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PHILLIPS, Harry, auctioneer (d. 1840)
[Sale catalogue. 1801:04:22--25]
A catalogue of the cabinet of antient drawings, the private collection of Mr. A. C. De Poggi, consisting of a most valuable and chosen collection of the works of Raffaelle, Michel-Angelo, Coreggio, Titiano, ... and other great masters together with a few cabinet pictures, antique gems, and a choice set of views in Ireland and Wales, painted in body colours by Paul Sandby, R.A. ... And the two capital well known pictures by R. Clevely, Esq. ... commemorating the celebrated victory by Earl Howe on the first of June. Which will be sold by auction, (without reserve) by Mr. H. Phillips, at his Great Room, New Bond Street, on Wednesday, April 22d, 1801, and three following days, ...
[London], [1801].
19, [1] p. ; 25.5 cm. (4º)

Not in Lugt; Fredericksen, Index of paintings, I, p. 7, n.27.

Copy Notes Unannotated. Bound last after S. Resta's Historical and chronological series of the most eminent painters, 1739 (q.v.) and three other sale catalogues dated 1801, and inserted between earlier boards (see binding description below). A small printed label giving a price of '18s' pasted in on front paste-down; the lower paste-down is inscribed in pencil 0/2.

Binding Without covers. Early C19th gilt-tooled morocco(?) spine, with labels gilt-lettered 'Catalogs Of Pictures &c', later numbered '46' in a series of sale catalogue volumes. Loosely inserted at a later date between C17th red morocco boards originally belonging to a different, unidentified book, with gilt-tooled central panels containing elongated lozenges and corner pieces within elaborate gilt-tooled borders of foliate ornament incorporating hunters and animals, gilt-tooled floral fore-edges. The boards with white paper paste-downs pasted over earlier green paper ones.

Reference Number 1108


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