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Christie, Mr. (James), 1730–1803

A catalogue of a capital and valuable collection of Italian, Flemish, and Dutch pictures, fine bronzes, &c. collected by a Gentleman, well known to the vertu, for his knowledge, and refined taste : and consists as follows Ann. Carracci, Guido Reni, Tintoretto, Jacob Bassano, Dominico Feti, G. Lanfranco, Fran. Bolognese, Philippo Lauri, Salvator Rosa, Solimene, Seb. Conca, Gio. B. Mola, And. Sacchi, Carlo Marati, Ban. Castiglione, Murillio, Nich. Poussin, Seb. Bourdon, Claude Gelee, La Sueur, Le Main, Rigaud, Veugle, Gasp. Poussin, P. Wovermans, Vanderveldt, Breughel, Ruysdael, D. Teniers, Rembrandt, A. Vandeveldt, Watteau, Ger. Laresse. Jean Miel, Vandermulen, Vangoe : also a Salvator Rosa, remarkably fine and clear; a Holy Family, by N. Poussin, an elegant composition, and in his best manner; and a merry-making, by D. Teniers, highly finished : an elegant clock, richly ornamented in or molu, and a superb cabinet inlaid with brass : which will be sold by auction, by Mr. Christie, at his great-room, next Cumberland-House, in Pall-Mall, on Friday and Saturday, the 8th and 9th of March, 1771.

[London] : [James Christie], [1771]
Physical Description:
8 pages ; 24 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v. 1 no. 12 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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"The consignor was Peter Demasco."--ESTC.
English short title catalogue, T161485
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-A860
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 1901
Date of sale: March 8-9, 1771.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is annotated in ink and graphite with sale prices for all lots. Number 12 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.
Bronzes -- Catalogs.
Demasco, Peter -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
London Institution -- Ownership.
Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.
Painting, European -- Catalogs.
Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
Auction catalogs.

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