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Vertue, George, 1684-1756, artist.
Adrian Van-Diest G.V.
[England, between 1720 and 1756?]
1 drawing : port. ; image 15.5 x 12.8 cm., on sheet 19 x 13.5 cm.
Drawing that was later used for an engraving published in : Anecdotes of painting in England, with some account of the principal artists / by Mr. Horace Walpole. Strawberry Hill : Printed by Thomas Farmer, 1762, v. 3, opp. p. 129.
Catalogue of Horace Walpole's library / by Allen T. Hazen. New Haven : Yale University Press, 1969, no. 3664
Portrait of Adriaen van Diest (1655-1704), born in The Hague, immigrated to England when he was 17 and remained there, active as a landscape painter of views of England in the western parts landscapes, chiefly in the Italian manner.
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.
Copy Specific Notes:
Signed in ink, lower right: ob. 1704 Aeta '49. G.V. | Inscription in ink, in 18th century hand, lower right below monogram: poss. Mr. Dahl pict. | Inscription in ink, in 18th century hand, lower left: se ipse pinx.
  •  Diest, Adriaen van, 1655-1704 - Portraits.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Artists - Dutch - Portraits.
  • Ink drawings - British - 18th century.
  • Wash drawings - British - 18th century.
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  •  Diest, Adriaen van, 1655-1704, artist.
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