Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers Volume 5
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ... The Anatomy Lesson. Three Chiefs of the Surgeons' Guild at Amsterdam in 1731. The Governors of the Asylum called the 'Aalmoezenier sweeshuis.' Portraits of Inspectors of the Collegium Medicorum, Amsterdam. 1724. Children playing with a Monkey. London. Hampton Court. A Guard-room. Rotterdam. Museum. L'Accouchee. The Hague. Museum. Nine Scenes from Dutch Comedies. The Meeting at the House of Biberius. (Forming a series of five pictures called the 'Nelri, ' from the initial letters of the Latin inscriptions on the frames.), The Deceived Lovers. The Wedding of Kloris and Roosje. Portrait of himself. The Epiphany Singers., The Love Song. We have a few plates by Troost, chiefly mezzotints; among them the following: Portrait of Pietro Locatelli, Painter. Bust of an old Man with a Beard. 1734. A Girl drawing by the Light of a Lamp. A Woman on the Steps of a Door, holding a light and taking leave of a Gentleman in black. Saba, the daughter of Cornelia Troost, was born at Amsterdam in 1731. She painted pastel portraits, and made drawings from her father's pictures and from those of Steen, Dou, and Dujardin. She became the wife of Ploos van Amstel, and died at Amsterdam in 1803. E.g. TROOST, Wilhelmus, portrait and landscape painter, was born at Amsterdam in 1685. He was a pupil of Johann Glauber, but went to Dusseldorf to complete his studies, and there married the daughter of J. Van Nikkelen, painter to the court. After visiting several German courts, he returned to his own country. He painted for twelve years at Haarlem, and afterwards settled at Amsterdam. He occasionally painted portraits, but...
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