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Christie, Mr. (James), 1730–1803
A catalogue of a capital and valuable collection of highly finished modern drawings, elegantly framed and glazed : a few pleasing pictures : remarkably-fine proof prints : beautiful miniature drawings of English birds : views of Pompeii, &c. &c. &c. : a beautiful statue of a Shifting Venus, small whole length : a most superb and extensive table, desert, tea and coffee service, of beautiful Dresden porcelain : a collection of fine old colored and Blue Japan : a valuable gold repeating watch by Vulliamy : and several rare and curious articles : the property of the Rev. W. Stevens, D. D. deceased, eminently distinguished for his refined taste in the polite arts : the drawings consist of chef d'oeuvres of the following esteemed and admired Masters, viz. : Zuccarelli, M. Ricci, Goupy, Rosalby, Pococke, Clerisseau, Cipriani, Bartolozzi, Barnett, P. Sandby, Wilson, Cozens, Taverner, &c. : also three capital drawings, in bistre, fancy subjects, by Mr. West : which (by order of the executrix) will be sold by auction by Mr. Christie, at his Great Room, Pall Mall, on Friday, November 28th, 1800, at one o'clock : may be viewed two days preceding the sale, when catalogues may be had.
[London] : [Mr. Christie], 1800.
Physical Description:
7, [2] pages ; 28 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v. 2 no.51 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-A2579
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 6158
Date of sale: November 28th, 1800.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is not annotated. Number 51 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.
Porcelain -- Catalogs.
Sculpture, European -- Catalogs.
Stevens, W., Rev., [approximately -1800?] -- Art Collections -- Catalogs.
Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
Auction catalogs.

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