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Christies catalogue of the pictures and prints, completed by and property of Philip Reinagle, Esq., R.A.

RA Collection: Archive

Archive context

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Reference code

RE/5

Title

Christies catalogue of the pictures and prints, completed by and property of Philip Reinagle, Esq., R.A.

Date

9 Apr 1821

Level

Item

Extent & medium

1 pamphlet of 8p.

Content Description

At the head of the title page Oriana has written that the pictures were sold when P. Reinagle left London for Chelsea. Includes works by various old masters and two paintings by R.R. Reinagle. Next to the entry for Portrait of a Wild Dog, native of New Holland, by P. Reinagle is a note to the effect that the animal was dissected alive by John Hunter to ascertain the action of the heart.