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Creator:
Christie & Manson, auctioneer, publisher.
Title(s):

Catalogue of the matchless collection of pictures by old masters of William Wells, Esq., deceased, removed from Redleaf : which (by order of the executors) will be sold by auction by Messrs. Christie and Manson, at their Great Room, 8, King Street, St. James's Square, on Friday, May the 12th, 1848 and following day, at one o'clock precisely.

Published/Created:
[London] : Printed by William Clowes and Sons, [1848]
Physical Description:
35, [1] pages ; 23 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v. 12b no.12 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N4 v. 1 no.16
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Artists included in the sale are Rembrandt, Holbein, David Wilkins, L. Carracci, Claude Lorrain, J. Both, and Rubens among others.
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-5786
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 19021
Date of sale: May 12-13, 1848.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy N8640 .N6+ v. 12b no.12 is annotated with sale prices and buyers' names for all lots. Number 12 of 42 auction catalogs bound together. The volume bound in contemporary half calf, with binder's ticket of T. Armstrong (the Strand); with the armorial bookplate of Baron Northwick.
BAC: British Art Center copy N8640.N4 v. 1 no.16 is annotated with sale prices and buyers' names for all lots. Number 16 of 34 auction catalogs bound together. The volume bound in contemporary quarter roan; with the armorial bookplates of the Earl of Normanton and Rupert Gunnis; with a manuscript index on the volume's catalogs on the front endpapers.
Subject Terms:
Agar, James Charles Herbert Welbore Ellis, Earl of Normanton, 1818-1896 -- Bookplate.
Art -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.
Art auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.
Both, Jan, 1618?-1652, artist.
Carracci, Lodovico, 1555-1619, artist.
Gunnis, Rupert -- Bookplate.
Holbein, Hans, 1497-1543, artist.
Lorrain, Claude, 1600-1682, artist.
Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.
Painting, British -- Catalogs.
Painting, European -- Catalogs.
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, 1606-1669, artist.
Wells, William, 1768-1837 -- Art collection -- Catalogs.
Wilkins, David, 1685-1745, artist.
Form/Genre:
Auction catalogs.
Contributors:
William Clowes and Sons, printer.
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