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Christie, James, 1773–1831

A catalogue of the very valuable and extremely beautiful collection of high-finished water colour and tinted drawings, the works of that justly admired and elegant artist, Paul Sandby, Esq. R.A., deceased : descriptive of picturesque English topography : Views of Windsor Castle, and its neighbouring park and forest : camp scenes and studies from nature : the choicest productions of his pencil during a long career of nearly sixty years : also his ingenious models of landscape scenery, a few architectural designs by T. Sandby, Esq. R.A. : nearly 200 original drawings of shipping by W.V. de Velde, and an invaluable assemblage of near 70 original drawings by Wilson : which .(by order of the executor) will be sold by auction by Mr. Christie at his great room, Pall Mall, on Thursday, the 2d of May, 1811, and two following days, precisely at one o'clock.

[London] : [Mr. Christie], [1811]
[London] : G. Smeeton, printer,
Physical Description:
16 pages ; 28 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v. 6 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 Br-874,
Lugt, 7983
Date of sale: May 2-4, 1811.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is annotated in graphite with sale prices for some lots. Number 28 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 -- Private collections.
Art auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.
London Institution -- Ownership.
Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.
Painting, British -- Catalogs.
Painting, European -- Catalogs.
Sandby, Paul, 1731-1809
Sandby, Paul, 1731-1809 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
Auction catalogs.
Sandby, Thomas, 1723-1798.
Smeeton, George, active 1800-1828, printer.

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