Born at Utrecht in 1630. Died in 1703. This distinguished painter, after leaving his master Herman Sachtleven, "travelled to Rome, sketching every beautiful scene that occurred, or that pleased his imagination, in the neighborhood of that city, particularly about Tivoli; by which means he furnished himself with excellent materials for his future compositions."--Pilkington. [P. 12; exhibited under note indicating that this work is among those "from the private collection of Lt. Col. J.D. Graham, U.S.A. The explanations and descriptions are printed as furnished by him."]
Chicago Exhibition of the Fine Arts. Catalogue of the First Exhibition of Statuary, Paintings, &c., opened May 9th, in Burch's Building, cor. Wabash Avenue and Lake St. 1859. Hours of exhibition: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., evening, 7:30 to 9:30. Admission, twenty-five cents. Season Tickets, fifty cents. Chicago: Press & Tribune Print, 51 Clark Street. 1859. Price of Catalogue, ten cents.