Simon Vouet. [Painter. From Vandyck.]
William Fielding, Earl of Denbigh, oval 4to. [Ambassador to the King of Persia, 1631, 10l.—Bindley.]
Henry Vere, Earl of Oxford, with a truncheon ; young. [Equestrian, 4to. R. V. in a cypher.]
George Clifford, Earl of Cumber- land, with a truncheon. [Equestrian.]
Small head of Goris, graved on silver.
Robertus Van Voerst, calcographus, Londini. A. Vandyck p. his own portrait. He also, as I have said, cut some plates of animals for Crispin Pass's drawing-book ; but his works, says Vertue, are not numerous. His head is in the collection of Vandyck's painters.
William, Earl of Pembroke, large oval, after Mytens, 13l. 13s.
Robert Bertie, Earl of Lindsey, laced sash over his armour, 1627, folio, 16l. 16s.—S.
Sir Kenelm Digby, 4l. 12s. 6d.—S.
was, I think, superior to his rival Voerst, at least his prints are more highly finished. Vertue says, he stayed here about five or six years, but in different places has mentioned works that take in the space of eight years. He was employed by the king and the Earl of Arundel, 2 and his and Voerst's plates seem to be the first that were done here from historic subjects. Vosterman, from the king's collection, engraved Raphael's St. George, Christ praying in the Garden by Annibale Caracci, and his Burial by Parmegiano, and Lot and his Daughters by the same. For the Earl of Arundel, as early as 1623, he made some drawings with the pen, particularly a woman's head from Lionardo da Vinci, and a portrait of Prince Henry. And for the same lord he performed a good print from Vandyck's fine picture of the Earl 3 and his Countess Alathea Talbot, sitting together, the earl pointing to a globe. 4 To the same lady Vosterman dedicated a large print on six sheets, from Rubens's Battle of the Amazons. And he drew the old Countess Anne Dacre, 5 the earl's mother, from whence Hollar engraved a very neat and rare print. What portraits I find of his hand are—
Charles I. with ruff, riband, and slashed habit ; large 8vo. good.
Vandyck looking over his shoulder, and holding up his cloak, gold chain about his neck.
Thomas, third Duke of Norfolk,____________________