coins, which were purchased by Sir Hans Sloane, after his death, which happened about the year 1700, in James-street, Covent-garden. He is buried in that church.
scholar of Wright, was well descended, and painted both in oil and crayons, in which he made great improvements for multiplying the tints. He instructed Lutterel, who added the invention 2 of using crayons on copper plates. Vertue had seen a head of Sir John Bennet, afterwards Lord Ossulston, painted neatly by Ashfield, though not in a good manner; but at Burleigh is a small portrait of a Lady Herbert by him, highly finished and well painted.
was born at Harlem in 1627, and learned of Francis Hals, whose daughter he married, and whose manner for some time he followed ; but afterwards taking to still-life, painted little else. Sir Peter Lely was very kind to him 4 at his arrival in England, and introduced him to King Charles; but it does not appear that he was encouraged at court, nothing of his hand appearing in the palaces or royal catalogues ; he found more countenance from the nobility. 5 There is a good picture by him at Kiveton, the seat of the Duke of Leeds, one at Chatsworth, and two were at Lord____________________
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Publication information: Book title: Anecdotes of Painting in England: With Some Account of the Principal Artists. Volume: 2. Contributors: Horace Walpole - Author. Publisher: Swan Sonnenschein. Place of publication: London. Publication year: 1888. Page number: 125.
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