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Last NameGucht / Vandergucht    
Given NameGerard van der    
alt. NamesG. v. d. G. ; Vandergucht / Der Gucht ;    
MarriageMary née Liney in 1725    
Children30+    
Year born1695 / 1696 in London, England, UK    
Year died1776    
Place of deathVandyke's Head / London, England, UK    
Father's occupationengraver ->Micheal van der Gucht    
Relativesengraver brother Jan Vanderguckt; son painter Benjamin Vandergucht    
Educationby father, drawing by Louis Chéron, Godfrey Kneller's Great Queen Street Academy London    
Country of ActivityEngland, UK    
Worked forsurgeon and lithographer William Cheselden (1688-1752): Anat. humane (1713/40) & Osteographia ; anatomist John Douglas: Lithotomia ; James Douglas: Appendix lateral op. ; J. G. Scheuchzer: Engelbert Kaempfer's History of Japan (1727) ; B. Genga: Anatomy (1723) ; Leonard Plukenet: Almagesti botanici (1769) ; anatomist John Belchier ;    
PatronageSociety for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce ;    
Collaborators->Jacob Schijnvoet ; engraver Jan van der Bank ; Sutton Nicholls ; George Vertue ; ->Hubert Bourguignon Gravelot ; printer William Bowyer ; printer Osmond ; printer ->Andrew Motte ; ->James Thornhill ; Dr. William Stukeley ; pupil Robert White ; Francis Patton ;    
Techniquesanatomical, zoological, technical, and topographical copperplate engraving with etching tones; drawing supported by camera obscura    
Sample(s)www.organdi.net/IMG/jpg/OBSCURA.jpg ; www.loc.gov/exhibits/treasures/trm025.html    
Archival sourceswww.royalacademy.org.uk/exhibitions/print-room/osteographia,59,RAL.html?type=past    
Published sourcesAKL 64 2009: 283 ; Coulant 1920: 261 ; Thornton & Reeves 1983: 80f. & plate 31 ; Martin Kemp: Style and non-style, in: J. Anatomy 216 (2010): 202 ; Saunders 1995: 84 ; Thomas 1997: 126 ; A. Gernsheim 1961: 85f. ; J. J. Gomiz Leon: Cheselden and Gucht, in: Hist. Urology 6, 2 (9) 2009: 695-701 ; http://archive.org/details/anatomyofhumanbo1750ches ;    
otherInstructed by Cheselden on camera obscura.    
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