A catalogue of a unique series of twenty drawings, by that celebrated British artist, Mr. Hearne : executed on the spot, expressly for the late Right Hon. Lord Lavington, when Governor of the Leward Island : these drawings ae particularly interesting to Gentlemen having estates in these pasts, as they exhibit accurate views of some of the principle towns and harbors with the costume of the country : they likewise afford the speculative publisher, an opportunity of enriching the libraries of the Cognoscenti and others, by making a volume of engravings in imitation of the originals : also, a medallion in marble, a collection of casts from antique gems, preserved birds, &c. &c. : which (by order of the executrix,) will be sold by auction, by Mr. Jaubert, at the new auction room, Pall Mall, (Late Mr. Bower's Gallery) on Thursday, July the 5th, 1810, at one o'clock,.
- [London] : Mr. Jaubert, 
London : G. Smeeton, Printer, 17, St. Martin's Lane,
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- At head of title: First part, No. 1. Original drawings of views in the West Indies ; framed and loose prints ; sulphur casts from antique gems, &c.
This was a two-part sale for which two separate catalogues were published. The first part was devoted to drawings and prints belonging to Ld. Lavington. The second portion contained mostly pictures and some lots of ultramarine color, the property of the investor/dealer Thos. Moore Slade.--Getty provenance index database
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-794
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 7825
Date of sale: July 5th, 1810.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is not annotated. Number 36 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.
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- Art -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.Art auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.Decorative arts -- Catalogs.Drawing, British -- Catalogs.London Institution -- Ownership.Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.Payne, Ralph, Baron Lavington, 1739-1807 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
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