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Christie, James, 1773–1831
A catalogue of the valuable and very select collection of Italian, French, Flemish, and Dutch pictures : the genuine property of the Right Hon. the Earl of Liverpool, deceased : brought from His Lordship's late residence at Coombe Wood, near Kingston, Surrey, and from Fife House, Whitehall : among these are particularly deserving notice, The Virgin and Child reading ... by Lod. Carracci : a pair, Historical, by N. Poussin : two ... historical sketches, and one other by Rubens : ... Landscape and figures by Cuyp, which was selected and purchased for the Earl of Liverpool by Captain Baillie : ... marine view by Jacob Ruysdael : ... Calm, with yachts, by Wm. V. de Velde ... : three cabinet pictures by Wouvermans : a chef-d'oeuvre by Berghem, and one by Asselyn : and various by P. Veronese, Bassano, Baroccio, Guercino, Caravaggio, Lanfranco, Sasso Ferrato, C. Marratti, Mola, Tiepolo, Murillo, Seb. Bourdon, G. Poussin, P. Brill, P. Neefs, Rotenhaemer, V. Der Meulen, Poelemborg, De Heusch, Backhuysen, De Vlieger, Terborg, Swaneveldt, Gainsborough : which will be sold by auction, by Mr. Christie, at his Great Room, 8, King Street, St. James's Square, on Monday, May the 25th, 1829, at one o'clock precisely : may be viewed on Friday and Saturday preceding, and catalogues had at Mr. Christie's Office, King Street, St. James's Square.
[London] : [Mr. Christie], [1829]
Physical Description:
9, [1] pages ; 27 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v. 7 no.15 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-3296
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 12066
Date of sale: May 25, 1829.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is annotated in pen and ink with the names of some buyers. Number 15 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, 1819.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.
Art auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.
Liverpool, Robert Banks Jenkinson, Earl of, 1770-1828 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
London Institution -- Ownership.
Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.
Painting, British -- Catalogs.
Painting, European -- Catalogs.
Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
Auction catalogs.
Gainsborough, Thomas, 1727-1788.

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