Catalogue of Fourteen Valuable Paintings, formerly the property of the late Joseph Bonaparte, of Bordentown, New-Jersey

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Title

Catalogue of Fourteen Valuable Paintings, formerly the property of the late Joseph Bonaparte, of Bordentown, New-Jersey

Description

Broadside inventory of the fourteen paintings purchased by James Robb, Esq. (1814 -1881) from the September 17, 1845, Bordentown estate sale. Robb exhibited the paintings at Amory Hall, Boston, where he had taken them for restoration. Robb's goal was to establish an "American National Gallery of Art" in New Orleans. At least one great painting, the Natoire <i>Toilet of Venus</i>, ended up at the New Orleans Museum of Art, where it is today.

Date

1845

Citation

“Catalogue of Fourteen Valuable Paintings, formerly the property of the late Joseph Bonaparte, of Bordentown, New-Jersey,” Joseph Bonaparte in America, accessed December 10, 2018, https://www.josephbonaparteinamerica.org/items/show/18.