The New Monthly Magazine. Vol.137

The New Monthly Magazine. Vol.137

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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. 1866 edition. Excerpt: ...Then come Andrews, Bishop of Winchester; and Archbishop Laud, the illustrious victim of the Puritans; and Williams, that loyal Welshman, Lord Keeper and Archbishop of York, who fortified Conway for King Charles; Bishop Juxon, the royal martyr's pious and faithful friend; the learned Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh; the good Jeremy Taylor; the munificent Sheldon, Archbishop of Canterbury; and the loyal John Cosin, Bishop of Durham on the Restoration. The painter's name appears to be known of only three hundred and forty out of the thousand and thirty portraits described in the catalogue; sixty works are ascribed to Holbein, seventy-eight to Cornelius Jansen, fifty-one to Vandyke, and thirty-one to Sir Peter Lely. The other artists of whose works we have specimens are: Mabuse (three), Mytens (one), Janet (five), More (twelve), Zucchero (fourteen), Pourbus (one), Marc Garrard (eleven), Lucas de Heere (eight), Pierino del Vaga (one), Milliard (four), Isaac Oliver (two), Patoun (one), Jordano (one), Bur-bage (one), his own (or two, if he really painted the " Chandos Shak-speare), Faithorne (one), Van Somer (fourteen), Sir Nicolas Bacon (one), Rembrandt (one), Gerard Honthorst (five), George Jamesone (four), Breughel (one), Henry Stone (three), Rubens (three), Daniel Mytens (six), Walker (ten), Dobson (nine), Leigh (one), Mireveldt (four), Jan Steen (one), Henry Cooke (one), Mary Beale (five), Cuyp (one), John Taylor (two), Hanneman (two), Gasker (two), Wissing (three), Riley (two), Carlo Maratti (two), and single specimens of the works of Bower, Laniere, Honthorst, Cleyn, Eoussel, Sadler, Van der Helt, Cooper, Switz, Richardson, Mignard, Balthasar Gerbier, Millar, Michael Wright, John Greenhill, Vandevelde, Netscher, Medina, Huysman, Flatman, more

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  • Paperback | 266 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 481g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236668235
  • 9781236668233