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Vertue, George, 1684-1756.
[Henry Cornelius Vroom]
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Hendrick Cornelius Vroom
[England, between 1720 and 1756?]
1 drawing : port. ; 14.5 x 11.5 cm.
Title and artist from engraving based on this drawing, in Anecdotes of painting in England. Engraving by T. Chambars identifies artist as: Is. Oliver pinxt. | Drawing that was used as a basis for an engraving of Vroom in: Anecdotes of painting in England / by Mr. Horace Walpole. Strawberry-Hill : Printed in the year MDCCLXIII, [1763], v. 1, opp. p. 144.
Catalogue of Horace Walpole's library / by Allen T. Hazen. New Haven : Yale University Press, 1969, no. 3664
Drawing of Hendrick Cornelisz Vroom (1566-1640), Flemish born painter who worked briefly in England. Best known for his marine painting and designs for tapestries illlustating the great English naval victories of 1588 over the Spanish Armada.
Purchased by Horace Walpole from Vertue's widow. Sold to Evans at the Strawberry Hill sale, viii.122. Purchased by Wilmarth S. Lewis from Drake, December 1949.
  •  Vroom, Hendrick Cornelisz, 1566-1640 - Portraits.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Artists - Flemish - Portraits.
  • Ink drawings - British - 18th century.
  • Wash drawings - British - 18th century.
  • Also Listed Under:
  •  Oliver, Isaac, 1556?-1617, artist.
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