James Christie(1730-1803), Auctioneer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Auctioneer and founder of Christie's, the auction house. Popular with his contemporaries, his acquaintances included notables such as David Garrick, Sir Joshua Reynolds and Thomas Gainsborough. Christie was noted for his tall, dignified demeanour and eloquence.
Listen to a series of podcasts exploring the lives of pioneering women, past and present.
William Eggleston was closely associated with the alternative music scene in Memphis. Revisit our 2016 exhibition and listen to a special playlist.
Links to audio and transcripts of interviews with artists, sitters and historic recordings.