Born at Antwerp, 1610; died 1654, aged 84. A scene of sparkling life bearing all the impress of nature and the finest qualities of the master, silvery in colour: a clean pencil, brilliant colouring, and that sharpness of touch, in which he was perfectly unequalled. [P. 10.]
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.