was invited over by Ralph, Duke of Montagu, to adorn his new house in Bloomsbury, where he painted much, and had the supervisal of the building, and even a hand in it. His work amounted to 1,500l. in lieu of which the duke allowed him an annuity for his life of 2001, a-year. He received it but two years, 1 dying in Soho-square at the age of sixty-eight, about 1694. Some of his picture, both in landscape and architecture, are over doors at Hampton- court; and he etched after some of his own designs. He left a widow, but bequeathed most of what he had to his fellow-sufferers, the refugees. Lord Burlington had a portrait of him by Le Fevre.
a name little known in England, but of great celebrity in France. The author of the Abrégé calls him, Un des plus grans coloristes de l'école Françoise. 2 He might be so, and not very excellent; colouring is the point in which their best masters have failed. La Fosse was invited to England by the Duke of Montagu, mentioned in the preceding article, and painted two ceilings for him, the Apotheosis of Isis, and an Assembly of the Gods. The French author____________________