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ID: 500304344
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500304344

 

Record Type: Corporate Body
Sotheby's (International auction house, founded 1744 in London)

Note: Internationally active art auction house founded by bookseller Samuel Baker, whose first sale was in 1744. Its main offices are in New York and London, though has numerous locations worldwide. From 1983, it has been owned by American A. Alfred Taubman.

Names:
Sotheby's (general entity) (preferred,U,display,LC)
Sotheby's Holdings (V)
Sotheby's Holdings, Inc. (V)

Nationalities:
International (preferred)

Roles:
firm (preferred)
auction house
repository

Gender: not applicable

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
associated with ....  Sotheby, John  
............................  (British book dealer and auctioneer, ca. 1740-1807) [500372949]
associated with ....  Sotheby, Samuel  
............................  (British book dealer and auctioneer, 1771-1842) [500372950]
associated with ....  Sotheby, Samuel Leigh  
............................  (British dealer and auctioneer, 1805-1861) [500372951]
founded by ....  Baker, Samuel  
..................  (British book dealer, ca. 1711-1778) [500372948]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Corporate Bodies
 ........  Sotheby's (I,U)

Biographies:
(International auction house, founded 1744 in London) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American repository, New York City, contemporary) ..... [FAL-IU]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Sotheby's ........ [FAL-IU Preferred, VP]
.....................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 27 September 2016
.....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002)
.....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 84160976; accessed 27 September 2016
Sotheby's Holdings ........ [VP]
......................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) accessed 27 September 2016
Sotheby's Holdings, Inc. ........ [VP]
.................................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 27 September 2016

Subject: ........ [FAL-IU, VP]
....................  Grove Art Online (2008-) accessed 27 September 2016
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 27 September 2016
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