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Christie, Mr. (James), 1730–1803
A catalogue of a truly superb and valuable collection of Italian, French, Flemish, and Dutch pictures, of the first class, and in the highest state of preservation : selected with very superior taste, and at a liberal expence, from several of the most distinguished cabinets on the Continent : the genuine property of Walsh Porter, Esq. going abroad : among numerous chef d'œuvres of the great and most celebrated masters in this collection are : the Virgin with the rabbit, by Corregio, from the collection of the King of Naples : Virgin and Child, Leon. da Vinci, truly capital : the Young card players, Carravagio, from the Aldobrandini palace : two brilliant landscapes, by Claude, from the Duke de Choiseuil's collection : the Tambour battant, Teniers, from the duc de Praslin's ditto : Le roi dépouillé, a surprising picture, by Schalken, formerly in the collection of the late King of France : various capital landscapes by S. Rosa, Cuyp, V. de Velde, C. du Jardin, and Pynaker : the celebrated Phaeton, by Wilson : and a landscape, by Gainsborough : which will be sold by auction by Mr. Christie, at his Great Room, Pall Mall, on Tuesday, March the 22d, 1803, and following day, at twelve o'clock.
[London] : Mr. Christie, [1803]
[London] : J. Smeeton, Printer, 148, St. Martin's Lane,
Physical Description:
10 pages ; 26 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v. 3 no.29 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-171
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 6577
Place of sale: London.
Date of sale: March 22d-23rd, 1803.
BAC: British Art Center copy is not annotated. Number 29 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, British -- Catalogs.
Painting, European -- Catalogs.
Porter, Walsh, -1809
Porter, Walsh, -1809 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
Auction catalogs.
Smeeton, Joseph, Printer.

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