Reference Entry

GUCHT, Gerard van der (1696 - 1776), Engraver, art dealer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GUCHT, Gerard van der (1696 - 1776), Engraver, art dealer

Show Summary Details


British, 18th century, male.

Born 1696, in London; died 18 March 1776, in London.

Engraver, art dealer.

The son of Michael van der Gucht, Gerard van der Gucht came to London when very young. A pupil of Louis Charon, he began to work as an engraver for a number of bookshops. He then gave up engraving in favour of art dealing. He had 30 children. He

Reference Entry.  113 words. 

Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.