The Private Collection of the late John P. Townsend. February 8, 1912. Catalogue of Valuable Engravings and Etchings by the Great Masters. John P. Townsend, American Art Association.

The Private Collection of the late John P. Townsend. February 8, 1912. Catalogue of Valuable Engravings and Etchings by the Great Masters.

New York: American Art Association, 1912. Unpaged. Illus. with extensive b/w photos. 8vo. Stapled paper wrappers. First edition. A good copy lakcing the wrappers, prices realized penciled in. Lancour 2836. Item #41036

253 items described. Includes works by Rembrandt (60) and Whistler (14) and many more. Catalogue compiled by FitzRoy Carrington. John Pomeroy Townsend (1832–1898) was a Gilded Age American financier and president of the Bowery Savings Bank among other organizations. OCLC shows three copies: Yale, Brooklyn Museum, and the British Library.

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