A catalogue of that superb and well known cabinet of drawings of John Barnard, Esq. late of Berkley-Square, deceased : consisting of the choicest works of all the ancient masters, collected at a great expence from the cabinets of Lord Somers, Arundel, and Cholmondley, Sir Peter Lely, Dr. Mead, Holditch, and Uvedale Price, Esqrs. Mr Muilman, and Vander Dussens, of Amsterdam, Mons. Mariette, of Paris, and many others : among which are many exceeding fine and capital, by Raphael, A. Del Sarto, Titian, M. Angelo, Parmegiano, Corregio, P. Veronese, Bassano, Claude Loraine, Poussin, Rubens, Vandyke, Rembrandt, Berghem, Adrian, Will. V. De Vedel, Potter, Du Jardin, Ruysdale, &c. : which will be sold by auction, by Mr. Greenwood, at his room, in Leicester-Square, on Friday, Feb. 16, 1787, and the seven following evenings : it is presumed, that a more capital collection of the valuable works of the Italian, Dutch, Flemish, French, and English schools, were never offered to the public, or more worthy the attention of the learned connoisseurs.
- [London] : [Mr. Greenwood], 
[London] : Printed at the Logographic Press, by J. Walter, Printing-House-Square, Blackfriars, M.DCC.LXXXVII. 
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- 43,  pages ; 28 cm
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- "The catalogue starts with a lengthy preface about the state of arts in England and the provenance of the collection, and a list of collectors' marks. According to the list of collectors' marks, the drawings and prints came from the following collections: King Charles I, Lord Arundel, Philip Henry L'Anchrinck, Sir Peter Lely, Jonathan Richardson, Richard Holditch, Martin Folkes, Sir Edward Astley, Arthur Pond, John Peter Zoomers, Lord Sommers, John Tahlman, P. Silverster, Michael Rysbrack, Nicolini Haym, Rev. Prideaux, Nathaniel Hone, Jonathan Richardson, Van Haaken, Thomas Hudson, C. Jennings, and William Baillie."--Getty provenance index databases.
English short title catalogue, T12050
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-A1558
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 4145
Date of sale: February 16-23, 1787.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is annotated in ink with sale prices for all lots. Number 34 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.Barnard, John, 1709-1784 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.Drawing, British -- Catalogs.Drawing, European -- Catalogs.London Institution -- Ownership.Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
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