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Christie, Mr. (James), 1730–1803
A catalogue of the capital, well-known, and truly valuable collection of antique statues, bustos, Ægyptian, and other vases, bas-reliefs, &c. : (including a few capital pictures reserved from the late valuable collection), the property of a Noble Earl, deceased : (not less distinguished for his exquisite taste and judgement in the Fine Arts, than for his liberality in collecting) : this valuable assemblage, a great part of which was formed during his travels and residence in Italy, comprises : a torso of a Venus, of exquisite antique sculpture, from the celebrated collection of Baron Storch : a curious statue of the Diana of Ephesus, (mentioned by Montfaucon) : a capital group of Pan and Apollo, size of life : a curious and beautiful, cumbent figure of a sleeping hermaphrodite : an elegant copy of the Apollo of the Belvidere, and the Venus de Medicis, by Mr. Wilton : an Ægyptian vase of Porphyry : a ditto of granite, from the Bath of Augustus : a mummy, in fine preservation : and numerous rare and curious articles : which will be sold by auction, by Mr. Christie, at Roehampton, on Tuesday, April the 7th, 1801, at twelve o'clock : may be viewed ten days preceding the sale, with tickets only, to had of Mr. Christie, in Pall Mall.
[London] : [Mr. Christie], [1801]
Physical Description:
8 26 cmpages ; cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v. 3 no. 7 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-23
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 6226
Date of sale: April 7th, 1801.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is not annotated. Number 7 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.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.
Art auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.
London Institution -- Ownership.
Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.
Painting, European -- Catalogs.
Sculpture, European -- Catalogs.
Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
Auction catalogs.

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