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A catalogue of the remaining pictures and unfinished sketches of Sir Thomas Lawrence, P.R.A., deceased : comprising among others the celebrated picture of Satan summoning his legions : a splendid original portrait of George the Fourth in his Coronation Robes : the original drawing of the Princess Charlotte, a miniature of the same : a portrait of George the Fourth, in oils, and another in chalk : George the Third and his Queen, early pictures : and numerous fancy subjects and portraits unfinished : excellent copies of the portraits of the Pope, and Cardinal Consalvi, and the Emperor of Austria, in the King's Collection : two of the Prophets, and two of the Sibyls, copies from those of M. Angelo in the Sistine Chapel, by Bewick, the size of the originals : Famine, a cartoon, in black chalk, by Overbecke, &c. &c. : also, the celebrated portrait of Sir Thomas Lawrence painted by himself : which will be sold by auction, by Messrs. Christie & Manson, at their great room, 8, King Street, St. James's Square, on Saturday, June the 18th, 1831, precisely at one o'clock : may be viewed two days preceding, and catalogues had at Messrs. Christie & Manson's Office, King Street, St. James's Square.

[London] : [Messrs. Christie & Manson], [1831]
Physical Description:
8, [1] pages ; 27 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v. 7 no.34 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
"Postponed from May 7. Some copies of the catalogue ... are printed with the original date, and some are changed. ... The two editions of the catalogue are different. The first has 151 lots, whereas the second has 152."--Getty provenance index.
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-37315
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 12698 amd 12662
Date of sale: June 18, 1831; originally scheduled for May 7, 1831.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is not annotated. Title page is printed with original date which is crossed out and [June 18] written in ink. British Art Center copy is the first edition described by Getty with 151 lots. Number 34 of 42 auction catalogs bound together. The volume bound in contemporary half calf; with the armorial bookplate of Baron Northwick; signed in manuscript: William Upcott, London Institution, 1819.
SML,Y X348 C46 I.1831/6/18: Bound out of sequence: pages 1-6 precede the title-page. Lists some additional lots in ms. Bound with: Christie, James. A catalogue of the first part of the very valuable and extensive collection of engravings, in the portfolio of Sir Thomas Lawrence. [London], 1830.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.
Art auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.
Drawing, English -- 19th century -- Catalogs.
Lawrence, Thomas, Sir, 1769-1830 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
London Institution -- Ownership.
Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.
Painting, British -- Catalogs.
Painting, English -- 19th century -- Catalogs.
Portrait painting, English -- 19th century -- Catalogs.
Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
Auction catalogs.
Auction catalogs -- 1831 06 18.
Auction catalogues -- 1831 06 18.
Lawrence, Thomas, Sir, 1769-1830.

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