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Cock, Mr. (Christopher), active 1720-1749, auctioneer, publisher.

A catalogue of the collection of the Right Honourable Edward Earl of Oxford deceas'd : consisting of several capital pictures by the most eminent Italian, French, and Flemish masters, great variety of Greek and Roman antiquities in urns, edicts, inscriptions, &c. : as also of busto's and bronzes : together with several very scarce books of prints and drawings; particularly of the most famous altars, vestments, chalices, &c. by J. Paulo Panini and others : collected by the late Mr. Talman; the King of France's Cabinet complete : the heads of the most eminent men in europe in 30 volumes : with divers other valuable curiosities out of the Arundel Collection : which will be sold by auction, by Mr. Cock, at his house in the Great Piazza, Covent-Garden, on Monday the 8th of March, 1741-2, and the five following Days : the collection may be viewed at the place of sale on Thursday the 4th instant, and every day after (Sunday excepted) till the time of sale, which will begin each day at half an hour after eleven precisely.

[London] : [Mr. Cock], [1742]
Physical Description:
18 pages, [1] leaf of plates : illlustrations ; 25 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N5247 .C63 1742
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
BEIN 1988 575: No. 1 of 12 titles bound together.
Lists paintings, prints and drawings, busts, and assorted objects d'art.
Place and date of publication from ESTC.
"The seller was Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford (2nd creation) and Earl Mortimer, 1689-1741."--Getty provenance index databases.
Engraved frontispiece after Vertue.
English short title catalogue, T030228
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-A371
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 553
Date of sale: March 8, 1741-2.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy annotated in ink with sale prices for all lots and a few buyer's names. Bound in contemporary smooth calf with armorial bookplate. Has bound with it: Catalogue of Greek, Roman and English coins, medallions and medals, of the Right Honourable Edward Earl of Oxford, deceased. [London] : [Mr. Cock], [1742].
Subject Terms:
Art -- Catalogs.
Art -- Private collections -- Catalogs.
Art -- Private collections -- Great Britain.
Oxford, Robert Harley, Earl of, 1661-1724 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
Painting, European -- Catalogs.
Auction catalogs.
Oxford, Edward Harley, Earl of, 1689-1741.
Vertue, George, 1684-1756, engraver.

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