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Christie, James

Born: 1730 AD
Died: 1803 AD, at 73 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Businessmen


1730 - James Christie was born in London.

1766 - Art auction firm founded by James Christie in London.

         - Christie became the friend of such artists and craftsmen as Thomas Gainsborough, Sir Joshua Reynolds, and Thomas Chippendale,

         - His premises became a gathering place for collectors, dealers, and fashionable society.

         - His knowledge of valuable art was reflected in the types of transactions

1803 - Died in London.


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