Born at Xativa in Valencia in 1589, died in 1656, aged 67. The head of St. Peter. This is one of the finest productions of this great master; in drawing, it possesses the grandeur of Michael Angelo, in colouring, the warmth and beauty of Titian, and in touch, the force and effect of Guido. This picture is from the collection of Thomas Emmerson, Esq. of England. [P. 38.]
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.