A catalogue of the collection of pictures, reserved after the death of that celebrated and elegant painter, Romney, as some of the most capital of his productions : by his son, the Rev. John Romney, deceased, in pursuance of whose Will they are now sold : they comprise the ... Picture of Mirth and Melancholy, King Lear, and other historical and poetical subjects : ... portraits of Lady Hamilton and Mrs. Billington : Portrait of Hayley, the last picture painted by Romney : the collection of pictures and studies by old Masters, including fine Heads by Rembrandt, Vandyke, and Dobson : a pair of spirited sketches by Rubens : copies from Titian, &c. : among the books are works of Montfaucon, Picart, the Galleries of Dusseldorf and Crozat : and other book of prints and works of art : also, the small collection of modern pictures of William Dowden, Esq., for who they were mostly executed by the artists : comprising some capital pictures by Morland : a small picture by Wilson, &c., and a few drawings by Morland : also, a pair of small Italian copies of The Belvidere Apollo and The Venus di Medicis : which will be sold by auction, by Messrs. Christie, Manson, and Christie, at their great room, King Street, St. James's Square, on Friday, May the 9th, 1834, and following day at one o'clock precisely.
- [London] : [Messrs. Christie, Manson, and Christie], 1834.
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- Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-4268
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 13669
Date of sale: May 9-10, 1834.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is not annotated. Number 17 of 50 auction catalogs bound together. The volume bound in contemporary half calf; with the armorial bookplate of Baron Northwick.
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- Art -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.Art auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.Cowden, William, -approximately 1834? -- Art collections -- Catalogs.Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.Painting, British -- Catalogs.Painting, European -- Catalogs.Romney, George, 1734-1802 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.Romney, John, 1758-1832 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.Sculpture, European -- Catalogs.
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Christie, Manson, & Christie, A catalogue of the collection of pictures, reserved after the death of that celebrated and elegant painter, Romney, as some of the most capital of his productions , 1834
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