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CHRISTIE, James, the younger (1773--1831)
[Sale catalogue. 1829:05:15]
A catalogue of the very valuable collection of Italian pictures, of John Robert Udney, Esq. partly selected from the celebrated Orleans Gallery, and partly from the collection of the late John Udney, Esq. ... Which will be sold by auction, by Mr. Christie, at his Great Room, 8, King Street, St. James's Square, on Friday, May the 15th, 1829, ...
[London, 1829].
8 p. ; 27.8 cm. (4º)

Lugt 12047. 85 lots. John Udny (1727--1800) was British Consul in Livorno from 1776 until the French invasion in 1796, and an assiduous collector. He died shortly after his return to London, where two sales of paintings from his collection took place at Christie's in April 1800 and May 1802. (See Ingamells, A dictionary of British and Irish travellers in Italy 1701--1800, 1997, pp. 961--3.) His son John Robert Udny was born in Livorno in 1779.

Copy Notes Unannotated copy. Bound in a collection of sale catalogues, 1827 to 1835.

Binding Recent half goatskin.

Reference Number 3469


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