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Christie, James, 1773-1831, auctioneer, publisher.

A catalogue of a collection of Italian, French, Flemish and Dutch pictures : chiefly the property of a Gentleman, deceased, and brought from his family seat in Ireland : among which are a surprising chef d'oeuvre by L. Backhuysen : the Three Marys at the tomb, by S. Rosa, in their original state : Virgin, Child and Saints, Schidone : and others by P. Veronese, Tintoretto, Schidone, Lanfranco, Marieski, Carlo Marrati, S. Rosa, S. Bourdon, Vouet, Glauber, Borgognone, Rubens, Jordaens, Wouvermans, Metzu, Steenwick, Huchtenburgh, &c. &c. &c. : and the admired original picture of Falstaff in the Buck-Basket, by Hamilton : which will be sold by Mr. Christie, at the Great Room, Pall Mall, on Friday, June 14, 1805, and following day, at twelve o'clock.

[London] : Mr. Christie, [1805]
London : J. Smeeton, Printer, 148, St. Martin's Lane,
Physical Description:
8 pages ; 26 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v. 4 no.14 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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"There are two versions of the catalogue with at least two discrepancies: Lot 3 on the second day in the CL catalogue contains two landscapes by Poussin, whereas in the other two copies it is a single landscape by Momper; and lot 66b in the CL catalogue is lacking in the others."--Getty provenance index databases.
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-346
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 6976
Date of sale: June 14th-15th, 1805.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is not annotated. Number 14 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. British Art Center copy includes a single landscape by Momper and contains lot 66b.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.
Art auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.
Decorative arts -- Catalogs.
London Institution -- Ownership.
Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.
Painting, British -- Catalogs.
Sculpture, British -- Catalogs.
Sculpture, European -- Catalogs.
Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
Auction catalogs.
Smeeton, Joseph, printer.

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