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Oxenham & Son
A catalogue of a very valuable and highly interesting collection of British portraits, from an early period : comprising specimens of nearly all the eminent artist who have flourished since that time, embracing most of the characters who have adorned the pages of history : .... the whole of which have been selected by the present proprietor with great judgement ... during nearly thirty years : which will be sold by auction, by Messrs. Oxenham & Son, at ... no. 353, Oxford Street, near the Pantheon, on ... 31st ... May, 1832, and following day.
Additional Title(s):
At head of titile: Original British Portraits
[London] : [Oxenham & Son], [1832]
Physical Description:
20 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v. 8 no.18 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Artists included are Kneller, Gainsborough, Zoffany, Reynolds, Hogarth, Lely, Holbein, Joseph Wright of Derby, Mary Beale, Zoust, Bronzino, and Tintoret, among others.
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-3928
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 13003
Date of sale: May 31-June 1, 1832.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is annotated in ink with sale prices and buyers' names for some lots. List of paintings bought by Lord Northwick, totalling £152/5/6, written in pen and ink, tipped in. Frontispiece is an etching of "The Royal Cockpit in the reign of Charles the First"; after Vandyke. On recto of frontispiece is a handwritten bill from W. Watson Taylors, Gratfon Street, dated May 30th, 1832, for items purchase. Items include books, china, knee buckles, umbrella hand and looking glass totalling £145/0/6. An additional fee of £7/5/0/ is added on. Number 18 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.
Portraits, British -- Private collections -- Catalogs.
Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
Auction catalogs.
Etchings -- 1832.
Beale, Mary, 1633-1699
Bronzino, Agnolo, 1503-1572
Gainsborough, Thomas, 1727-1788
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764
Holbein, Hans, 1497-1543
Kneller, Godfrey, Sir, 1646-1723
Lely, Peter, 1618-1680
Soest, Gerard, approximately 1600-1681
Tintoretto, 1518-1594
Wright, Joseph, 1734-1797
Zoffany, Johann, 1733-1810

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