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Christie, James, 1773–1831

A catalogue of the first part of the very valuable and extensive collection of engravings, in the portfolio of Sir Thomas Lawrence, late President of the Royal Academy, deceased : comprising his rare and fine engravings by M. Antonio and the old Italian engravers : engravings by and after the great Italian painters : prints from the works of Rubens : his rare and valuable etchings by Rembrandt : many from the sale of Mr. Josi : the works of Sir Thomas Lawrence, all proofs : and prints by distinguished modern artists : also books of prints; among which are a fine and complete copy of the Pitture, &c. d'Ercolano / which (by order of the executor) will be sold by auction, by Mr. Christie, at his great room, King Street, St. James's Square, on Monday, May the 10th, 1830, and following days, at one o'clock precisely : may be viewed two days preceding, and catalogues had (at 1s. 6d each) at Mr. Christie's Office, 8, King Street, St. James's Square.

[London] : [Mr. Christie], [1830]
Physical Description:
40 pages ; 27 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v. 7 no.21 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Date of sale: May 10-14, 1830.
Place of sale: London.
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 12365
BAC: British Art Center copy is annotated in graphite with prices for some lots. Number 21 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.1830/5/10-14: Priced in ms., with names of buyers. Emblem of Rosenheim Collection. No. B16.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.
Art auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.
Lawrence, Thomas, Sir, 1769-1830 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
London Institution -- Ownership.
Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.
Prints, British -- Catalogs.
Prints, European -- Catalogs.
Private libraries -- Catalogs.
Rosenheim Collection -- Emblem.
Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
Auction catalogs.

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