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Wheatley, Benjamin Robert

A catalogue of original portraits of celebrated English personages : from the earliest period of the art to the reign of George the Third : in which will be found specimens of many of the best Masters : among them are several of the Royal Families of Plantagenet, Tudor, and Stuarts : many illustrious statesmen, and men eminent for their valour, piety, and learning : also, several of the ancesters of the principal English nobility and gentry : not the least distinguished among which are those of Howard, Sidney, Wotton, Devereux, Wentworth, Cromwell, Temple, Williams, and Southwell : also, several whole lengths by Sir Peter Lely : and some valuable on account of the peculiaity of costume : with a few miscellaneous pictures by the Old Masters : the whole of which will be sold by Mr. Wheatley, at his Great Room, 191, Piccadilly, on Thursday, 11th July, 1833, at one o'clock, precisely.

[London] : [Mr. Wheatley], [1833]
Physical Description:
20 pages ; 23 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v. 8 no.43 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Artists included are Peter Lely, Woolton, Correggio, Hogarth, Murillo, Carracci, Durer, Titian, Holbein, Antonio More, Rubens, Van Dyck, Bronzino, Mark Garrard, Cornelius Jansen, Raphael, Knapton, Kneller, Zucchero, Tintoret, and Joshua Reynolds among others.
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-4130
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 13377
Date of sale: July 11, 1833.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is annotated in ink with sale prices for some lots. Number 43 of 44 auction catalogs bound together. The volume bound in contemporary half calf; with the armorial bookplate of Baron Northwick.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.
Art auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.
London Institution -- Ownership.
Nobility -- Great Britain -- Portraits.
Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.
Painting, British -- Catalogs.
Portrait painting, British -- Catalogs.
Royal houses -- Great Britain -- Portraits.
Auction catalogs.
Bronzino, Agnolo, 1503-1572, artist.
Carracci, Annibale, 1560-1609, artist.
Dürer, Albrecht, 1471-1528, artist.
Gheeraerts, Marcus, 1561-1635 or 1636, artist.
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, artist.
Holbein, Ambrosius, 1494?-1518?, artist.
Janssen van Ceulen, Cornelius, 1593-1661, artist.
Knapton, George, 1698-1778, artist.
Kneller, Godfrey, Sir, 1646-1723, artist.
Lely, Peter, 1618-1680, artist.
Mor, Anthonis, approximately 1517-1576 or 1577, artist.
Murillo, Bartolomé Esteban, 1617-1682, artist.
Raphael, 1483-1520, artist.
Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792, artist.
Rubens, Peter Paul, 1577-1640, artist.
Tintoretto, 1518-1594, artist.
Titian, approximately 1488-1576, artist.
Van Dyck, Anthony, 1599-1641, artist.
Wootton, John, approximately 1682-1764, artist.
Zuccaro, Federico, approximately 1540-1609, artist.

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