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to him in the magical harmony of his silver tones, and in the gradations
of the aeril perspective'. — IF.
842. Frederick de Moucheron (painter of Italian landscapes at
Amsterdam, about 1700A, Garden scene. —- *848. Isaac van Ostade
(A. 1657), Frost scene.
'The great truth, admirable treatment, and fresh feeline of a winter's
day render it one of the chefs-d'eeuvre of the master'. — W.
844. Caspar Netscher (pupil of Terburg, settled at the Hague;
d. 1684), Maternal instruction.
'The ingenuous expression of the children", the delicacy of the hand¬
ling, the striking effect of light, and the warm deep harmony render
this one of the most, pleasing pictures by Netscher'. — W.
Above the cupboard at the back there hangs a small copy of Ru¬
bens' 'Brazen Serpent' in this collection.
866. Jan van der Heyde, Street in Cologne , with a view of the
unfinished tower of the Cathedral. — *825. Gerard Dow, Poul¬
'Besides the extreme finish, in which he holds the first place, it
surpasses many of his other pictures in its unusual clearness and in the
agreeable and spirited heads'. — W.
883. Wynants, Landscape, dated 1659.
'This landscape has. in a rare degree," that serene, cool freshness of
tone, which so admirably expresses the character of northern scenery,
and in which Wynants is quite unrivalled.' — IF.
*832. Hobbema, Village, with watermills (full and powerful
tone and careful execution!; *824. Cuyp, Ruined castle in a lake
('gilded by the most glowing evening sun'); 834. P. de Hooghe,
Interior of a Dutch house (broad, full, sunlight effect): *S36.
Philip de Koning, Landscape (striking effect of light); 887. Rey¬
nolds, Portrait of Dr. Johnson. — *835. De Hooghe, Court of a
Dutch house, 1658.
'Excites a joyful feeling of summer. In point of fulness and depth of
tone and execution one of the best pictures of the master'. — IF.
837. Johann Lingelbach (landscape and figure painter, bom at
Frankfort, studied in Italy, and settled at Amsterdam; d. 1687),
Hay harvest, 1661. — *879. Ph. Wouverman, Interior of a stable.
'In invention and delicacy of finish one of the finest pictures by the
master'. — IF.
823. Cuyp, River scene with cattle; *821. Gonzales Coques,
Family portrait; 841. Willem van Mieris (A. 1747), Fish and
poultry shop, dated 1713. — *846. Adrian van Ostade (figure
painter at Haarlem, pupil of Frans Hals; d. 1685), The alchymist.
'The effect of light in the foreground, the predominant golden tune
of extraordinary brightness and clearness, the execution equally careful
and spirited, and the contrast of the deep cool chiaroscaro in the back¬
ground have a peculiar charm'. — W.
878. Wouverman, Halt of Officers, known also as 'La belle
'This picture combines that delicate tone of his second period with
the great, force which he adopted especially toward the end of it. The
effect of the dark figures relieved against the landscape is extraordi¬
nary' — IF.
*838. Metsu, The duet.