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Christie, Mr. (James), 1730–1803

A catalogue of the reserved part of a capital collection of Italian pictures : the property of the late Jacob More, Esq. dec : many years distinguished as an eminent artist, resident at Rome : and selected from some of the first cabinets in Italy : comprising the works of the following much esteemed Masters, viz : M. Angelo, J. Bassiano, Corregio, G. de Notte, L. da Vinci, Mola, Pamegiano, P. Perugino, S. Rosa, Tintoretto, P. Veronse, &c. &c. : a most capital sea-port by Claude : and a landscape by the late Mr. Jacob More : also, by permission are added, a valuable collection of cabinet pictures : containing chiefly of the Flemish and Dutch schools, in the highest preservation : the property of Mons. Liss, of Antwerp : brought to England on the invasion of Flanders by the French : consisting of the works of the following great Masters, viz. : Rubens, Vandyck, Teniers, Ostade, Cuyp, A. V. de Velde, W.V. de Velde, Ruysdael, Backuysen, Lingelback, Wynants, Mieres, Weenix, C. du Jardin, Dietrich, Vernet, &c. : also, a most capital portrait, by Vandyck, of the celebrated Govartius, author of the History of the Netherlands : and a beautiful landscape, representing a Summer's Evening, by Claude, a very picturesque and poetical scene : which will be sold by auction by Mr. Christie, (by order of the executors and consignees) at his Great Room in Pall Mall, on Friday, February 26th, 1796, 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], 1796.
Physical Description:
9 pages ; cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v. 2 no.11 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
English short title catalogue, T230722
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-A2144
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 5413
Date of sale: February 26th-27th, 1796.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is not annotated. Number 11 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.
Decorative arts -- Catalogs.
Drawing, European -- Catalogs.
Jewelry -- Catalogs.
Liss, Monsieur -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
London Institution -- Ownership.
Miniature painting -- Catalogs.
More, Jacob, 1740-1793 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.
Painting, European -- Catalogs.
Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
Auction catalogs.

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