Anecdotes of Painting in England: With Some Account of the Principal Artists - Vol. 3

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ABBOT, Dr. George, Archbishop of Canterbury, portrait of, iii. 137.
Ah Eyck, John and Hubert, (Painters,) inven- tion of Oil-painting, claims to, i. 6 note, 24, 25. Examination of by Sandrart, 26, 27 notes. Mr. Walpole's conjecture concerning, 27 note.
Adams, James and Robert, (Architects,) their works, i. xvi. note.
Robert, (Architect and Engraver, 1570,) notices and works of, i. 188 notes, iii. 134.
Ædes Walpolianæ,' 1743, by Horace Walpole, account of, i. 321 note.
Ægidius, Peter, friend of Erasmus, i. 69 notes.
Aelfsin, an early English painter, i. 2 note.
Aggas, Edward, an ancient English printer, iii. 128.
Ralph, (Surveyor and Engraver, 1578,) views and plans executed by, i. 183 note, iii. 128. Praise of his works. 120 note.
Robert, (Painter,) account of, i. 183 note.
Aikman, William, (Painter,) account and works of, ii. 278 notes.
Albemarle House, engraved view of, iii. 201.
Aldrich, Dr. Henry, his architectural works, ii. 306 note.
Alexander, John, (Painter,) ii. 278.
Alexander the Great, history of, painted in the queen's chamber at Nottingham-castle, i. 12 note.
Alexander III. King of Scotland, rich sword provided for, i. 12 note. His marriage with Margaret, daughter of Henry III., ib.
Alfred, King of England, ancient enamelled jewel of, i. 22 note.
Amberger, Christopher, (Painter,) a pupil of Holbein, i. 100 note.
Ames, Joseph, (See Dibdin) materials of the early history of engraving derived from, iii. 120. Account of him and his works, ib. note, 124 notes. Various references to his 'Catalogue of Engraved English Heads' (1748,) 134 note, 136 note, 138, 142, 145 note, 150 note, 155, 156, 158, 176, 178, 179 note, 184, 187 note, 388, 192 note, 197, 198 note, 202, 225, 249.
Amiconi, Giacomo, (Painter,) account, works, and family of, ii. 327-829.
Anatomical Engravings, iii. 258.
Anderton, Henry, (Painter,)notice and works of, ii. 87.
Angelis, Peter, (Painter.) notice and works of, ii. 266.
Angels, English gold coin so-called, i. 69 note.
Anguier, Francis, (Sculptor,) notice of, ii. 43.
Anguisciola, Sofonisba, (Painter,) notice and works of, i. 318 note.
Anne, Queen of England, remarks on, and notices of the painters in her reign, ii. 243- 258. Sculptors and Architects, 252-258. En- gravers of her reign, iii. 244-252.
Anne of Burgundy, wife of the Duke of Bedford, ancient drawing of, i. 33.
Animals, birds, flowers, fruit, insects, shells, and still life, various notices of engravings of, iii. 133, 141, 162, 174, 175.
'Antiochse Gesta,' a book on the feats of Richard I. at the siege of Antioch, i. 10 note, 11.
'Antioch Chamber,' painted therefrom, i. 10, 11 notes.
'Antiquarian Repertory' cited, i. 24 note.
Antonello da Messina, an ancient painter in oil, i. 6 note, 29.
Antony, Charles and Thomas, (Medallists,) no- tices and works of, i. 254 note.
'Arehæologia,' referred to, i. 10 note, 28 note, 31 note.
Archer. Mr., architectural works of, ii. 303 notes.
Architects, names of ancient, i. 2 note. Carvers and painters, names of ancient, 105; and master masons, names of ancient English, 124.
Architecture, state of English, to the end of the reign of Henry VIII., i. 114-134. Dis- pute concerning the origin of the art, 114- 116. Introduction of the Gothic, 116 note. Notices of the Saxon and the Anglo-Nor- man, ib. Pointed arch, Gothic, obscurity of its origin, ib. Remarks on the castellated and domestic architecture of the preceding period, 131-134. Remarks on the palaces, mansions, &c. of England under Elizabeth, 196-198. Remarks on English domestic architecture under James I., 257-260. Im- provement of palaces by Inigo Jones, ii. 69. Character of the architecture of Sir Christo- pher Wren, 188, 189. Mansions erected by Sir John Vanbrugh, 254-255. Architects and character of English architecture in the reign of George I., 302-315. Ditto in the reign of George II.. iii. 47-62.
Arlaud, Jacques Antoino, (Painter,) portrait, no- tices and works of, ii. 298-300 notes. Account of his picture of Leda, 299. French verses on the portrait of Queen Caroline by him, 300 note.
Arnolde, —, a painter in the reign of Eliza- beth, i. 185.
Arsen, Ambrose and Ferdinand, (Engravers,) iii. 127.
Arthur, Prince of Wales, son of Henry VII., original portraits of, i. 55 note.
Arts, importance of national improvement in the, i. xi.-xiv.
Arundel, Thomas Howard, Earl of, pictures, &c. in his collection mentioned, i. 32, 44. Portraits of himself and his countess Alathea Talbot, at Worksop Manor, 210 note, 292, 298 notes. The father of vertù in England, 293 note. Various anecdotes of, 292 note. Account of his collec- tions of pictures, statues, &c. 293-298. His marbles presented to the University of Oxford, 299 note. Character of, 292, 293 note, 299 note. His encouragement of Vosterman, iii.

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