A catalogue of a small but highly valuable assortment of original pictures, by the old masters of the most approved schools, selected by a gentleman whose taste and judgment in works of art and vertu are particularly esteemed : the collection embraces a splendid finished portrait of "Francis de Moncade, Marquis of Antrome" (Ambassador to Holland from the King of Spain) by Rembrandt, in his best time : a very valuable painting by Albano, "St. John preaching in the wilderness", in which are introduced, portraits of "Albano, his two wives and children" : "The Death of Queen Miriam", a highly finished painting by De Witt : ... views of Naples and florence, by the late John Smith : "Goats fighting", by Raphael : a very fine painting, "Shipping", by Vandevelde : a head of "Rubens", by Vandyke : portraits of "Queen Elizabeth" by Federigo Zucchero : "Earl of Essex" by Sir Antonio More : "Henrietta Maria" by Sir Peter Lely : "Napoleon", when first consul, by David ... : "Prince Charles Edward" by Vandermene : the "Wife of Berghem" : Nell Gwynn; Princess Clementina Maria, Wife of the chevalier St. George; and the poet "Goldsmith" - masters unknown : a pair of exquisitely finished "sea pieces", and others, by N. Poussin, Sir Peter Lely, Domenichino, and Wouvermans : which will be sold by auction, by Stevens and Brenchley, at the spacious room of the British coffee-house, Cockspur Street : on Friday, the 12th of August, 1831, at tweove o' clock, by order of the assignees of Messrs. Macdonald and Campbell : may be viewed on the Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, preceding the sale, and quarto catalogues had at the British Coffee-House, Cockspur Street : of Messrs. KJarslake and Crealock, solicitors, Carlton Chambers, Regent Street, and of Stevens and Brenchley, 36, Old Jewry.
- [London] : [Stevens and Brenchley], 
- Physical Description:
- 4 pages ; 28 cm
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsN8640 .N6+ v. 7 no.42 OversizeYale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
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- Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-3753.
Place of auction: London.
Date of sale: August 12, 1831.
BAC: British Art Center copy is annotated in ink with prices for some lots. Number 42 of 42 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, 1819.
- Subject Terms:
- Art -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.Art auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.London Institution -- Ownership.Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.Painting, European -- Catalogs.Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
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