painted portraits in oil, and in black-lead on vellum, chiefly profiles. He was patronised by Wriothesley, Duke of Bedford, and has left several of his works at Woburn-abbey. 1 He died in Bloomsbury-square, February 24, 1752, aged sixty-three. He was remarkable for his humour, and happy application of passages in Hudibras.
of what country I know not, was a landscape-painter, who went to Ireland, where he had good business ; but leaving it to go to Scotland, was not equally successful, and returned to London. These are all the traces I find of him in Vertue's notes.
of Dresden, was the son of a jeweller, who bred him to his own business ; but giving him some instructions in drawing too, the young man preferred the latter, and applied himself to miniature and enamelling. He studied in the academy of Berlin, and came to England about 1715, where he met with encouragement, though now forgotten, and obscured by his countryman, that second Petitot, Zincke, whom I shall mention in the next reign. Zurich died about Christmas 1735, in the fiftieth year of his age, and was buried near the Lutheran church in the Savoy, leaving a son about twelve years old. Frederick Peterson was an enameller about the same time, and died in 1729.____________________