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CHRISTIE, James, the younger (1773--1831)
[Sale catalogue. 1828:06:12]
A catalogue of the small but valuable library of books, chiefly relating to classical literature and the fine arts, books of prints, and antiquities of John Flaxman, Esq. R.A. dec. ... which will be sold by auction, by Mr. Christie, at his Great Room, No. 8, King-Street, St. James's-Square, on Thursday, June 12th, 1828, ...
[London]: [1828].
15, [1] p. ; 23.3 cm. (8°)

Lugt 11777. Twenty-nine lots are tallied separately, amounting to £66 7s. 0d., the remaining 144 lots apparently making £250 17s. 6d. For an overview of Soane's friendship with Flaxman, with his sister Mary Ann Flaxman and his sister-in-law Maria Denman, see Helen Dorey, 'Flaxman and Soane' in David Bindman (ed.), John Flaxman 1755--1826: master of the purest line, exh. cat., London 2003, pp. 25--35.

Copy Notes With the title-page inscribed in ink Exors of J. Flaxman. Annotated in ink with the prices fetched, but with no buyers' names.

Binding Stitched without wrappers.

Reference Number 1921


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