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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 : 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], [1788]
Physical Description:
8 pages ; 28 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v. 1 no. 40 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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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.
Auction catalogs.

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