and was one of Charles's painters. In King James's catalogue are mentioned twelve of his hand; most of them, I believe, are still in the royal palaces, four are at Windsor. 1 At Chatsworth are three by him ; and Lot and his daughters at Coudray. His Hercules and Deianira was sold at Streater's sale for 11l. He was born in 1633, and died in 1715. It is said that he had a mistress of whom he was jealous, and whom he would not suffer the king to see.
painted small portraits in oil. He was invited to England 3 by Sir William Temple, and recommended to the king, but stayed not long here. 4 Vertue mentions five of his pictures : one, a Lady and a Dog, with his name to it; another of a Lady, her hands joined, oval on copper; the third, Lord Berkeley of Stratton, his lady, and a servant, in one piece, dated 1676. The others, small ovals on copper of King William and Queen Mary, painted just before the revolution, in the collection of the Duke of Portland. 5 Netscher died of the gravel and gout in 1684. 6____________________