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Creator:
Christie and Ansell (London, England), auctioneer, publisher.
Title(s):

A catalogue of a capital valuable collection of antique marbles, marble statues, bustos, cinerary and offuary urns, basso relievos : vases of fine polished pavonazza, brecchetta, &c. marbles, ditto, unpollished richly ornamented and restored by Cav. G. B. Piranesi : a number of specimens of antient and modern marbles, Tuscan alabaster, vases, large mosaics, bianconero, alabaster, lumacella and smeraldina, marble tables : a great variety of fine Roman bronzes, by Zoffoli, Luigi, &c. : the whole collected in Rome by the late Matt. Nulty, painter and cicherone, thirty years resident in that city : N.B. By permission will be introduced a few lots of ancient and modern sculpture, purchased out of the collection of the late Lord Melcombe : which will be sold by auction, by Mess. Christie and Ansell, at their Great Room, next Cumberland House, Pall Mall, on Thursday the 27th March, 1783, and the following day.

Published/Created:
[London] : [Christie and Ansell], [1783]
Physical Description:
12 pages ; 19 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N5257 .D63 1783
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
"The seller was Matthew Nulty (d.1778), an Irish antiquary and dealer (lesser known as a painter) who was active in Rome from 1758 until his death. The sale also includes a few lots said to have come from the collection of Lord Melcombe and not owned by Nulty; however these lots are not specified. George Bubb Dodington, 1st Baron Melcombe, died in 1762."--Getty provenance index database.
ESTC, t161793
Getty provenance index databases, Br-A1350
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 3538
Date of sale: March 27-28, 1783.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is annotated, in ink and graphite, with sale prices for some lots. Bound in contemporary quarter red leather with marbled boards.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.
Art museums -- England -- London -- Catalogs.
Bronzes -- Catalogs.
Decorative arts -- Catalogs.
Dodington, George Bubb, Baron of Melcombe Regis, 1691-1762 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
Sculpture -- Catalogs.
Sculpture, European -- Catalogs.
Vases -- Catalogs.
Form/Genre:
Auction catalogs.
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