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Christie, Mr. (James), 1730–1803
A catalogue of a genuine, capital and valuable collection of pictures, the property of a Nobleman : selected with great judgment, and removed from his house in Grosvenor Square : the collection comprises many chef d'oeuvres of the most great and admired masters of the Italian, French, Flemish, and Dutch schools : more particularly the following viz : Titian, Corregio, P. Veronese, C. Marratti, Velasquez, Dominichino, L. Carracci, Caravaggio, M. Angelo, Vandyke, Rubens, Barroccio, L. Jordaens, D. Fetti, Rembrandt, Poussin, Wouvermans, Ruysdael, Claude, Vernet, P. Potter, Cuyp, C. Du Jardin, Backhusen, &c. : the greatest part in fine preservation, and will merit the attention of the cognoscenti : which will be sold by auction by Mr. Christie, at his Great Rom in Pall Mall, on Friday, May 16th, 1794, and following day, 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], [1794]
Physical Description:
8 pages ; 28 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v. 1 no. 6 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-A2044
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 5209
Date of sale: May 16th-17th, 1794.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is not annotated. Number 60 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.
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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