Archbishop Chichele. [From the Statue at All-Souls-college.]
John Baliol. Devorguilla, his wife. 1
William, Earl of Pembroke.
Timothy Halton, D.D. provost of Queen's-college, from the life.
Dr. Wallis, 1669. [The celebrated mathematician.]
Two of Dr. Ratcliffe.
Sir Kenelm Digby.
Archbishop Laud. John Selden. 2
A large face of Christ, done with one stroke, in the manner of Mellan.
Many frontispieces for the Classics published at Oxford.
Several views of houses for Dr. Plot's works, and for other books. 3
Ditto, for the English translation of Plutarch's Lives ; and probably the vignettes to the Catalogue Libr. MSS. in Angliâ.
William Penderill of Boscobel, in Salop, æt. 84, oval, suspended in an oak, 31l.—S.
Robert Eglesfield, founder of Queen's- college, 4l.—S.
Jacob Bobart, the first gardener of the Physic Garden, Oxford, æt. 81, 1679, 6l. 2s. 6d.—S.
Sir W. Read, chemical physician, oculist and chirurgical operator, with vignettes of the extraordinary cures he performed, 3l. 3s.—S.
Gilbert Sheldon, Archbishop of Can- terbury (Bishop of London), 13l. 2s. 6d. -S.]
was born at Paris, and came to England with Gascar, the painter, about the year 1674. He married the sister of Mr. Forester, a gentleman who had an estate at Bradfield in Hertfordshire. Vanderbank was soon admired for the softness of his prints, and still more for the size of them, some of his heads being the largest that had then appeared in England. 5 But this very merit undid him ; the time employed on such considerable works was by no means compensated in the price. He was reduced to want, and retiring to his brother-in-law, died at Bradfield, and was buried in the church there in 1697. After his death, his widow disposed of his plates to one Brown, 6 a printseller, who made great____________________
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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: 223.
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