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Christie, James, 1773–1831
A catalogue of a valuable and choice collection of highly finished drawings, by the most admired modern Masters, framed and glazed : five original grand landscapes by Ibbetson, particularly a large view of Ulswater : and a ditto of the Fair at Ambleside, with figures : and a few by Old Masters, especially a small bijou, by P. Potter : the genuine property of a collector of distinguished taste : part of them brought from the country : the drawings comprise several exquisite subjects, by that eminent and distinguished artist J. M. W. Turner, Esq. R.A. : as also by Gainsborough, Cozens, Girtin, Hearne, Varley, Wheatley, Sandby, Payne, Barrett, La Porte, Daves, Ducros, Zuccarelli, &c. : which will be sold by auction, by Mr. Christie, at his Great Room, Pall Mall, on Friday, May 6th, 1808, and following day, at twelve o'clock.
[London] : Mr. Christie, [1808]
Physical Description:
7, [1] pages ; 26 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v. 5 no.7 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-579
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 7394
Date of sale: May 6th-7th, 1806.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is not annotated. Number 7 of 42 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."Dr. Monro" added in black ink to title page.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.
Art auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.
Drawing, British -- Catalogs.
Drawing, European -- Catalogs.
London Institution -- Ownership.
Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.
Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
Auction catalogs.

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