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Richardson, William, active 1778–1815
A catalogue of the valuable collection of copper-plates with impressions : late the property of Mr. Robert Grave, deceased : principally consisting of English portraits, among which are several very scarce, many after Sir Joshua : portraits of comedians : the Cambridge Founders by Faber, retouched by Parker : plates to plot's Staffordshire, and various others : by Bartolozzi, Dickinson, James and Thomas Watson, John Smith, Valentine Green, Fisher, Vertue, Blcoteling, Gaywood, Worlidge, R. White, etc. : together with sundry duplicate impressions, without plates : which will be sold by auction, by Mr. Richardson, at his house, no. 31, corner of Villiers' Street, Strand, on Monday, July 1st, 1805, at five o'clock : to be viewed at Saturday, the 29th of June, and morning of sale.
[London] : [Mr. Richardson], [1805]
Physical Description:
19, [1] pages ; 24 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v. 6 no.19 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
At head of title: To dealers only. Copper-plates with impressions.
Date of sale: July 1, 1805.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is annotated in graphite with sale prices and buyer's names for some lots.. Number 19 of 53 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, 1819.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.
Art auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.
Copperplates -- Catalogs.
Engraving -- Catalogs.
Grave, Robert, -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
London Institution -- Ownership.
Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.
Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
Auction catalogs.
Bartolozzi, Francesco, 1727-1815
Dickinson, William, 1746 or 1747-1823.
Watson, James, 1750-1790
Watson, Thomas, 1743-1781.
Smith, John Raphael, 1752-1812
Green, Valentine, 1739-1813
Vertue, George, 1684-1756
Blooteling, Abraham, 1640-1690
Gaywood, Richard, active 1650-1680
Worlidge, T. (Thomas), 1700-1766
White, R.

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