in Oxford Art Online
P ublished online January 2003 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Landscape Art and Architecture; Financial Aspects of Art; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 1556 words.
[Christie, Manson & Woods]
Auction house founded in London by James Christie (1730–1803). After a few years spent in the navy, James Christie worked as an assistant to an...