a Dutch painter of ruins and landscapes, with which he sometimes was called to adorn the backgrounds of Kneller's pictures, though his colouring was reckoned too dark. He painted a few small portraits, and died in France.
a name of whom I find but one note. Vertue says he had seen a pocket-book almost full of sketches and views of Derbyshire, the Peak, Chatsworth, &c. very freely touched, and in imitation of Salvator Rosa, whose works this person studied. Whether he executed anything in painting I know not.
was born at Antwerp, and studied under Groenwegen, a landscape-painter, who had been in Italy, and several years in England 2—a course of travels pursued by the disciple, who, after a stay of eight years in the former, where he studied the antique and painted for Charles Emanuel, Duke of Savoy, came to England, where he professed landscape and history painting. He died here about 1699, at the age of seventy-seven, and was buried at St. Giles. His younger brother,
was a better master. He lived twenty-five years at home, but came to England as early as 1685, several small heads____________________