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Creator:
Christie, Mr. (James), 1730-1803, auctioneer, publisher.
Title(s):

A catalogue of the well known valuable and truly capital collection of pictures, forming an assemblage of the great and most admired masters of the Italian, French, Flemish, and Dutch schools : particularly Raphael, Titian, Giorgione, Carravagio, Spagniolet, Sal. Rosa, Han. Carrache, Dominichino, Murillo, And. Sacchi, Carlo Dolci, Albano, Nic. Poussin, Claude, Le Suere, Le Nain, Rubens, Vandyck, Teniers, Rembrandt, Wouvermans, Chef V.D. Werff, Cuyp, Jan Steen, &c. : also, a most capital Madona, with the Bambino, Raphael : the chess-players, by Titian ; Venus and Adonis, a chef d'œuvre, N. Poussin : a sea port, Claude : the interment of a cardinal, by Van Eyke, a picture of great antiquity : Jason with the dragon, by Sal. Rosa, a most extraordinary and capital performance : a selection of original portraits of the most celebrated artists and authors ; miniatures, bronzes of the first class, &c. &c. formed by the late Earl of Besborough, deceased, not less distinguished for his exquisite taste, than for his liberality in collecting : which will be sold by auction by Mr. Christie at his Great Room, Pall Mall, on Thursday, February 5, 1801, and two following days, at twelve o'clock.

Published/Created:
[London] : [Mr. Christie], [1801]
[London] : J. Smeeton, printer,
Physical Description:
21, [1] pages ; 28 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v.3, no. 1 copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v. 6 no. 12 copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-8
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 6190
Place of sale: London.
Date of sale: February 5th-7th,1801.
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 is annotated with sale prices for all lots.. Number 1 of 47 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.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 is not annotated. Number 12 of 53 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.
Bessborough, William Ponsonby, Earl of, 1704-1793 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
Bronzes -- Catalogs.
Drawing, European -- Catalogs.
London Institution -- Ownership.
Miniature painting -- Catalogs.
Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.
Painting, European -- Catalogs.
Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
Form/Genre:
Auction catalogs.
Contributors:
Albani, Francesco, 1578-1660.
Caravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi da, 1573-1610.
Carracci, Annibale, 1560-1609.
Claude, Jean, 1619-1687.
Cuyp, Jacob Gerritsz., 1594-1652.
De Dominici, Bernardo, 1684-1750.
Dolci, Carlo, 1616-1686.
Giorgione, 1477-1511
Le Nain, Antoine, 1588-1648.
Le Sueur, 1760-1837.
Murillo, Bartolomé Esteban, 1617-1682.
Poussin, Nicolas, 1594?-1665.
Raphael, 1483-1520.
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, 1606-1669.
Ribera, Jusepe de, 1591-1652.
Rosa, Salvatore, 1615-1673.
Rubens, Peter Paul, 1577-1640.
Smeeton, Joseph, -1809, printer.
Steen, Jan, 1626-1679.
Teniers, David, 1610-1690.
Titian, approximately 1488-1576.
Van Dyck, Anthony, 1599-1641.
Wouwerman, Philips, 1619?-1668.
Werff, Adriaen van der, 1659-1722.
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