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Creator:
Christie, James, 1773-1831, auctioneer, publisher.
Title:
A catalogue of a most valuable and unique collection of ancient stained glass, comprising noble altar pieces, windows for churches, collegiate buildings, & Gothic country residences : also many exquisite cabinet pieces, of the finest colouring and richest enamel : purchased on the continent : besides various grand and fine subjects, which compose this collection, is a magnificent window, 17 feet high from the Great Church at Rouen, representing the Last Judgment : the composition of the sublimest cast : the figures numerous and elaborately finished, and the colours most richly splendid and varied : which will be sold by auction by Mr. Christie, at his Great Room, in Pall Mall, London, on Thursday, May 18, and following day : the collection to be viewed on Thursday the eleventh, & till the sale.
Published/Created:
[London] : [Mr. Christie], [1809]
Physical Description:
14 pages ; cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+v.6,no.52 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Date of sale: May 18, [1809]
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is annotated in pen and ink with sale prices for some lots. "1809" in pen and ink on the title page. Number 52 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.
Decorative arts -- Catalogs.
Glass painting and staining -- Catalogs.
London Institution -- Ownership.
Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.
Stained glass windows -- Catalogs.
Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
Form/Genre:
Auction catalogs.
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