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Christie, James, 1773–1831

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, [1805]
[London] : J. Smeeton, Printer, 148, St. Martin's Lane,
Physical Description:
7, [1] pages ; 26 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v. 4 no.13 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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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.
Auction catalogs.
Smeeton, Joseph, printer.

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