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Christie, James, 1773–1831

A catalogue of the first part of the valuable collection of original drawings, by distinguished modern artists : the property of the late Sir Thomas Lawrence, President of the Royal Academy, deceased : comprising admirable specimens by Gainsborough, Wilson, the celebrated Brown of Rome, Cipriani, Wheatley, Fuselli, Flaxman, Stothard, Cosway, William Locke, Esq. and others, also by Sir Thomas Lawrence : and fine chalk drawings, from antique statues in the Louvre, by the most eminent French artists, from which the plates in the Musee Napoleon were engraved : 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 Thursday and Friday, the 20th and 21st of May, 1830, at one o'clock precisely.

[London] : [Mr. Christie], [1830]
Physical Description:
18, [2] pages. ; 27 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v. 7 no.24 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-3506
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 12380
Date of sale: May 20-21, 1830.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is annotated in graphite with sale prices for some lots. Number 24 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.1830/5/20-21: Priced in ms., with names of buyers.
SML,Y X348 C46 I.1830/5/20-21: 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.
Art auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.
Drawing, British -- Catalogs.
Drawing, European -- Catalogs.
Lawrence, Thomas, Sir, 1769-1830 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
London Institution -- Ownership.
Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.
Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
Auction catalogs.
Auction catalogs -- 1830. 02 07-08
Auction catalogs -- 1830. 02 07-08
Brown, John, 1752-1787.
Cipriani, Giovanni Battista, 1727-1785
Cosway, Maria Hadfield, 1759-1838
Flaxman, John, 1755-1826
Fuseli, Henry, 1741-1825
Gainsborough, Thomas, 1727-1788
Lock, William, 1767-1847
Stothard, C. A. (Charles Alfred), 1786-1821
Wilson, Richard, 1713-1782.
Wheatley, Francis, 1747-1801
Stothard, C. A. (Charles Alfred), 1786-1821

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