A catalogue of the superlative collection of cabinet pictures and miniatures, beautiful Roman missals, most superbly illuminated, a few bronzes, carvings in ivory, specimens of stained glass from the earliest periods of the art, drawings, books of prints and port folios, a beautiful impression Macklin's Bible and a small library of books : the property of, and selected with equal taste and judgment by, the late John Edward Breen, Esq., deceased, of Swithin's Lane, Lombard Street : which will be peremptorily sold by auction, by Mess. Skinner, Dyke, & Co. on Tuesday the 28th of May, 1805, and four following days, at twelve o'clock, at the Great Room, No. 25, Conduit Street, Hanover Square, near Bond Street, by order of the executors and trustees : among the pictures are a cabinet jewel of a Virgin and Child by Raphael : a Head of the Virgin by Carlo Dolci, from Lord Godophin's collection : the Virgin Child, St John and Angel by L. D'Vinci ... the Adoration of the Magi by N. Poussin : a portrait by Denner ... : the Marriage of St. Catharine by Titian : the Birth of Adonis by Albano ... : cabinet landscape by Claude : a ditto by Wynants, and many others, in the most perfect preservation, by the following esteemed Masters : Correggio, P. Cortona, Solimena, Sal Rosa, Carracci, Guido, Rubens, Vandyck, Van Huysum, Phillippo Laura, Teniers, Claude, Paul Brill, Poelemburgh, Ostade, Wouvermans, Vanderwerff, T. Mieris, G. Douw, Pynaker, Breughel, &c. : in the collection of miniatures are the works of Petitot, Zinck, Cooper, Oliver, Hoskins, Hilliard, Holbein, Rosalba, &c.
- [London] : Mess. Skinner, Dyke, & Co., 1805.
- Physical Description:
- 28 pages ; 21 cm
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsN8640 .N6+ v. 4 no.10 OversizeYale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Full Orbis Record:
- Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-337
Date of sale: May 28th-June 1st, 1805.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is not annotated. Number 10 of 38 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.Breen, John Edward, -1805 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.Bronzes -- Catalogs.Decorative arts -- Catalogs.Drawing, British -- Catalogs.Drawing, European -- Catalogs.Ivory carving -- Catalogs.London Institution -- Ownership.Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.Painting, British -- Catalogs.Painting, European -- Catalogs.Private libraries -- Catalogs.Stained glass windows -- Catalogs.Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
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Skinner, Dyke & Skinner (London, England), A catalogue of the superlative collection of cabinet pictures and miniatures, beautiful Roman missals, most superbly illuminated, a few bronzes, carvings in ivory, specimens of stained glass from the earliest periods of the art, drawings, books of prints and port folios, a beautiful impression Macklin's Bible and a small library of books , 1805
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