A catalogue of a small but extremely precious cabinet of exquisitely finished Flemish and Dutch pictures , of the most distinguished class, and in the purest state of preservation : the property of a connoisseur who has spared no expense in the purchase of (a few) the choicest specimens of certain great and favourite masters : it comprises a musical conversation, by Terborg, the famous picture of that Master from the Cabinet de Choiseul : the Abreuvoir, by Phil Wouvermans, formerly in that of the Comtesse de Verrue, engraved by Moyreau : an interior, by Teniers, from the collection of Monsieur Bramcamp, and a Halt at a Camaret, by Is. Ostade, from that of the Prince Gallitzin : and others by Berghem, Both, Hobbima, Wynants, G. Dow, Old F. Mieris, Maas, C. Bega, C. De Moor, V. Der Heyde, V. De Velde, V. Der Neer : which will be sold by auction by Mr. Christie at his great room, no. 8 King Street, St. James Square, on Saturday, May the 6th, 1826, at two o'clock : may be publicly viewed two days preceding, when catalogues may be had of Mr. Christie, No. 8, King Street, St. James's Square.
- [London] : [Mr. Christie], 
- Physical Description:
- 8 pages ; 28 cm
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsN8640 .N6+ v. 8 no.1 OversizeYale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 1168
Getty Provenance Index Databases, viewed July 17, 2012, Description of sale catalog Br-2813
Date of sale: May 6, 1826.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is annotated in ink with sale prices and buyers' names for all lots. Number 1 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, European -- Catalogs.Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
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