A catalogue of the reserved collection of statues, busts, vases, urns, sarcophagi, &c. and other select and valuable pieces of antiquity : also sundry modern busts of exquisite sculpture, and highly finished, comprising a bust of Venus de Medicis, Shakespear, Stern, Cato the Censor, Scipio Africano, and other renowned and admired characters : several elegant statuary marble chimney pieces, and curious and scarce marble slabs, the property of Lyde Brown, Esq. : removed from his late residence in the city : also a small collection of Italian, French, Flemish and Dutch pictures, prints, drawings, &c. and a capital set of Brussels tapestry from Teniers, in excellent preservation : which will be sold by auction, by Mr. Christie, at his Great Room, in Pall Mall, on Friday, May 30, 1788, and following day.
- [London] : [James Christie], 
- Physical Description:
- 8 pages ; 28 cm
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsN8640 .N6+ v. 1 no. 40 OversizeYale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Not Evaluated
- English short title catalogue, T11403
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-A1648
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 4323
Date of sale: May 30-31, 1788.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is selectively annotated in ink with prices and names of buyers. Number 40 of 61 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, 1823.
- Subject Terms:
- Art -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.Art auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.Ceramics -- Catalogs.Decorative arts -- Catalogs.Drawing, British -- Catalogs.Drawing, European -- Catalogs.Jewelry -- Catalogs.London Institution -- Ownership.Lyde-Brown, John, -1787 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.Painting, British -- Catalogs.Painting, European -- Catalogs.Sculpture -- Catalogs.Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
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Christie, Mr. (James), 1730-1803, A catalogue of the reserved collection of statues, busts, vases, urns, sarcophagi, &c. and other select and valuable pieces of antiquity , 
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