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CHRISTIE, James, the younger (1773--1831)
[Sale catalogue. 1804:05:04--05]
A catalogue of the valuable collection of original drawings, designs and pictures, ... of that ingenious artist, Mr. Thomas Malton, dec. ... which (by order of the executor,) will be sold by auction by Mr. Christie, at the Great Room, Pall Mall, on Friday, May 4, 1804, and following day, ...
[London]: J. Smeeton, printer, [1804]
12 p. ; 28.0 cm. (4º)

Lugt 6798; Fredericksen, Index of paintings, I, p. 41, no. 259 (but wrongly identifying Malton with his father). Nearly all the drawings and 'tinted etchings' in this sale were by Thomas Malton himself. A friend of Soane's, Malton had died on 7 March 1804, leaving a widow and six children, one of whom, Charles, was at that time a pupil in Soane's office (A.T. Bolton, The works of Sir John Soane, 1924, Appendix C, p. xliii).

Copy Notes Bound in a collection of sale catalogues, 1784--1823. The description of lot 85, a framed & glazed drawing of 'The North West Front of St. Paul's Cathedral' is annotated in pencil (probably by George Bailey) Now 1846 at / the Institute of / British Architects.

Binding Recent half goatskin, binder's cloth boards.

Reference Number 2716


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