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Christie, James, 1773–1831

A catalogue of the valuable collection of original drawings, designs and pictures : the labour of many years' close application, and unremitting study of that ingenious artist, Mr. Thomas Malton, Dec. : comprising an extensive assemblage of views of the principal public buildings in London, Westminster, Oxford, Cambridge, Bath, &c. &c. : many of them enriched with figures by the late W. Hamilton, Esq. R.A. : also, a collection of tinted etchings, in imitation of drawings : together with many valuable copper-plates, with their impressions : loose drawings, sketches and prints : a piano forte, by Beck : a model for a theatre : drawings boards, &c. : which (by order of the executor,) will be sold by auction by Mr. Christie, at the Great Room, Pall Mall, on Friday, May 4, 1804, and following day, at twelve o'clock.

[London] : Mr. Christie, [1804]
[London] : J. Smeeton, Printer, 148, St. Martin's Lane,
Physical Description:
12 pages ; 26 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v. 3 no.38 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-259
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 6798
Date of sale: May 4th-5th, 1804.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is not annotated. Number 38 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:
Architectural drawing -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.
Art -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.
Art auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.
Copperplates -- Catalogs.
Drawing, British -- Catalogs.
Etching -- Catalogs.
London Institution -- Ownership.
Malton, Thomas, 1748-1804 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
Music -- Catalogs.
Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.
Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
Auction catalogs.
Smeeton, Joseph, printer.

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