A catalogue of the genuine, capital, and valuable collection of pictures, by the most esteemed masters of the Italian, French, Flemish, and Dutch Schools : selected by that eminent artist and esteemed connoisseur Benjamin van der Gucht, Esq. deceased : this celebrated collection contains some of the most rare and capital pictures ever offered to the public : comprising the following most remarkable viz. : A Venus disarming Cupid by Corregio, brought to England by Sir William Hamilton : two, a most capital Landscape, and a Sea Port, by Claude : A landscape, a Chef D'oeuvre, by Cuyp : A Ditto by Rubens : and one Ditto, very capital, by Berghem : Le Retour de Chasse, an elegant Cabinet Picture, by Wouvermans : the Judgment of Paris by Vander Werf : A Conversation by Teniers : The Madona and Infant Christ by C. Dolce : The Transfiguration by Julio Romano : several fine portraits by Vandyck, F. Hals, &c. &c. : which will be sold by auction (by order of the administratrix) by Mr. Christie, at his Great Room in Pall Mall, on Friday, March 11th, 1796, and following day, at twelve o'clock : to be viewed two days preceding the sale : catalogues may be had at the room in Pall Mall, at one shilling each.
- [London] : [Mr. Christie], 
- Physical Description:
- 14,  pages ; 27 cm
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsN8640 .N6+ v. 2 no.13 OversizeYale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- English short title catalogue, T181607
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-A2147
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 5420
Place of auction: London.
Date of auction: March 11-12, 1796.
BAC: British Art Center copy is annotated in ink with sale prices for all lots and buyer's names for some lots. Number 13 of 52 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.England -- London.London Institution -- Ownership.Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.Painting, European -- 17th century -- Catalogs -- Early works to 1800.Painting, European -- 18th century -- Catalogs -- Early works to 1800.Painting, European -- Catalogs.Painting, European -- Private collections -- England -- London -- Catalogs -- Early works to 1800.Painting, European -- Private collections.Painting, European.Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.Van der Gucht, Benjamin, -1794Van der Gucht, Benjamin, -1794 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
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Christie, Mr. (James), 1730-1803, A catalogue of the genuine, capital, and valuable collection of pictures, by the most esteemed masters of the Italian, French, Flemish, and Dutch Schools , 
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