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Christie, Mr. (James), 1730–1803

A catalogue of a truly capital and valuable collection of drawings, of the late Matthew Duane, Esq; deceased : collected for him, by the late Mr. Hamilton, at Rome : and consists of the undoubted works of the following great Italian Masters, viz. : Raphael, Corregio, Schidoni, A. del Sarto, Titian, P. Veronese, Tintorett, Palma, Carracci, Guido, Guercino, S. Rosa : several fine drawings, framed and glazed : together with a select collection of seventy-two elegant high-finished drawings, by that much esteemed artist Mr. Hussey : being a selection of the most striking efforts of that celebrated Master's genius : which will be sold by auction, (by order of the executor) by Mr. Christie, at his Great Room, in Pall Mall, On Tuesday, May 1st, 1787, and the following day : to be viewed two days preceding the sale, which will begin each day at twelve o'clock : catalogues may be had at the Rainbow Coffee House, Cornhill, and in Pall Mall.

[London] : [Mr. Christie], [1787]
Physical Description:
8 pages ; 28 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v.1, no. 31 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
English short title catalogue, T30021
Date of sale: May 1-2, 1787.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is annotated in ink with sale prices for all lots. Number 31 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. British Art Center copy imperfect: title page mutilated.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.
Art auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.
Drawing, British -- Catalogs.
Drawing, European -- Catalogs.
Duane, Mathew, 1707-1785 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
London Institution -- Ownership.
Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.
Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
Auction catalogs.

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