Landscape, with Banditti bound and taken Prisoner, (painting)
BOTH (copy after)
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 74 (Sale info: For Sale).
"The present picture is copied from the celebrated one of Both. The warmth of his skies, the judicious and regular receding of the objects, and the sweetness of his distances, affords the eye a degree of pleasure, superior to what we feel on viewing the works of almost any other artist. The present picture is full of variety and motion in the sky and the ground, trees, herbage, &c. are beautifully touched with spirit and truth; the whole forcibly expressive of the subject. A fine copy from John Both, who was born at Utrecht, 1610, died 1650." [P. 10-11.]
Descriptive Catalogue of Original Cabinet Paintings, now arranged in the Gallery, Doggett's Repository of Arts, entrance at No. 16, Market-Street, and may be viewed every day, from 8 in the morning till sunset; being a truly splendid and valuable Collection of one hundred and sixty-four Cabinet Paintings in elegant frames; selected on the Continent of Europe, at the Expense of thirty thousand dollars, and are warranted to comprise the works of the Great Masters, from the 13th Century to the Present Time.