Catalogue of the well-known collection of Old Master drawings principally of the Italian School formed in the eighteenth century by John Skippe now the property of Edward Holland Martin, Esq. Which will be sold at auction … on Thursday, November 20 and Friday, November 21, 1958.
London, Christie Manson & Woods Ltd 1958.
Price: £35 [convert currency]
8vo. 224pp, photo frontispiece, 39 photo plates. Publisher’s printed boards. Jill Allibone’s copy.
Sale catalogue for the Skippe collection of Italian Old Master drawings, formed by John Skippe (1742-1812), an amateur English artist who travelled to Italy in the mid 1760s and again in the 1770s, and subsequently passed down in the Martin family, descendants of Skippe’s sister. The catalogue includes a preface by A.E.Popham.