Born in London, 1787; died 1819. The execution, spirit, and splendour of colour are scarcely surpassed by Rubens. This distinguished painter of the celebrated picture of the Kemble family, for which the present proprietor refuses 2000 guineas, was cut off at the early age of 32, after giving full promise of becoming the greatest genius of modern art. (On canvass--2 ft. 6 inh. by 1 ft. 9 inh.) [P. 9.]
Catalogue of Paintings, by the Great Masters, including Specimens of the First Class, of the Italian, Venetian, Spanish, Flemish, Dutch, French, and English Schools. It penetrates the inward recesses of the soul--even surpassing the power and force of eloquence.--Quintillian on the Art of Painting. Boston: Press of John H. Eastburn.