The catalogue of the very valuable museum, of that intelligent and well-known collector, the late William Smith, Esq. of Boston, in Lincolnshire : removed to London, to be sold, pursuant to his will : comprising manuscripts and missalls, on vellum, richly illuminated : cameos : intaglios : gems : medals : miniatures : vases : bronzes : large China jars : pagodas : beautiful model of a man of war, &c. &c. : small, but valuable library of books, in French, English, Spanish and Italian : a selection of admirable paintings, the works of the following Masters : Lionardo Da Vinci, Titian, Rubens, Le' Seur, Cuyp, Vander Heyden, Weenix, Teniers, Mieris, Canaletti, Vander Werf, Breughal, Dietrechi, Frank Hals, Rottenhamer, &c. &c. : including those exquisite pictures of flowers and fruit, companions, painted by Van Husum : for some time exhibited at the European Museum, universally admires, and ae matchless in beauty and preservation : and, will be sold by auction Peter Coxe, Burrell, and Foster, at Mr. Squibb's Great Rooms, Saville Row, on Tuesday, February 25, 1800, and following day, at twelve o'clock : to be viewed three days preceding the sale, except Sunday) when catalogues (price one shilling, to be returned to purchasers) may be had at the place of sale, and of Messs. Peter Coxe, Burell and Foster, Throgmorton Street.
- [London] : [Peter Coxe, Burrell, and Foster], 
- Physical Description:
- 20 pages ; 25 cm
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsN8640 .N6+ v. 2 no.44 OversizeYale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
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- English short title catalogue, T163897
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-A5774
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 6024
Date of sale: February 25th-26th, 1800.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is not annotated. Number 44 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.
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- Art -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.Art auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.Bronzes -- Catalogs.Cameos -- Catalogs.Decorative arts -- Catalogs.Gems -- Catalogs.London Institution -- Ownership.Manuscripts -- Catalogs.Miniature painting -- Catalogs.Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.Painting, European -- Catalogs.Porcelain -- Catalogs.Private libraries -- Catalogs.Sculpture, European -- Catalogs.Smith, William, [approximately -1798?] -- Art Collections -- Catalogs.Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.Vases -- Catalogs.
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