of what country I know not, appears to have engraved these pieces—
Lodowick, Duke of Richmond and Lenox, 1624. [32l. 11s.—S.]
A title-plate, 1624.
A man's head, something like a bust, oval ornament ; two figures, representing painting and literature, 1622.
Q. Henrietta Maria ; four English verses, "Maria not Mara call me Navemy, (anagram.) So be I stilde by God's posterity," &c. 11l. 11s.—S.
Henry Carey, Viscount Falkland, Lord Deputy of Ireland, oval 4to. 31l. 10s.—Bindley.
Christian II. Elector of Saxony, 1605.
Prince Maurice of Nassau.
Joachim, Count of Ortenburg.
Several subjects from painters.
There were many other engravers in the reign of James I. with whose private story we are so little acquainted, that it is impossible to ascertain their several ages and precedence. I shall give them promiscuously as they occur.
In Mr. Bagford's collection was a view of London published by Norden in 1603, 2 at bottom a representation of the Lord Mayor's show, with variety of habits. In the same person's possession, Vertue saw another plan of London by T. Porter, in which he observed these particulars : at the upper end of the Haymarket was a square building called Peccadilla-hall; at the end of Coventry- street, a gaming-house, afterwards the mansion and garden of the Lord Keeper Coventry ; and where Gerard-street is was an artillery-ground or military garden made by Prince____________________
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Publication information: Book title: Anecdotes of Painting in England: With Some Account of the Principal Artists. Volume: 3. Contributors: Horace Walpole - Author. Publisher: Swan Sonnenschein. Place of publication: London. Publication year: 1888. Page number: 149.
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