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Christie, Mr. (James), 1730–1803

A catalogue of all those select, beautiful, and uncommonly high-finished pictures, copied from the celebrated originals which composed the Electoral Gallery of Dusseldorf, which by the gracious permission of His Serene Highness the Elector Palatine, were copied for the purpose of being engraved, in consequence of an exclusive privilege granted for that purpose to Messrs. V. and R. Green : the above-mentioned pictures are most accurately copied from the inestimable originals, several of which were unfortunately destroyed, and much damaged in their removal from Dusseldorf, during the bombardment of that city, when the building which contained them was totally burnt : many of the pictures are of the exact size of the originals, and most of the principal subjects in that collection are included : to which will be added, some scarce and valuable drawings and prints framed and glazed, from the above collection, and some proof impressions of modern engravings, the property of Messrs. Greens : which will be sold by auction by Mr. Christie, at his Great Room in Pall Mall, on Saturday, May the 16th, 1795, at twelve o'clock

[London] : [Mr. Christie], [1795]
Physical Description:
14 pages ; 28 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v. 2 no. 9 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
English short title catalogue, N27009
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-A5474
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 5316
Date of sale: May 5, 1795.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is not annotated. Number 9 of 52 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.
Engraving, British -- Catalogs.
Karl Theodor, Elector Palatine and Elector of Bavaria, 1724-1799 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
London Institution -- Ownership.
Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.
Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
V. and R. Green (Engravers : London, England), engraver.
Auction catalogs.

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