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Creator:
Christie, James, 1773-1831, auctioneer, publisher.
Title(s):

A catalogue of the very valuable and entire collection of drawings and paintings in oil, of Sir Robert Ainslie, Bart. : the whole of which were executed by that ingenious artist, Mayer, for Sir Robert Ainslie, during his travels in the Levant, his residence at Constantinople, and his return from thence to England : of this extensive collection, a few drawings have been executed (by permission of the proprietor), but the greater part will be found particularly interesting, being views of celebrated spots and remains of antiquity, unnoticed by intelligent writers and picturesque tourists : together with the complete itinerary, in a series of views through the little frequented countries of Bulgaria and Wallachia, from Constantinople to the Austrian Frontiers : also, a few marbles : which will be sold by auction by Mr. Christie, at his Great Room, Pall Mall, on Friday, 10th March, 1809, and following day.

Published/Created:
[London] : Mr Christie, 1809.
London : J. Smeeton, Printer, St. Martin's Lane, Charing-Cross.
Physical Description:
14 pages ; 26 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v. 5 no.16 Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v. 6 no.22A copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Artists include Zuccarelli, C. Marratti, Van Dyck, La Borde, Ducros, Daniell.
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-647
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 7532
Date of sale: March 10th-11th, 1809.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 is annotated with sale prices for all lots. Number 16 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.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 is annotated with sale prices for all lots. Number 22A 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.
Subject Terms:
Ainslie, Robert, Sir, 1730?-1812 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
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.
Painting, British -- Catalogs.
Painting, European -- Catalogs.
Sculpture, British -- Catalogs.
Sculpture, European -- Catalogs.
Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
Form/Genre:
Auction catalogs.
Contributors:
Daniell, Thomas, 1749-1840
Ducros, Abraham-Louis-Rodolphe, 1748-1810
La Borde,
Maratti, Carlo, 1625-1713.
Mayer, Luigi, artist.
Van Dyck, Anthony, 1599-1641
Zuccarelli, Francesco, 1702-1788
Smeeton, Joseph, printer.
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