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Creator:
Edward Foster (Firm), auctioneer, publisher.
Title:
A catalogue of a very fine collection of portraits of illustrious and celebrated characters : the entire property of a gentleman, who during the last twenty-five years, has at a vast expense, formed this interesting assemblage ; including Queen Elizabeth, Charles I, Charles II. and consort, James II. The Pretender and consort, Queen Anne, Queen Mary, George III. and consort, Oliver Cromwell, Sir P. Sidney, Earl of Southampton, General Lord Pulteney, Lord Hawke, Admiral Keppell, John Hunter, R.B. Sheridan Worlidge, Mrs. Yates, Suet the comedian, &c. from the pencils of Titian, Parmegiano, Giorgione, Cuyp, Sir A. More, Zucchero, J. Oliver, Dobson, Alonza Cano, G. Honthorst, Walker, Sir P. Lely, Zoffany, Romney, D. Mytens, Jarvis, Sir J. Reynolds, Hopner, Gainsborough, Sir G. Kneller, Cosway, Ramsay, Opie, Vandyke, &c. : which will be sold by auction, by Mr. Edward Foster, at his Gallery, 54, Pall kMall, on Thursday, the 30th day of June, 1831, at twelve o'clock : may be viewed, and catalogues had at Mr. Foster's Offices, 54, Pall Mall, and 14, Greek Street, Soho Square.
Alternate Title(s):
At head of title: British and foreign portraits
Published/Created:
[London] : [Mr. Edward Foster], [1831]
Physical Description:
7, [1] pages ; 24 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v. 7 no.36 Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v. 8 no.9 Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: As a COVID-19 precaution, the Study Room is closed until further notice.

Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-3725
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 12706
Place of sale: London
Date of sale: June 30, 1831.
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 is annotated in ink with sale prices for some lots and buyers' names. Contains note from Edward Foster to Ld. Northwick saying that lots 55, 58, 69, 73, 79 and 81 are not sold and can be bought for 60, 10, 30, 80, 50 and 50 £. Number 36 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.
BAC: British Art Center copy is 2 annotated in ink with sale prices for some lots. Number 9 of 44 auction catalogs bound together. The volume bound in contemporary half calf; with the armorial bookplate of Baron Northwick.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.
Art auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.
London Institution -- Ownership.
Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.
Painting, British -- Catalogs.
Painting, European -- Catalogs.
Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
Form/Genre:
Auction catalogs.
Contributors:
Cano, Alonso, 1601-1667.
Cosway, Maria Hadfield, 1759-1838.
Cuyp, Aelbert, 1620-1691.
Dobson, William, 1611-1646.
Gainsborough, Thomas, 1727-1788.
Giorgione, 1477-1511.
Honthorst, Gerrit van, 1590-1656.
Hoppner, John, 1759-1810.
Jervas, Charles, 1675-1739.
Kneller, Godfrey, Sir, 1646-1723.
Lely, Peter, 1618-1680.
Mor, Anthonis, approximately 1517-1576 or 1577.
Mytens, Daniel, 1590-1648.
Oliver, Isaac, 1556?-1617.
Opie, John, 1761-1807.
Ramsay, Allan, 1713-1784.
Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792.
Rocca, Michele, approximately 1670-approximately 1751.
Romney, George, 1734-1802.
Titian, approximately 1488-1576.
Van Dyck, Anthony, 1599-1641.
Walker, Robert, 1607-1658?
Zoffany, Johann, 1733-1810.
Zuccaro, Federico, approximately 1540-1609.
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