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Christie, Mr. (James), 1730–1803, e publisher

A catalogue of the extensive and valuable stock of copper plates, with the impressions, (some of which are unpublished) the property of Mr. William Dickinson, late of Bond Street, engraver and print seller : comprising a small collection of modern paintings, among which are the two original pictures, of the Resurrection of a Pious Family, and the Spirit of a Child, by the Rev. Mr. Peters : an extensive and choice collection of modern loose prints : an assemblage of scarce portraits, the plates of the prints for Gambado's Horsemanship by Bunbury : Right to a Moiety of the Annals of Horsemanship : a printing press : two presses to contain prints : a variety of portfolios, &c. &c. : which will be sold by auction (by order of the assignees) by Mr. Christie, at his Great Room (late Royal Academy) Pall-Mall, on Friday, February 14th, 1794, and five following days, (Sunday excepted) at twelve o'clock : to be viewed two days preceding the sale : when catalogues may be had at the Rainbow Coffee House, Cornhill : and in Pall Mall.

[London] : [Mr. Christie], [1793] , 28 cm
Physical Description:
26 pages ; 28 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8620 .N6+ v.1, no. 55 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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"The seller is William Dickinson (1746/47-1823), who went bankrupt in 1793."--Getty provenance index databases.
English short title catalogue, T181456
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-A2020
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 5158
Date of sale: February 14th-19th, 1794.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is annotated in ink and graphite with sale prices and buyers' names for some lots. Number 55 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.
Dickinson, William, 1746 or 1747-1823 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
Drawing books -- Catalogs.
London Institution -- Ownership.
Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.
Painting, British -- Catalogs.
Prints, British -- Catalogs.
Prints, European -- Catalogs.
Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
Auction catalogs.

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