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Christie, James, 1773-1831, auctioneer, publisher.

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], [1826]
Physical Description:
8 pages ; 28 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v. 8 no.1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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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.
Auction catalogs.
Bega, Cornelis Pietersz., approximately 1631-1664.
Berchem, Nicolaas Pietersz, 1620-1683.
Borch, Gerard ter, 1617-1681.
Both, Jan, 1618?-1652.
Dou, Gerard, 1613-1675.
Heyden, Jan van der, 1637-1712.
Hobbema, Meindert, 1638-1709.
Maes, Nicolaes, ca. 1634-1693.
Mieris, Frans van, 1635-1681.
Moor, Carel de, 1655-1738.
Neer, Aert van der, 1603 or 1604-1677.
Ostade, Adriaen van, 1610-1685.
Teniers, David, 1610-1690.
Velde, Willem van de, 1633-1707.
Wijnants, Jan, 1631 or 1632-1684.
Wouwerman, Philips, 1619?-1668.

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