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Christie, James, 1773–1831

A catalogue of an elegant and valuable collection of Italian, French, Flemish and Dutch cabinet pictures : formed by a Gentleman on the Continent, at a considerable expence : recently consigned to a respectable Mercantile House in the City : among which will be found, a spirited portrait by Rembrandt : a Sea Port, a charming picture, Claude : an Interior, singularly fine, by R. De Hooge : a Capital Picture by Huchenburg of a Battle between the Austrians and Turks, commanded by Prince Eugene before Belgrade, and various Cabinet Gems, several of which are engraved, viz. : Poussin, Le Brun, Seb. Bourdon, Rubens, V. Uden, Teniers, Rembrandt, G. Dow, A. Osade, Berchem, Wouvermans, W. V. de Velde, Ruysdael, Cuyp, Vander Heyden, Metzu, C. Bega, Schalken, Backbuysen, Denner, Polemberg, Huchenberg, V. der Neer, De Hooge, Mignon, Callot, Breemberg : also, four capital drawings by Du Cros : which will be sold by auction by Mr. Christie, in his Great Room, Pal Mall, on Friday, May 2, 1806, and following day, at twelve o'clock.

[London] : Mr. Christie, 1806.
London : J. Smeeton,, Printer, 148, St. Martin's Lane,
Physical Description:
10 pages ; 26 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v. 4 no.23 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-400
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 7081
Date of sale: May 2nd-3rd, 1806.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is not annotated. Number 23 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.
London Institution -- Ownership.
Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.
Painting, European -- Catalogs.
Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
Auction catalogs.
Smeeton, Joseph, printer.

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