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Christie, Mr. (James), 1730–1803
A catalogue of the valuable and choice collection of Italian, French, Flemish, & Dutch pictures, capital drawings, and some fine prints, cameos and intaglios, of the late John Davenport, Esq., dec. : being a selection of the most perfect cabinet pictures in the several schools, formed with great taste and liberality during his several journies on the continent : comprising the works o Giorgione, Schiavone Paduanino, Domenichino, Carracci, Parmigiano, N. Poussin, Guido, Baroccio, S. Ferato, Rubens, Rembrandt, Wouvermans, Du Jadin, A.V. de Velde, Ostade, Begam Poetemberg, Waterloo, Palamedes : particularly thee exquisite xcabinet pictures by Domenichino : the Musician by G. Douw : and a beautiful picture by Wouverman, from the Orleans' Collection : and a fine portait by Giorgione, in the highest preservation : also a few fine specimens of modern artists : which (by order of the executors), will be sold by auction, without the least reserve, by Mr. Christie, at his great room, Pall Mall, on Friday, February 20, 1801, and following day, at twelve o'clock : to be viewed, and catalogues had at the Rainbow Coffee House, Cornhill, and in Pall Mall.
[London] : Mr. Christie, [1801]
[London] : J. Smeeton, Printer, 148, St. Matin's Lane,
Physical Description:
10 pages ; 27 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6 + v. 3 no. 3 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-14
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 6202
Place of auction: London.
Date of auction: February 20th-February 21st, 1801.
BAC: British Art Center copy is annotated with sale prices for all lots. Number 3 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. Slip tipped in between pages 4 and 5 with titles for nos. 40-49 being auctioned.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.
Art auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.
Davenport, John, -1800 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
London Institution -- Ownership.
Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.
Painting, European -- Catalogs.
Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
Auction catalogs.
Smeeton, Joseph, -1809, printer.

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