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Foster and Son (London, England)
A catalogue of a collection of twenty English pictures, of high merit and great importance, being a portion of the well-known collection of Charles Birch, esq. of Westfield House, Edgbaston, near Birmingham, whose cabinet of British art has justly obtained a more than local celebrity : including Waiting for the deer to rise, by Sir Edwin Landseer, R. A. : Alfred in the Danish Camp, by D. Baclise : The Lock, by ... J.M.W. Turner : A Pyrenean Pass, with smugglers, C. Stanfield, R. A. : Spezzia Bay by ... Sir Augustus Calcot, R. A. : The first ear ring by ... Sir David Wilkie, R.A., engraved : Beating for recruits, by Thomas Webster, R. A. : The Lock, by ... J. Consable, R. A. : The Mountain Pass, by P. F. Poole, A.R.A. : Dolly Varden, by W. P. Frith, R.A. : The Tambourine Player, by J. Uwine, R.S. : A Golden Landscape, Linnell : ... The Fleur De Lis, by ... William Etty, R.A. : Which will be sold by auction, by Messrs. Foster and Son, at the Gallery, 54, Pall Mall, on Thursday, February 15th, 1855, at two precisely.
Additional Title(s):
At head of title: Pall Mall. Twenty modern pictures by the First Masters
London : R. Clay, Printer, Bread Street Hill, 1855.
Physical Description:
18, [2] pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N4 v. 1 no. 31
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 22257
Date of sale: February 15, 1855.
Place of sale: London
BAC: British Art Center copy is not annotated. Number 31 of 34 auctions 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 volumes's catalogs on the front end papers. Paged continuously with Catalogue of a collection of pictures, the works of first-class living artists Thursday, the 15th of February, 1855 .., at three o'clock in the afternoon. [N8640.N4 no. 1 v. 30]
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.
Birch, Charles, active 1855 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
Callcott, Augustus Wall, 1779-1844, artist.
Clay, Richard, 1789-1877, printer.
Constable, John, 1776-1837, artist.
Etty, William, 1787-1849, artist.
Frith, William Powell, 1819-1909, artist.
Gunnis, Rupert -- Bookplate.
Landseer, Edwin, Sir, 1802-1873, artist.
Linnell, John, 1792-1882, artist.
Maclise, Daniel, 1806-1870, artist.
Painting, British -- Catalogs.
Poole, Paul Falconer, 1807-1879, artist.
Stanfield, Clarkson, 1793-1867, artist.
Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851, artist.
Uwins, Thomas, 1782-1857, artist.
Webster, Thomas, 1800-1886, artist.
Wilkie, David, Sir, 1785-1841, artist.
Auction catalogs.

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