1820

List of Pictures bought at Duchess of Kingston’s sale, of Mrs Turner, Parnham, and at different places and sales! – between 1788, and 1820

  1. A Large Picture of Vanderveldes
    First Cost – £21.0.0
  2. Ditto by Picart
    First Cost – £21.0.0
  3. Ditto by Rembrant
    First Cost – £4.4.0
  4. Ditto Two Fryers Heads
    First Cost – £2.2.0
  5. Ditto a small Moonlight
    First Cost – £1.1.0
  6. Ditto a Small Picture of a Waterfall by Murcheron
    First Cost – £7.7.0
    Repairs – £1.1.0
  7. A Storm the Shipwreck of Sn Cloudy Shovel V-Velde
    First Cost – £7.7.0
    Repairs – £1.1.0
  8. A small Picture Sheep du Jardens
    First Cost – £1.11.6
  9. Rysdalls Ferry Boat Small
    Frist Cost – £10.18.0
  10. A Droll Picture, Valentine…
    First Cost – £7/18/0
    Repairs – £3.3.0
  11. A Small Landscape Begayn
    First Cost – £7.18.0
  12. A Large Landscape – Foquire
    First Cost – £21.0.0
  13. A Domestic of Rubens at Work
    First Cost – £6.6.0
  14. A Picture of Goats & Sheep byu Rosa (D’Tevely?)
    First Cost – £5.5.0
  15. Large Landscape by Faqueer
    Repairs – £4.4.0
  16. A Large Picture “Fortune Teller.”
    First Cost – £42.0.0
  • Total Cost – £42.0.0
  1. A View of Holland
    First Cost – £7.7.0
    Repairs – £2.2.0
  2. Tilburge
    Reparis – £2.2.0
  3. Small Head Ostade
    First Cost – £3.3.0
  4. A Flower Piece by Verelst.
    Repairs – £1.1.0
  5. A Lady’s Head on Copper
    First Cost – £3.3.0
  6. A small Droll by Dusk Hals.
    First Cost – £4.4.0
  7. A small Vangoyen, Smuggerls…
    First Cost – £4.4.0
    Repairs – £2.2.0
  8. Two Landscapes, Swaniveld…. Paid a Man for Procuring them.
    First Cost – £42.0.0.
    Repairs – £10.10.0
  9. An Upright Landscape – Nimugen
    First Cost – £10.10.0
  10. A Landscape by Davd Teniers
    First Cost – £12.12.0
  11. Sophonesba
    First Cost – £31.0.0
    Repairs – £6.6.0
  12. A Mountebank, Hemskirk
    First Cost – £5.5.0
  13. A Landscape (Utenix….?)
    First Cost – £12.12.0
    Repairs – £5.5.0
  14. A small Picture of Cattle
    First Cost – £4.4.0
  15. A Small Picture on Copper, Frost.
    First Cost – £4.4.0
    Repairs – £2.2.0
  16. Picture, Fruit
    First Cost – £21.0.0.
    Repairs – £1.1.0
  17. & 34. Two Small Pictures, Mariasky…
    First Cost – £10.10.0
    Repairs – £1.1.0
  18. Large Landscape, Both.
    First Cost – £12.12.0
    Repairs – £5.5.0
  19. Small Garden Conversation
    First Cost – £7.7.0
    Repairs – £1.1.0
  20. Buildings & Figures Linlibeck
    First Cost – £2.2.0
  21. Large Landscape on a Pannel Rysdale ferry Boat
    First Cost – £11.11.0
    Repairs – £10.10.0
  22. A Large Picture by (Murcheson)?
    First Cost – £15.15.0
  23. A Sea Piece a Chace
    First Cost – £9.9.0
    Repairs – £3.3.0
  24. A Picture of a Distressed Boy piper
    First Cost – £10.10.0
  25. Smoaking Figures by Terniers
    First Cost – £10.10.0
  26. A Fine Drawing by Phillipo Laura
    First Cost – £5.5.0
  27. A Bridge Warm Picture by Both
    First Cost – £2.15.0
    Repairs – £2.2.0
  28. Two Heads Teniers, Man & Woman
    First Cost – £5.5.0
    Repairs – £3.3.0
  29. Vangoyen with Gothic Castle
    First Cost – £10.10.0
    Repairs – £3.3.0
  30. A man Sleeping
    First Cost – £3.3.0
    Repairs – £1.1.0
  31. A Man and Woman Flemish
    First Cost – £-
    Repairs – £2.2.0
  32. A Landbank by Rysdall
    First Cost – £10.10.0
    Repairs – £2.2.0
  33. Moonlight by Vendermear
    First Cost – £10.10.0
    Repairs £2.2.0
  34. Battle Piece
    First Cost – £12.12.0
    Repairs £2.2.0
  35. Garden of Love
    Repairs 21.0.0
  36. Vangoyen Without Water
    Repairs – 1.1.0
  37. Large Vangoyen
    Repairs – £10.10.0
  38. Tobias L’Angel by Moucheron
    First Cost – £12.15.0
    Repairs – £2.2.0
  39. Flyght into Egypt by Van Balen
    First Cost – £5.5.0
  40. Droll Picture – Hams Kirk
    First Cost – £5.5.0
    Repairs – £1.1.0
  41. Droll Man & Woman Sporting
    First Cost – £-
  42. Landscape Waterloo
    First Cost – £12.12.0
    Repairs – £3.3.0
  43. Cattler with a White Horse
    First Cost – £7.7.0
    Repairs – £1.1.0
  44. Calm by Brooking
    First Cost – £6.16.0
    Repairs – £2.2.0
  45. An Old Man Lighting his Pipe
    First Cost – £-
  46. Pitching about by Moonlight
    First Cost – £6.6.0
  47. Landscape by Roland Savoy
    First Cost – £5.5.0
  48. Five small Landscape by Wilson
    First Cost – £8.8.0

66. One Large Baccanel

  1. One Ditto Ditto
    Repairs – £10.10.0
  2. A Droll Fellow Huggin a Pitcher
    First Cost – £3.3.0
  3. Landscape by Wilson
    First Cost – £14.14.0
  4. A Man playing on Music by Oslade
    First Cost – £7.13.0
  5. A Cavern by D Teniers, Style of Rubens
    First Cost – £12.12.0
    Repairs – £2.2.0
  6. A Sea Fight by Van Deist
    Repairs – £2.2.0
  7. Venetian Regally
    First Cost – £12.12.0
  8. Picture of Dead Game with a Frame
    First Cost – £20.9.8
  9. A Head by Ostade
    First Cost – £3.13.6
  10. Flemish Wake
    First Cost – £21.0.0

  1. Mans Head by Fran. Hals
    First Cost – £2.2.0
    Repairs – £1.1.0
  2. Large Picture – Dead Game
    First Cost – £15.4.0
    Repairs – £12.12.0
    Framing – £21.0.0
  3. A Small Landscape of Brugall..
    First Cost – £3.3.0
    Repairs – £1.1.0
  4. Holy Family
    First Cost – £3.13.6
    Repairs – £1.1.0
  5. Bears Drinking
    First Cost – £3.3.0
    Repairs – £2.2.0
  6. Madona an Infant
    First Cost – £13.13.0
    Repairs – £3.3.0
  7. An Old Woman HEad and (Fleco?) Piece
    First Cost – £5.5.0
    Repairs – £2.2.0
  8. Shepherds Addoration
    First Cost – £4.14.6
    Repairs – £1.1.0

  1. A Pleasant Landscape with the Ruins by Vangoyen
    First Cost – £10.10.0
    Repairs – £2.2.0

5 Pictures purchased by Walken of (Crossley, Gressley?)
One Historical – £14.14.0
One Sea Piece – £10.10.0
One Fruit Piece – £8.8.0
A School by Ostabe(?) – £6.6.0. Repairing £2.2.0
One Head – £4.4.0. Repairing £2.2.0


2 Sketches Rhuebens – Garden of Love

2 Flemish by Vanderbank

A View of Dort by Cuyp Senr – repairing – £4.4.0

A View in Italy by Wilson

A Large Picture – Beast.

The Visitation of the Virgin

Fine Evening View by Brugall – repairing – £10.10.0

Pair of Sea Pieces by Brooking

A Landscape by Gasper Pouschin – repairing – £4.4.0

The Adoration of the Shepherds by Bramer

A Small Storm by Vandervelde – repairing – £2.2.0

A Small Frost by Edemia

An Incantation of Witches by D. Teniers – repairing – £2.2.0

Town on Fire – by Vandervheel(?)

A Frost Picec – Vannden – repairing – £3.3.0

An Italian Sea Port

A Landscape by Van Balen

Jupiter & Io

Two Views in Holand by Mauns(?)

An Italian View by Swanevelt

Two Italian Pictures by Lucatele – repairing – £6.6.0


Totals £153.3.0 – Repairing 26.5.0


4th October 1787 – Bill of Expenses to Franham – £5.13.0

November 1787 – Bill Delivery for Fine Perfumes to Farnham – £12.15.0

December 1787 – A Set of Burches Views in England – £0.5.0

2nd April 1789 – A Set of Ditto – – Ditto – £0.5.0
Three Brushes for Pictures & Frames – £0.8.0
Paid a Man for not bidding against me at the Dutchess of Kingstons Sale – £2.2.0
Miniature Picture & Frame of Mr Marsh Sen. –
Fine Coach Hire & Portnage: –
Set of Burchs Views in England – £0.5.0

1790 – Gardner &c – – -Cleaning &c – £1.1.0

5th April 1790 – Paid for Three (Uprite?) Landscapes – £65.12.6

10th May 1791 – A kitcat Landscape by Artois – £21.0.0.
A Landscape by Gasper Poussin Mr Davis – £42.0.0


(different – finer handwriting after blank page)

25 January 1787 – Received at three Payments – £101.6
24 July 1787 – Rec. . . . .£100.0.0
4 October 1787 – Rec…..£20.0.0
25 October 1787 – Rec….£42.0.0
26 October 1787 – Rec…£50.0.0
15 November 1787 – Rec…£50.0.0
Holburn Received Money for 3 Old Pictures – £8.8.0
4 December 1787 – Rec… £96.0.0

2 January – Rec – £50.0.0
Received 7 Picture … £10.10.0
(Crossed out – Mr. Marsh paid Mr. — for Mr (Walker?) £2.2.0)
This is charged against over-leaf last.

2 August 1788 – Received to purchase 7 pictures £49.9.0
+3 October 1788 – Mr Marsh for Mrs Elmer for Mr Walker + £17.17.0
8 November 1788 – Received …£50.0.0
5 December 1788 – To Purchase 27 Pictures – £50.0.0.
27 December 1788 – Received…. £100.0.0
Received by Draft to purchase pictures by Dusarat – £21.0.0

22 May 1789 – Rec…. £66.4.0
3 July 1789 – Received by Draft …. £100.0.0
3 October 1789 – Received Bank Note – £15.0.0

28 January 1790 – Received Draught of £30.0.0 – carried over – £887.14.0

Omitted – 3 October 1788 – Received £57.57.0 (? crossed out)
ditto – Received – £900.6.0
£101.6.0
£1001.12.0

18th March 1790 – Received on account – £100.0.0
29th May 1790 – Received by Draught – £42.0.0
6th November 1790 – Received by Ditto from Willey – £50.0.0

10th January 1791 – Received a draught for £31.10.0
23rd April 1791 – cash – £3.3.0

10th May 1791 – Received by Two Draughts – £63.0.0


Printed Catalogue

A Catalogue of Art the Rich Household Furniture, Pier Glasses of Distinguished Magnitude, Collection of Pictures, Sideboard of PLATE, China, Linen, Fire Arms, Damask Hangings, and other valuable Effects, Late the Property of Her Grace The Duchess of Kingston, Deceased, At her Grace’s Mansion, situate between Knightsbridge and Kensington which will be sold by Auction, by Mr.Christie, (by Order of the Administrators) on the Premises, on Wednesday, May 20th, 1789, and Three Following Days.
N.B. The Collection of Pictures comprises the Fourth Day’s Sale, Saturday the 23rd.

The Whole to be Viewed on Monday and Tuesday preceding the sale, which will begin each – o’Clock

Catalogue may be had on the (rip in page) Mall, at One Shilling each. (rip in page) Purchasers.


page 2
Conditions of Sale


page 3

A CATALOGUE

FIrst Day’s Sale,

Wednesday May 20th 1789
No. 1 – The Venetian Room

  1. A Large double headed couch fitted to the room, covered with green mixed damask and squab to ditto.
  2. Five large feather bolsters in green mixed damask
  3. A feather bed, bolster, pillow, a matress and blankets.
  4. A small Smyrna carpet, a Wilton carpet planned and 2 gilt flower branches.

One Pair Landing.

  1. A gilt chandelier

No. 11 Large Front Room, One Pair.

  1. A large square steel stove, pierced engraved fender and fire irons.
  2. A chimney glass 31 inches square, as fixed.
  3. Two green mixed damask festoon window curtains lined.
  4. The green mixed damask hangings in the room
  5. A large pier glass in 2 plates, bottom plate 28 in. by 39, with top plate and glass border.
  6. A pair of square mahogany card tables and one-flap breakfast table.
  7. An elegant cabinet comprised of ebony, curiously inlaid with brass on a rich carved gilt frame.
  8. An old Japan cabinet on a frame and a 4 leaved India paper screen.
  9. A Turkey carpet 9ft. by 10ft,6 and a red japanned stool
  10. A cut glass 9 brank chandelier and a pair of metal branches, with hooks and shades.

No.III Drassing Room Ground Floor

etc.

Page 23

Fourth Day’s Sale
Saturday the 23rd of May, 1789

No. XXXIX PICTURES.

In the Hall
  1. Four landscapes, a study of the prodigal son, and a musician.
  2. Two large historical
  3. One after Pannini, ruins and figures.
  4. Thirteen small figures, habits and dresses of different nations.,
  5. Thirteen drawings framed and glazed, from antique statues, &c.
  6. The portrait of the late King of Prussia.
  7. A portrait of a horse with a groom
  8. Teh wisemans offering, painted on marble.
  9. Two deceptions, and 5 prints framed and glazed.

(page 24)

Servants Rooms
  1. A small picture of a public house.
  2. Three. A print in colors, and 2 grooms with horses.
  3. Four. The judgement of Paris, David and Bathsheba, a landscape, and Marquis of Grandby. Small Nursery Room.
  4. Borgognione – A battle piece.
  5. Ditto – a Ditto
  6. Cuyp – The conversion of St. Paul
  7. Three portraits, the Duke and Duchess of Marlborough, and Duke of Richmond.
  8. A waterfall.
  9. Backhuyfen – Two sea pieces, storms.
  10. Bredael – Going out a hawking.
  11. Four. A flower piece, 1 in cairo oscuro, a head in miniature, and a small landscape
  12. A landscape with ruins and a bridge, &c.
  13. F. Hals – Two. A man’s portrait, and a madona weeping, by Trevifani.
    £2.2.0
  14. Two. A landscape, and a picture of dead poultry.
  15. School of Rubens – An historical sketch.
  16. Two portraits, the late Dutchess of Kingston and her mother, in crayons. The Bed Room below stairs.
  17. School of Rubens – The madona and infant Saviour.

(page 25)

The Hall and Lower Apartments.

  1. Tillemans – A park scene with the grandfather of the late Duke of Kingston going out a coursing.
  2. A mountebank, small.

Steward’s Room.

  1. Three portraits, 1 landscape, a bunch of grapes, and 2 landscapes
  2. Jordaens – Two. A sketch of a triumphal entry, and a horse and groom.

The Hall.

31, Three large pictures of fruit and dead game.

32., Rubens – Bacchanalians, school of..

  1. Six. Two dark landscapes, 2 portraits of children, 2 of fruit and dead game.

In the Nursery.

  1. Italian – A girl with grapes and other fruits
  2. Fyte – Dogs and dead game.
  3. – Ditto 0 A large picture with dogs and game, return from chace.
    14.½ Guis – 15.4.6
  4. Roja Tivoli – A pair of cattle pieces

38 – Heemskirk – A Dutch village feast or merry-making, large.

  1. Italian – Venus drawing.
  2. Rubens – The Garden of Love – School of..
  3. A corps du gardes, after Teniers.

(page 26)

  1. Breughel – Two small landscapes
    3 Guin – £3.3.0
  2. Vosterman – Three. A pair of landscapes, 1 ditto, moonlight.
  3. Huens – Two. A small Holy Family, and a peasant in a landcape, Angelis
    3½ Guins – £3.13.6
  4. Heemskirk – Two. The sick chamber, and a flower piece.
  5. Breughel – Two. Small landscapes, and a frost piece.
  6. Sachteven – A landscape view of the Rhine, in stile of …
  7. Three. A fan mount, framed and glazed, a drawing of a landscape, and a sketch in oil.
  8. Boors drinking, stile of Brower
    3 Guineas – £3.3.0
  9. A pair of Satyrs heads, highly finished, bronzes.

Attic Story.

  1. Cuyp – Horses and figures.
  2. Bout – A landscape with ruins and figures.
  3. Old Francks – The wise mens offering, a small basso relievo chafing, on coper.
  4. Five old portraits, and a sea piece.

Picture Gallery

  1. Both – A warm landscape and figures, capital
  2. C. Marratt – A madonna and child, highly finished.
    12½ guineas – £13.13.0
  3. F. Laura – A madonna and Saints
  4. Baptist – A pair of flower pieces.
  5. Dabl – Coll. Chadleigh, original and copy, 2 portraits.
  6. Claude – A landscape, after –
  7. Three, An old woman’s head, a flower piece, and a print in colours.
    5 Guineas – £5.5.0
  8. Rubens & Albans – Two. The wisemans offering, and Samaritan woman, after –
  9. Breughel – A pair of small landscapes.
    £2.2.0
  10. Hondius – Two. A boar baiting, and a flower piece.
  11. Huens – The shepherds offering, small, on copper
    4½ Guineas – £4.14.6
  12. Sneygers – A view of a village with figures.
  13. Dekoonink – A large picture of a dog, with variety of dead game.
  14. Porbus – S portriat of a nobleman.
  15. Dekoonink – A large and capital picture, a part scene with a variety of live poutry, &c.
  16. Italian – A pair of door pieces, landscapes.
  17. Beel – A large picture of fruit and flowers.
  18. Italian – A pair of landscapes.
  19. Breekelkamp – An old woman with fish, and 2 landscapes.
  20. Two flower pieces, and an old head.
  21. Van Keffel – A concert of birds, on copper.
  22. S. Rofa – A banditti, small.
  23. Furgason – A piece of ruins, in which is painted a reposo, by Huens.
  24. A pair of flower pieces.
  25. Italian – Two. St. Jerome, and a conversation, candlelight, stile of Schaiken
  26. Jan Liss – A small picture with nymphs, bathing, &c.

note – Murch for not bidding – £2.2.0

FINIS

note – Porters Coach hire &c
26 May – Received and bought for £66.4.0