Sir George Dashwood, Mrs. Oddie, Capt. Ashton, Mrs. Saddler
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Hôtel Drouot; Chevallier, Paul; Petit, Georges
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Lugt: 41669
Topics: Dumas, Alexandre, 1824-1895, [Alexandre Dumas fils]
Lugt: 53744
Topic: Baron N.A. Steengracht van Moyland
Sale code: 1265
Lugt: 68852
Topic: Henri Duval de Liège
Lugt: 60241
Topics: Bardini, Stephano, Art, Italian, Art, Bronzes, Italian, Stephano Bardini
Lugt: 61131
Topic: Mme C. Lelong
Lugt: 31955
Topic: Michel Yakountschikoff
And thirteen works of George Romney; also, portraits by Vandyck, Sir J. Reynolds, G. Romney and others from different private collections; the celebrated tinted Venus, by J. Gibson, R.A., and other sculpture
Topics: Ayscough Fawkes, Walter J. Long
171301218
Topic: Lord Sudeley
Lugt: 56313
Topics: Art auctions, M. G-- [Goldschmidt]
630 lots
Topics: Austin, Samuel H, Samuel H. Austin