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Chiffinch, William, 1602?-1688

A catalogue of the collection of pictures, &c. belonging to King James the Second : to which is added, A catalogue of the pictures and drawings in the closet of the late Queen Caroline, with their exact measures, and also of the principal pictures in the palace at Kensington.

London : Printed for W. Bathoe, at his Circulating Library near Exeter Change, in the Strand, MDCCLVIII [1758]
Physical Description:
iv, 144, 51, [3] p. ; 25 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N5247.C45 V3 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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"The catalogue was made by W. [William] Chiffinch, and prepared for the press by [George] Vertue. Vertue himself made the Catalogue of the Queen Caroline's pictures ..."--Hazen.
"A catalogue of the pictures, .. in Queen Caroline's closet" has separate register and pagination.
Part printed by William Bowyer; his records show 250 copies printed.
Hazen, A.T. Bibliography of Horace Walpole, 44
Hazen, A.T. Catalogue of Horace Walpole's library, 2479 (2)
Bowyer ledgers 4165
Includes index.
BAC: British Art Center copy lacks "A catalogue of the pictures, .. in Queen Caroline's closet." Bound with: Van der Dort, Abraham. A catalogue and description of King Charles the First's capital collection of pictures, limnings, statues, bronzes, medals, and other curiosities. London : W. Bathoe, 1757 (Copy 1).
SML J495 J231 758: Armorial bookplate of Thomas Philip, Earl de Grey.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Private collections -- Great Britian.
Caroline, consort of George II, King of Great Britain, 1683-1737 -- Art collections.
Collectors and collecting -- Great Britian -- History.
De Grey, Thomas Philip De Grey, Earl, 1781-1859 -- Bookplate, Armorial.
Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Art collections
James II, King of England, 1633-1701 -- Art collections.
Royal houses -- Great Britain -- Art collections.
Vertue, George, 1684-1756.
Bathoe, William, -1768, publisher.

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