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Mr. Langford and Son

A catalogue of the collection of pictures and drawings framed and glazed, and studies from nature by Mr. George Barrett, of Orchard Street, Portman Square : several of which are particular views in Scotland, England, and Wales ; which will be sold by auction, by Mr. Langford and Son, at their house in the Great Piazza, Covent Garden : on Thursday the 9th of this Instant May 1771 : the said Collection may be viewed on Tuesday the 7th, and till the Time of Sale, which will begin punctually at twelve o'clock.

[London] : [Mr. Langford and Son], [1771]
Physical Description:
4 pages ; 28 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v.1, no. 14 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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"The seller was the landscape painter George Barret, the elder, 1728/32-1784."--Getty provenance index databases.
English short title catalogue, T150825
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-A875
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 1931
Date of sale: May 9, 1771.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is not annotated. Number 14 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.
Barret, George, 1732-1784 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
Drawing, British -- Catalogs.
London Institution -- Ownership.
Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.
Painting, British -- Catalogs.
Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
Auction catalogs.

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