A catalogue of a pleasing collection of drawing, by the most celebrated modern Masters : including the works of Girton, Gainsborough, Pocock, Anderson, La Porte, Dayes, Rooker, Cozens, Oben, &c. : likewise, thirty-six most beautiful, exquisitely-finished copies, in water colors, from paintings in Herculaneum, a unique set, lately bought from the Continent : also, a complete set of the large Shakspeare proof prints, framed and glazed, which composed the 57th prize in the Shakspeare Lottery : which will be sold by auction by Mr. Christie, at the Great Room, Pall Mall, on Saturday, June the 8th, 1805, at twelve o'clock.
- [London] : Mr. Christie, 
[London] : J. Smeeton, Printer, 148, St. Martin's Lane,
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- 7,  pages ; 26 cm
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsN8640 .N6+ v. 4 no.13 OversizeYale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionAccessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 6970
Date of sale: June 8th, 1805.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is not annotated. Number 13 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.Decorative arts -- Catalogs.Drawing, British -- Catalogs.Drawing, European -- Catalogs.London Institution -- Ownership.Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.Prints, British -- Catalogs.Prints, European -- Catalogs.Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
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