Philip Massinger, [poet.]
Francis Roberts, [M.A. 1675.]
Thomas Fidell, of Furnival's-inn.
Richard Brome, six English verses.
Samuel Clarke, Pastor of St. Benet Finck.
Vincent Wing, [astronomer.]
Frontispiece to White's Rich Cabi- net, 1684.
King Richard III.
Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor.
Sir Richard Brownlow.
Sir Robert Cotton Bruce, Bart.
Joseph Hall, Bishop of Exeter.
Leonard Willan, bust on a pedestal.
John Dod, æt. 26, 1645.
Jonas More, mathematician, 1649.
John Hodsdon, æt. 18.
Dr. Samuel Clarke, sen.
Morton, an empiric.
John Richardson, Bishop of Ardagh, æt. 75.
Robert Aylett, Master in Chancery.
Francis Goldsmith, of Gray's-inn, 12mo.
was probably in England, though, of three prints with this signature, there is but one which has not some foreign marks to it. This last is of Speed, who, with his hat on, is sitting in his chair. 1 It is dedicated by George Humble. The other two are—
Charles I. with a high-crowned hat, as he is represented in the mezzotinto of him at his trial, which, by the way, is said to be painted by Vandyck, who was dead some years before that event. The face probably was taken from one of his pictures, and the hat added. In this print, by Savery, is a view of West- minster, in the manner of Hollar; A. V. Dyck pinx. S. Savery fecit. Joost Hartgers excud. The inscription in Dutch. There is another of these with- out the name of Savery.
Thomas, Lord Fairfax; profile, hat on. A strong dark print, something like the manner of Rembrandt. Dutch verses. [This is certainly not Lord Fairfax, though it bears his name.—S.]
[Oliver Cromwell, 1649.]
known by only one print, of Martin Billingsley, ætat. suæ 27, 1651, oval frame, motto, four English verses. This Billingsley appears to have been a writing-master, a profession which has been very apt to think its portraits of consequence enough to be preserved.____________________
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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: 177.
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