caricatures after Cavalier Ghezzi. 1 Mr. Pond had singular knowledge in hands, but considerably more merit as an editor than as a painter, which was his profession both in oil and crayons. He had formed a capital collection of etchings by the best masters, and of prints, all which he disposed of to a gentleman in Norfolk ; they have sinc been sold by auction, 2 as were his cabinet of shells after his death. He etched his own head, Dr. Meade's, and Mr. Sadler's, Pope's, and Lord Bolingbroke's.
published a print, the story of Bathsheba, from Sebastian Concha, his first essay on his own account. He also engraved a print of Ebenezer Pemberton, Minister of Boston.
published a set of plates from the statues and busts at Wilton.
a Swiss, came to England in 1733, aged between twenty and thirty. 3 He had studied painting a little, but being encouraged by Amiconi, engraved after the works of the latter. His first productions were plates of the three princesses, Anne, Amelie, and Caroline : his next, a whole- length of the Czarina Anne. He afterwards executed two prints of boys, and about an hundred plates, views of Roman antiquities, most of them copied from old engrav____________________
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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: 262.
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