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Christie, Mr. (James), 1730–1803

A catalogue of the genuine and valuable collection of drawings and prints, a few pictures, books, &c. late the property of the ingenious Mr. John Webber, R.A : well known for his accurate designs made during Capt. Cook's last voyage, and published by order of the Lords of the Admiralty, the whole being the reserved collection : consisting of many capital and curious drawings of the voyage, never engraved : accurate portraits of the different nations in various part of the world : a variety of studies and sketches from nature : also some drawing by Cipriani and Bartolozzi : printed by ancient and modern Masters : two remarkable fine sets of the Battle of the Boyne and La Hogue : five complete sets of Captain Cook's last voyage : and twelve various proof prints of the death of Captain Cook : which will be sold by auction by Mr. Christie, at his Great Room, Pall Mall, on Friday, June 14th, 1793, and following day, at twelve o'clock : to be viewed two days preceding the sale : when catalogues may be had as above : and at the Rainbow Coffee House, Cornhill.

[London] : [Mr. Christie], [1793]
Physical Description:
10 pages ; 28 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v.1, no.1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
English short title catalogue, T181452
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-a1921
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 5085
Date of sale: June 14th-15th, 1793.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is annotated in ink and graphite with sale prices for all lots. Number 54 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.
Cook, James, 1728-1779.
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.
Webber, John, 1751-1793 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
Auction catalogs.

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