by theft, one may easily conceive why its apostle painted indecent altar-pieces.
Povey lived in this reign, and painted a head which was in the possession of Mr. Leneve, Norroy.
One Hamilton, an Englishman, is mentioned by Sandrart 1 as excelling in painting birds and grapes, and doing several things for the Elector of Brandenburgh.
Edward Bower drew the portrait of Mr. Pym; an equestrian figure of General Fairfax, and John, Lord Finch of Fordwich. The two last were engraved by Hollar.
Holderness drew the picture of an old woman with a skull, which was in the collection of Villiers, Duke of Buckingham.
T. Johnson made a draught of Canterbury in 1651, which hangs on the stairs of the library belonging to the cathedral. 2
Reurie is mentioned by Sanderson 3 as a painter in little, in 1658.
(1626 4- 1702,)
was of more note than the preceding artists. He 5 was born in Lincolnshire, and placed with one Sheperd, a face painter ; but his taste lay to birds, fish, and animals, in which he made great figure, though his colouring was not equal to his designs ; consequently, which is not often the case, the prints from his works did him more honour than the works themselves, especially as he had the good fortune to have some of them engraved by Hollar and Faithorn. 6 There are six books of animals from the drawings of Barlow,____________________