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Nightingall, Miles

A catalogue of the genuine collection of pictures, of Mrs. Gamberini, widow of the late Charles Gamberini Esq., deceased, by whom these pictures were collected, at a great expence out of the principal cabinets abroad : consisting of the most eminent and approved masters of the Italian and other schools, amongst which are the undoubted works of Titian, Corregio, Raphael, Rembrant, Rubens, Vandyke, Poussin, Albert Durer, Carracci, Guercino, Guido, Zucharelli, Demenichino, Gio. Dom. Porta, Michael Angelo and other scarce performances, some remarkably curious : also her houshold furniture, an exceeding fine ton'd double key'd harpsichord, by Hawes of Hamburgh : a ditto single key'd harpsichord, with two unison, by Jos. Shudi, in a neat mahogany case : a neat brass measuring wheel, by Adams, on a new construction; and a great variety of other valuable effects : which by order of the executrix will be sold at publick auction by Miles Nightingall, on Wednesday the 10th May, 1775, and two following days, at his great room, the end of Saville Row, next Conduit-Street : beginning each day punctually at 12 o'clock : catalogues may be had as above, the Rainbow Coffee-House Cornhill, and at the auctioneer's in Golden Square.

[London] : [Miles Nightingall], [1775]
Physical Description:
8 pages ; 25 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v. 1, no. 19 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
The seller is presumably Joanna Stradiotti Gambarini (died 1774), widow of Charles Gambarini (died 1754).
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-A1032
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 2409a
Date of sale: May 10-12, 1775.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is annotated in graphite with sale prices for some of the lots sold on May 10 (the first day). Number 19 of 61 auction catalogs bound together. The volume bound in contemporary half calf; with the armorial bookplate of Baron Northwick; signed in manuscript: William Upcott, London Institution, 1823.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.
Art auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.
Decorative arts -- Catalogs.
Furniture -- Catalogs.
Gambarini, Charles, -1754 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
Gambarini, Joanna Stradiotti, -1774 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
London Institution -- Ownership.
Musical instruments -- Catalogs.
Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.
Painting, European -- Catalogs.
Prints -- Catalogs.
Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
Auction catalogs.
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