Born in London 1610, died, in 1646, aged 36. This painter, whom king Charles I styled the English Tintoretto, studied under Robert Peake a portrait painter; . . . DESCRIPTION. This splendid portrait of Charles I, is painted in the best time of the master, and is considered to be a most faithful likeness of that most amiable prince; he has been most happy in the correct expression of the eye, and not less so in giving that melancholy cast of countenance which is said to have characterized this unfortunate monarCh. For truth and purity of colouring, for the delicacy and fineness of the touch, this picture will vie with the works of vandyck. [P. 37.]
A Catalogue of Italian, Flemish, Spanish, Dutch, French, and English Pictures; which have been collected in Europe and brought to this country by Mr. Richard Abraham, of New Bond Street, London, and are now exhibiting at the American Academy of Fine Arts. March, 1830. Admittance, forty cents. Children under twelve years, half price. Catalogues, twelve and a half cents. New York: Printed by R. & G.S. Wood, No. 265 Pearl Street.