Anecdotes of Painting in England: With Some Account of the Principal Artists - Vol. 2

By Horace Walpole | Go to book overview
Save to active project

"Dec 1681. Mr. Flatman's picture finisht. Lent Thomas Flatman, Esq. my wife's coppy in little half-length of the Countess of Northumberland's picture after Sr. P. Lely.

" Pictures begun in 1681. Lady Dixwell, Dr. Nicholas, Earl of Shaftesbury half-length for Lord Paget, Dutchess of Newcastle, h. 1. Lord Downe, &c. in all amounting to 209l. 17s."

At the end of this book some notes, in short characters, of moneys put into the poor's box for charitable uses, these good people bestowing this way about two shillings in the pound.

Mrs. Beale died in Pall-mall at the age of sixty-five, Dec. 28, 1697, and was buried under the communion- table in St. James's-church. Her son, Bartholomew, had no inclination for painting, and relinquishing it, studied physic under Dr. Sydenham, and practised at Coventry, where he and his father died. The other son,


CHARLES BEALE,

who was born May 28, 1660, painted both in oil and water-colours, but mostly in the latter, in which he copied the portrait of Dr. Tillotson. His cipher he wrote thus on his works, CB. The weakness in his eyes did not suffer him to continue his profession above four or five years. He lived and died over-against St. Clement's, at Mr. Wilson's, a banker, who became possessed of several of his pictures for debt ; particularly of a double half-length of his father and mother, and a single one of his mother, all by Lely. I have Mrs. Beale's head and her son Charles's

-160-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
Loading One moment ...
Project items
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
Anecdotes of Painting in England: With Some Account of the Principal Artists - Vol. 2
Table of contents

Table of contents

Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

While we understand printed pages are helpful to our users, this limitation is necessary to help protect our publishers' copyrighted material and prevent its unlawful distribution. We are sorry for any inconvenience.
Full screen
/ 336

matching results for page

Cited passage

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

Cited passage

Welcome to the new Questia Reader

The Questia Reader has been updated to provide you with an even better online reading experience.  It is now 100% Responsive, which means you can read our books and articles on any sized device you wish.  All of your favorite tools like notes, highlights, and citations are still here, but the way you select text has been updated to be easier to use, especially on touchscreen devices.  Here's how:

1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
2. Click or tap the last word you want to select.

OK, got it!

Thanks for trying Questia!

Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

For full access in an ad-free environment, sign up now for a FREE, 1-day trial.

Already a member? Log in now.

Are you sure you want to delete this highlight?