and published a set of prints of fishes, or the wonders of the deep. Arnold had a brother, who painted in the same way, and scraped mezzotintos.
a Frenchman, was many years in England; painted in grotesque, foliages with birds and monkeys, and executed several ceilings and ornaments of buildings in gardens : particularly a gallery for Frederic, Prince of Wales, at Kew; two temples in the Duke of Marlborough's island near Windsor, called from his grotesques, Monkey-island; the ceiling of Lord Radnor's gallery, and of my Gothic library at Twickenham; the sides of Lord Strafford's eating- room in St. James's-square, from Raphael's loggie in the Vatican; and a ceiling for Lord Northumberland at Sion. Clermont returned to his own country in 1754.
the well-known painter of views of Venice, came to England in 1746, when he was about the age of fifty, by persuasion of his countryman Amiconi, and encouraged by the multitudes of pictures he had sold to or sent over to the English. 1 He was then in good circumstances, and it was____________________
Mr. Smith's collection of gems, with many pictures by Canaletto and Zuccarelli, was sold to his late majesty for 20,000l. The Dactyliotheca Smithiana, with dissertations by Gori, was published at Venice, in two volumes 4to. with engravings, in 1767.—D.
[Canaletto died at Venice in 1768. His works are often confounded with those of his nephew, Bernardo Bellotto, known at Dresden as Count Bellotto. Bellotto,