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Christie, Mr. (James), 1730–1803

A catalogue of a small but capital collection of pictures : the works of Sir Francis Bourgeois, Kt. R.A., painter to His Majesty, the King of Poland : together with a few first-rate pictures of the old schools presented to Sir Francis by that distinguished connoisseur Mons. Decalonne, late Minister of France, removed from his house in Portland Road : which will be sold by auction by Mr. Christie at his Great room, Pall Mall, on Saturday, May 3d, 1794 at twelve o'clock : to be viewed wo days preceding the sale : when catalogues may be had at the Rainbow Coffee House, Cornhill : and in Pall Mall.

[London] : [Mr. Christie], [1794]
Physical Description:
4 pages ; 28 cm
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"The title page claims that some of the pictures came from the collection of Calonne; also, not all of the pictures for sale belonged to Bourgeois. Desenfans is given as a buying in name."--Getty provenance index databases.
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-A2040
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 5199
Date of sale: May 3rd, 1794.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is not annotated. Number 59 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.
Bourgeois, Peter Francis, Sir, 1756-1811 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
Calonne, Charles Alexandre de, 1734-1802 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
London Institution -- Ownership.
Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.
Painting, British -- Catalogs.
Painting, European -- Catalogs.
Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
Auction catalogs.

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