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Christie, Mr. (James), 1730–1803, e publisher
A catalogue of the capital collection of pictures, pketches, and high-finished drawings, the property of the late much esteemed artist, John Baptiste Cipriani Esq. deceased : consisting of a few finished pictures, and many of his sketches in oil : a small collection of old Masters, among which is a Magdalen by A. Furini, remarkably fine : a high-finished Portrait of Prince Rupert by Verelst : a capital Head of Vasari by Himself : Marc Anthony and Cleopatry by A. Veronese : a numerous collection of high finished drawings, sketches, &c. that inestimable high finish-finished Drawing of the Diploma, done for the Royal Academy : a finished drawing in colors of the Death of Dido : and many of his large cartoons &c. &c. &c. : which will be sold by auction by Mr. Christie, at his Great Room, in Pall Mall on Wednesday March the 22d, 1786 and three following days : to be publickly viewed on Monday and Tuesday preceding the sale, which will begin each day at twelve o'clock.
Physical Description:
12 pages ; 28 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v.1, no. 33 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
English short title catalogue, T30212
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-A4012
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 4007
Date of sale: March 22-25, 1786.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is not annotated. Number 33 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.
Cipriani, Giovanni Battista, 1727-1785 -- Art collections -- Catalogs..
Drawing, European -- 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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