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Christie, James, 1773–1831

A catalogue of the very distinguished collection of Italian, French, Flemish, Dutch, and English pictures, of the finest class, of George Watson Taylor, Esq. : being the collection of his town mansion, Cavendish Square ... : will be sold by auction, by Mr. Christie, at his Great Room in Pall Mall, on Friday, June 13th, 1823, and following day, at one o'clock precisely.

[London] : [James Christie], [1823]
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15, [1] pages ; 26 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .C47 1823
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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"This suberb assemblage comprises numerous chef d'œuvres, which have contributed importance to many foreign cabinets, and have been further celebrated by engravings made from them: among them are that grand masterpiece of Parmegiano, the Vision of St. Jerome, originally brought to England by the Marquess of Abercorn; an Assumption, by Guido, from the Cathedral at Seville; and the Portrait of Neve from the Casa de los Venerables; the Balbi Rubens landscape, a Storm in Harvest; exquisite Dutch specimens from the Cabinets of Choiseuil, Van Smidt, &c.; Mrs. Siddons as the Tragic Muse; and the Portrait of Dr. Johnson, by Sir Joshua Reynolds, &c. &c."
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-2460
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 10479
Place of auction: London.
Date of auction: June 13-14, 1823.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.
Art auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.
Painting, British -- Catalogs.
Painting, European -- Catalogs.
Watson-Taylor, George, -1841 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
Auction catalogs.

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