IMPORTANT NINETEENTH-CENTURY AND MODERN PRINTS, COMPRISING THE PROPERTY OF THE LATE DR. FELIX SOMARY AND OTHER OWNERS. LONDON, TUESDAY 23RD APRIL, 1974 [SOTHEBY and CO. AUCTION CATALOG]
London: Sotheby and Co, 1974. Original paper wrappers; 108 pp. Pamphlet with lot numbers and price estimates laid in. Together with, Fine Old Master Engravings, Etchings and Woodcuts, Comprising The Propety of The Late Dr. Felix Somary…and other owners. London, Thursday 11th July 1974 [Sotheby and Co. Auction Catalog] London: Sotheby and Co, 1974. 240 by 180mm (9½ by 7 inches). Original paper wrappers; 79 pp. Pamphlet with lot numbers and price estimates laid in. Both catalogues extensively illustrated with Felix Somary’s artwork collection. April Catalogue: Good plus; mild wear to wraps, with bump to head of spine; soiling to bottom edges of pages. July Catalogue: Very good with light damage to spine. Felix Somary was an art connoisseur. 20 years after his death, much of his collection was sold by Sotheby’s in London. These are the sales catalogues detailing his collection of Edvard Munch, Marc Chagall, Pablo Picasso, Albrecht Dürer and many more. To truly understand a man, you must understand his cultural interests. At the time of cataloguing, no other copies of these catalogues listed for sale. Price for set.
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