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Christie, James, 1773–1831
A catalogue of a very interesting and valuable collection of water-colour drawings, by Nash, Shepherd, Whichelo, &c. : illustrative of Pennant's History of London, among which are many views of building no longer extant : likewise portraits in Indian ink of some of the principal characters mentioned in that popular work : to which are added, a small collection of loose engravings, by the best Masters : viz. Audran, Roullet, Bervic, Wille, Strange and Woollett : etchings by Du Jardin and Waterloo : a few books of prints : a set of Boydell's Shakspeare : pictures, books, coins, & astronomical instruments : the contents of an observatory, of a man of science : which will be sold by auction by Mr. Christie, at his Great Room in Pall Mall, on Tuesday, May 2, 1815 and following day, precisely at one o'clock : may be viewed two days preceding and catalogues had in Pall Mall.
[London] : [Mr. Christie], [1815]
[London] : Smeeton, Printer,
Physical Description:
22 pages ; 27 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v. 6 no. 36 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
"Most of the paintings belonged to a certain Richard Leigh Spencer, an attorney in Lamb's Conduit St."--Getty provenance index databases.
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-1281
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 8695
Date of sale: May 2-3, 1815.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is not annotated. Number 36 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.
Coins -- Catalogs.
Engraving -- Catalogs.
London Institution -- Ownership.
Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.
Prints, British -- Catalogs.
Prints, European -- Catalogs.
Private libraries -- Catalogs.
Scientific instruments -- Catalogs.
Spencer, Richard Leigh -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
Watercolor painting, British -- Catalogs.
Auction catalogs.

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