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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
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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
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
Lugt: 57322
Topics: Bibby, John, John Bibby
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
Lugt: 50694
Topics: Estate of Richard Austin Robertson, American Art Association
Lugt: 9728
Topics: Comte V... P... [Vincent Potoski] or [Potocki], Gendron
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, Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797, Strawberry Hill (Twickenham, London,...
Lugt: 54882
Topics: J.B. Plasman, Egon Risse, F.W. Schmidt, Louis Jacob
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by American Art Association; Kirby, Thomas E. (Thomas Ellis), 1846-1924, auctioneer; Bernet, Otto, auctioneer
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Includes sale of books (April 6th-8th, 1915; 1121 lots), art treasures (April 8th-10th, 1915; 474 lots), and engravings and etchings (April 12th-14th, 1915; 1028 lots)
Topic: Ives, Brayton, 1840-1914
Lugt: 50404
Topic: Deakin Brothers & Company
Lugt: 50986
Topics: Hollingworth Magniac, Colworth Collection
Lugt: 7735
Topic: Wm. Champion
Place of sale: London
Topics: F.Yeats Edwards, Alexander Porter
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
"Il a été tiré de ce catalogue mille exemplaires sur papier de Hollande, cinquante exemplaires sur papier japon, numérotés de 1 à 50."
Topics: Art, Painting
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Hôtel Drouot; Pillet, Ch. (Charles); Petit, Georges
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Lugt: 38082
Topic: [Everard, Lourdes]
171301218
Topic: Lord Sudeley
Bound as P 135
Topic: Painting, European
Lugt: 22442
Topic: J. de Haen
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by American Art Association; Kirby, Thomas Ellis, 1846-1924; Fenollosa, Ernest, 1853-1908
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Lancour: 2199
Topic: Waggaman, Thomas E., 1839-1906
Lugt: 75491
Topics: Lambert, Catholina, -1923, Luini, Bernardino, 1475?-1533?
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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Topics: Buckingham and Chandos, Richard Plantagenet Temple Nugent Brydges Chandos Grenville, Duke of,...
Lancour: 2852
Topic: Chase, William Merritt, 1849-1916
Place of sale: Cologne
Topic: Joerrissen
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
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Galerie Sedelmeyer; Wolff, Albert, 1835-1891; Chevallier, Paul, active 1884-1898; Secrétan, Eugène, 1836-1899; Boussod, Valadon & Cie
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171447752
Topic: Secrétan, Eugène, 1836-1899
Source: folio
Includes index
Topic: Blakeslee Galleries
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Christie, Manson & Woods
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Lugt: 73908
Topics: Gomm, Alexander Gibbons, Albert Bankes
171462179
Topic: Yerkes, Charles Tyson, 1837-1905
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Phillips Son & Neale (London, England); Thirlestane House, Cheltenham
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Lugt: 25025
Topics: Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859, Lord Northwick
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by American Art Association
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Lugt: 75781
Topic: Mr. Charles E. Locke
171398601
Topic: Rosenfeld Goldschmidt
244490060
Topic: H.A. Steengracht van Duivenvoorde, [Jhr. Hendrik Adolf]
Lugt: 54974
Topics: Vever, Henri, 1854-1942, Art auctions
Lugt: 62268
Topics: S.H. Fraser, Slindon Heirlooms, E.C. Schomberg, Executors of Lady Maria Emily Affleck
Bound as part of P 1a
Topics: Bowne, Walter, Shaw, William H, Evans, William T, Stern, Bernhard
Lugt: 58165
Topic: Blot, Eugéne
Bound as Q 85
Topics: Galerie Sedelmeyer, Painting, European, Painting, European
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Frederik Muller & Cie
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171328758
Topics: Mme Vve Vincent van Gogh née Carbentus, Mme la Douairière Jhr. A.W. Witsen Bon Straalman nʹee...
171328742
Topic: Collection Petit
171448033
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Topics: Smith, James Henry, James Henry Smith
93 lots
Topic: Julius Oehme
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Rudolph Lepke's Kunst-Auctions-Haus
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Place of sale: Berlin
Topics: Bernhardt, Auerbach, Schnaase, genealogy
Lancour: 2131
Topic: Edward Brandus
Lugt: 48730
Topic: Jules Dupré
Aquarelles, pastels, dessins; par Bergeret, Bonnat, Chaplin, C. de Cock, Corot, Daubigny, Detaille, Diaz, Harpignies, Isabey, Israels, Ch. Jacque, J. Lefebvre, Madeleine Lemaire, Madrazo, Mauve, Gust. Moreau, Pasini, Roqueplan, Ph. Rousseau, A. Stevens, Ziem, etc.; sculptures par Barye, Gardet et Rodin
Topic: Colonel Merlin
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
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Frederik Muller & Cie
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Lugt: 58325
Topics: Château de Heeswijk (Bois-Le-Duc), Musʹee "Baron van den Bogaerde", [Andreas Joannes...
Lugt: 65130
Topics: R. Kirkman Hodgson, J.Y.V. Vernon, The Marchioness of Londonderry
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Hôtel Drouot; Me. Escribe, Paris; Me. Paul Chevallier, Paris; M. Ch. Mannheim, Paris; M. Eug. Feral, Paris; Mm. Haro et fils; Mm. Rollin et Feuardent, Paris; M. Ch. Porquet, Paris
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Lugt: 44945
Topic: Comte de la Béraudière
Lugt: 72728
Topic: Louis Baudouin
Lugt: 36515
Topic: Neville D. Goldsmid
Galerie de Pommersfelden
Topics: Comte de Schönborn [Clemens graf von Schönborn], Château de Pommersfelden
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Hôtel Drouot; Pillet, Ch. (Charles); Durand-Ruel; Petit, Francis; Silvestre, Théophile, 1823-1876
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Lugt: 35754
Topic: M. Gavet
Sale code: 1224
Topics: Berthold Zacharias, genealogy
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Frederik Muller & Cie; Anton W. M. Mensing, Amsterdam
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Lugt: 67024
Topic: C. I. Temminck
Lugt: 7970
Topic: [Smeth]
Lugt: 23727
Topics: Alton Towers, Bertram Arthur, Earl of Shrewsbury
In association with Paul Chevallier
Topics: Heilbuth, Ferdinand, 1826-1889, Ferdinand Heilbuth
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Hôtel Drouot
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Lugt: 35598
Topics: Fortuny, Mariano, 1838-1874, Fortuny
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: 28461
Topic: Duchesse de Berry
Lugt: 30792
Topic: Olmade
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Thoré, T. (Théophile), 1807-1869; Pereire, Emile, 1800-1875; Pereire, Isaac, 1806-1880
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"Extrait de la Gazette des Beaux-Arts."
Topics: Painting, Painting
Lugt: 18738
Topic: [Duc d'Areneberg]
Lugt: 58726
Topics: White, Henry, Lister, M. H, Henry White and others, M.H. Lister
Lugt: 34690
Topic: Henri Joseph Constant Dutilleux
Lugt: 53784
Topic: genealogy
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Galerie Manzi-Joyant (Paris, France); Roger-Milès, L. (Léon), 1859-1928
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171491441
Topic: Marczell de Nemes
171459167
Topic: Prunce Alexis Orloff
171328755
Topics: J.P. Heseltine, Dr. J. Paul Richter
Bound as P 86. Copies 3, 4, and 5 lack illustrations
Topic: James Price, Esq
Bound as part of P 26
Topics: Painting, Modern, Painting
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Galerie Durand-Ruel
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Lugt: 61899
Topics: Gillot, Charles, 1853-1903, Ch. Gillot