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Christie, James, 1773–1831

A catalogue of the capital, extensive, and very valuable collection of chiefly Italian pictures, and choice specimens of the illustrious founder of the English school, Sir Joshua Reynolds : the genuine property of the late Caleb Whitefoord, Esq. F.R. & A.S. Dec : distinguished for his genuine taste in the virtu : the valuable assemblage of pictures collected by him, during a long series of years a very considerable expence, presents a choice treat to the eye of the scientific collector : they comprise the works of Raphael, P. Del Vaga, J. Romano, Correggio, Schidone, Titian, P. Veronese, Schiavone, Tintoretto, Bassan, Carracci, Dominichino, Guido, Poussin, Murillo, Albano, E. Sarani, C. Maratti, Le Seur, Mengs : a variety of interesting portraits, of the literary fiends of the deceased, and other distinguished characters : the celebrated portrait of Nelly O'Bryan : a study for the portrait of Sir J. Reynolds, in the Florence gallery : and a fancy portrait of a boy, in Sir Joshua's happiest manner : which will be sold by auction, by Mr. Christie, on the premises, No. 28, Argyll Street, on Friday the. 4th of May, 1810 and following day, punctually at one o'clock.

[London] : Mr. Christie, [1810]
London : G. Smeeton, Printer, 17, St. Martin's Lane,
Physical Description:
12 pages ; 28 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v. 5 no.28 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques,
Date of sale: May 4th-5th, 1810.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is not annotated. Number 27A 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:
Art -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.
Art -- Private collections.
Art auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.
London Institution -- Ownership.
Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.
Painting, British -- Catalogs.
Painting, European -- Catalogs.
Painting, European.
Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792.
Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792.
Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
Whitefoord, Caleb, 1734-1810 -- Art collections -- catalogs.
Whitefoord, Caleb, 1734-1810.
Auction catalogs.
Smeeton, George, active 1800-1828, printer.

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