Auction Catalogs

Redford and Graves

Hidden in plain sight in the reference collection is George Redford's Art Sales, N8675 .R4 V.1-2. Or if you like long full titles that tell you exactly what something is, Art sales. A history of sales of pictures and other works of art. With notices of the collections sold, names of owners, titles of pictures, prices and purchasers, arranged under the artists of the different schools in order of date. Including the purchases and prices of pictures for the National Gallery.

The Dog Sale

The new Dog Sale catalog from Bonhams has arrived, and is in the recent acquisitions area. Fans of dogs, cuteness, and 16th century German Dog Collars, take note. The catalog contains paintings, a veritable pet store worth of paraphernalia, a few curiosities, and of course, a collection of dog collars. The sale is to occur on February 12, 2008 in New York. To find this catalog at the OPAC, login and select search collections.