Rhea Myers

archive.org Art History 2

More art catalogues and price lists available for download on archive.org.

Reference works mentioned by the V&A

Le trésor de la curiosité, tiré des catalogues de ventes de tableaux, etc … avec diverses notes & notices historiques & biographiques.

Les ventes de tableaux, dessins estampes et objets d’art aux XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles (1611-1800). Essai de bibliographie.

Dictionnaire des ventes d’art faites en France et a l’étranger pendant les XVIIIe et XIXe siècles.

Treasures of Art in Great Britain: being an account of the chief collections of paintings, sculptures, illuminated mss. …

Galleries and cabinets of art in Great Britain: being an account of more than forty collections of paintings, drawings, sculptures …

Catalogues by Algernon Graves

The Royal Academy of Arts; a complete dictionary of contributors and their work from its foundation in 1769 to 1904

The Society of artists of Great Britain, 1760-1791; the Free society of artists, 1761-1783 ; a complete dictionary of contributors and their work from the foundation of the societies to 1791

A dictionary of artists who have exhibited works in the principal London

Other Catalogues, some from Wikipedia’s article on the history of art auction sales

Painters and Their Works: A Dictionary of Great Artists who are Not Now Alive

Memorials of Christie’s; a record of art sales from 1766 to 1896

Provisional Catalogue of the Oil Paintings and Water Colours in the Wallace Collection

Memoirs Of Painting

The Year’s Art

The Connoisseur