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Greenwood, John, 1727–1792

A catalogue of a valuable collection of undoubted original drawings and pictures, by the most esteemed ancient and modern Masters : amongst the later are the best productions from the pencils of Gainsborough, Wheatley, Barret, Cipriani, Bartolozzi, Cooper, Mortimer, Peters, Cozens, Rowlandson, Smith, Catton, Jun., Moreland, Serres, Angelica, Payne, Gilpin, Lambert, Walton, Northcote, &c. : also a scarce and valuable collection of prints, books of prints, & drawings, by Raphael, and many old Masters : which will be sold by auction, by Mr. Greenwood, at his room in Leicester-Square on Thursday the 19th of March, 1789, and the two following days at twelve o'clock, precisely : to be viewed two days preceding the sale.

[London] : [Mr. Greenwood] , [1789]
[London] : Printed by H. Reynell, No. 21, Piccadilly, near the Hay-market ,
Physical Description:
8 pages ; 28 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v. 1 no. 41 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-A1679
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 4410a
Date of sale: March 19-21, 1789.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is annotated in graphite with sale prices for all lots. Number 41 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.
Drawing, British -- Catalogs.
Drawing, European -- Catalogs.
London Institution -- Ownership.
Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.
Prints, English -- Catalogs.
Prints, European -- Catalogs.
Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
Auction catalogs.
Reynell, H. (Henry), -1811, printer.

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