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Christie, James, 1773–1831
A catalogue of a capital, choice and valuable collection of pictures, consisting chiefly of chef d'œuvres of the great Italian school : ... : this collection comprises the works of Leo. Da Vinci, Raphael, Corregio, Schidone, Parmegiano, Baroccio, Domenichino, Titian, P. Veronese, Carracci, Guido, Guercino, P. Brill, S. Rosa, Rubens, Poussin, Claude : and many others in high preservation : the whole of which will be sold by auction (without reserve) by Mr. Christie at the Great Room, Pall Mall, on Friday the 24th, 1804, and following day, at twelve o'clock.
[London] : [Mr. Christie], [1804]
([London] : J. Smeeton, Printer, 148, St. Martin's Lane,
Physical Description:
8 pages ; 27 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v. 3 no.31 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
First day's sale: 62 lots; second day's sale: 64 lots.
"There are two versions of the present catalogue, apparently the result of the sale having been postponed. Some copies give the sale dates as Feb. 23 and 25, others as Feb. 24 and 25, and in the former version (Type A) the first day has just 61 lots, whereas the later version (Type B) has 62"--Getty Provenance Index databases.
Gettu Provenance index databases identifies seller as Angelo Bonelli.
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 6745
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-241
Date of auction: February 24th-25th, 1804.
Place of auction: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is not annotated. Number 31 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. British Art Center copy gives sale dates as February 23d and February 25th.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.
Art auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.
Bonelli, Angelo, [approximately -1803?] -- 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, printer.

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