A Catalogue Raisonne of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch, Flemish, and French Painters; In Which Is Included a Short Biographical Notice of the a
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1835 edition. Excerpt: ...pointing to some distant object. Considerably beyond these is a post-waggon and pair, approaching, the passengers in which are importuned by beggars at the side. These are by the pencil of Adrian Vander Velde. This excellent picture is remarkable for the purity and freshness of its hues, as well as for its admirable finishing. 1 ft. 8 in. by 2 ft. 2 in.--C. Bought by the "Writer at Paris, in 1824, and sold for 300 gs. Now in the collection of the Right Hon. Alexander Baring. 142. A Sportsman, and Peasants with Cattle. A landscape, intersected by a river, on which are vessels and boats. In front of a high road, which divides the country, is a peasant driving two cows and a few sheep towards the river; another man stands by the trunk of a tree, leaning on a stick; and a little retired from the front is a gentleman with a gun on his shoulder, approaching. The cattle and figures are by Adrian Vander Velde. 2 ft. 8 in. by 3 ft. 1 in.--C. Lately in the possession of a dealer at Edinburgh, for sale. 143. A Traveller Watering his Steed. A view over an open country, of a yellow sandy soil, composed, on the left, of a hill, broken and picturesque in form, and surmounted by clusters of trees; and on the right, by a pond, in which a traveller is watering his horse, and a dog is also drinking; at the side of a winding road, which divides the country, is a woman with a bundle at her back, with whom a youth appears to be conversing. Considerably beyond these a man is seen with a pack at his back, approaching. The figures are by the pencil of Lingelbach. 3 ft. 2 in. by 4 ft. 6 in.--P. (about) Now in the Hermitage at St. Petersburgh. Worth 300 gs. 144. A View of a Dutch Farm-House, built chiefly of brick, of a picturesque form, and...
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