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Christie, Mr. (James), 1730–1803

A catalogue of a most capital and truly valuable collection : consisting of about fifty well-known pictures, of the highest class and consequence, which have graced some of the first palaces in Florence, Rome, and Naples : the many judges who have visited Ital, and examined the justly celebrated works in the fine arts, in that country will recognize these pictures : which are in the same pure and perfect state as when they were first transferred from the easels of the immortal artists who painted them, to the apartments in the several distinguished palaces they adorned : they consist of the works of Raffael, Polidore, Titian, Parmegiano, L. Carracci, A. Carracci, Guido, Domenichino, Baroccio, Guercino, Schidoni, Albano, Bronzino, Velasquez, Claude Lorraine, N. Poussin, Caravagio, P. Brill, and various other great and esteemed masters : which will be sold by auction (without the least reserve,) by Mr. Christie, at his Great Room, Pall Mall, on Friday, April the 25th, 1800, at twelve o'clock : to be publickly viewed two days preceding the sale with catalogues only to be had in Pall Mall.

[London] : [Mr. Christie], [1800]
Physical Description:
8 pages ; 28 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v. 2 no.48 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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"The seller is John Udny (1727-1800), British consul in Venice and Livorno. His son, John Robert Udny, was probably the executor."--Getty provenance index databases.
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-A5794
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 6067
Date of sale: April 25th, 1800.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is annotated in ink with a sale price for one lot. Number 48 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, British -- Catalogs.
Drawing, European -- Catalogs.
London Institution -- Ownership.
Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.
Painting, British -- Catalogs.
Painting, European -- Catalogs.
Sculpture, British -- Catalogs.
Sculpture, European -- Catalogs.
Udny, John, 1727-1800 -- Art Collections -- Catalogs.
Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
Auction catalogs.

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