Earl of Portland. There was a print in two sheets from that picture.
brother of the battle-painter, so well known for his pictures of the military history of Louis quatorze. Peter, who came into England in 1670, 2 lived to be employed in the same manner by Louis's rival, King William. Originally, this Vander Meulen was a sculptor. Largilliere 3 and Peter Van Bloemen followed him into England ; the former drew the portrait of Peter Vander Meulen, from which there is a mezzotinto by Becket.
another painter who overflowed to us from France, was son of Nicholas Mignart, of Avignon, and nephew of the celebrated Mignart. There is a print by Paul Vansomer, 4 from a picture of the Countess of Meath, painted by Paul Mignart, and another, by the same hands, of the Ladies Henrietta and Anne, the two eldest daughters of the Duke of Marlborough.____________________
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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: 224.
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