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painting with a large scrubbing brush, while pots of soap || would be a cork jacket) which enabled me to hold up my lees, spirits of wine, varnish scrapers, &c. stand ready to head in such miserable situations as would have consigned complete the work of destruction. À bog with specta- || to oblivion every propensity to exertion in any other beside cles on nose, seen grovelling under a picture, is pre myself. I possessed a most insatiable curiosity, and so sumed to represent a connoisseur of antique rubbish.

nuch to laugh at, that I was amused beyond measure. vignette is from the design of Ibbetson. The other tail || But the least attempt at painting any thing of my own was piece is also aquatinted. It represents a monkey as an discouraged to the last degree by the gloomy fanatic with artist, regarding some grotesque attempts at composition, whom I was a prisoner. Prisoner I may well call myself: intended as a warning to young artists not to take their sub- \ -Instead of raising my pittance, o

not exjects from scenes too near the metropolis, lest they should ist, he would advance me trifling sums, and I became his be obliged to adopt birch brooms, mopsticks, &c. for their debtor. Seven years that I lost in that manner, I had the landscape scenery.

dread of the consequences continually hanging over me. I The work is dedicated to the Right Hon. Lady Elizabeth never knew the amount till the consummate hypocrite had Keith Lindsey, with whom, and the Countess of Balcarras, me arrested, at the moment of my setting out on the first the author declares, the first idea of his work originated, embassy to China, for what?-£40!! which had been seven during a long residence in their neighbourhood at Roslyn, years accumulating. This last indignity almost broke my in the summer of 1800. From this work I have extracted || heart. My drawings, which were only to be seen in the the following, and only matter which relates to himself, in shop windows, as I was entirely unknown, had attracted his own words:

the notice of some persons of taste, who with difficulty dis“ I had from my earliest youth a most violent propensity covered me. I was all at once noticed in a manner totally or inclination to the arts, without ever meeting with in | new to me. Of course I became elated beyond measure. struction, encouragement, or patronage. I at last, on Of those of whom I received kindnesses inexpressible. I making my way to London, found myself safe moored in a || cannot help enumerating Messrs. C. and R. Greville, the picture-dealer's garret. It was generally supposed in those | Marquis of Bute, Sir George Beaumont, Captain Baillie, days, that none but the lowest mechanics were calculated || Mr. Knight, &c. &c." for the profession of picture-dealers; and I believe it right: In the work alluded to, he announces, “ The Water they all seemed so perfectly at home in it. I saw a little Colour Process, also a Book of Etchings of Cattle and shoemaker who made a fortune in the most agreeable man Figures, &c. from Nature." This work was never pubner imaginable, laughing heartily (at his customers, all the lished, but the work I have mentioned is thus titled, “ An while. He brought up his son to the business. There was || Accidence, or Gamut of Oil Painting for Beginners, in also a house-painter and slater, who could repeat all the || which is shewn the most Easy Way of imitating Nature, by cant of connoisseurship, and talk of the picturesque with I means of a simple System,--the Result of inany Years' the most profound gravity, and really had a tolerable share Practice; with a Landscape painted in Oil, by the Author. of knowledge outside of his head, by which he realized all and all the Tints in Patterns.” 1805, 8vo. 42s. Watt's considerable fortune, with which, I believe, he built a me Bibliotheca Britannica. Ibbetson died, I think, about thodist chapel.

1821. " Two others I knew got into vast repute, with regular

I. C. customers to their backs, who dealt with them as with their cheesemongers, and took their articles upon their word. .......... It is from this period I must date the first knowledge I ever acquired of the mechanical parts of

TO THE painting. It is well known that Sir J. Reynolds destroyed many a picture of the Venetian school, by scraping off the

EDITOR OF THE SOMERSET HOUSE GAZETTE, diflerent cats or glazings, to find out their system of painting. I had a better opportunity on a scowering day, of secing all the different coats of a picture varnish, one after

PRESUMING such an article may amuse your artistical another. I am under the greatest obligations to my old || readers, I enclose for your consideration the following biodeparted friend John Evans. He was, in his time, the first

graphical sketch, which appeared in a pamphlet published of all possible grubbers. He by means of a delicate Malm

I just thirty years ago. I have selected those which I should stock brick, fetched off every thing, except here and there

| consider the least objectionable to the spirit of your paper, a stubborn bit of heightening. Mr. Peter Brozel did the || as the author in his lucubrations upon the artists and arts same thing, but could not for his life make his work so

| of his country, mixed a superabundance of gall in bis critismooth as John. He was of the good old sect of sand and

cal ink. scrubbing-brush, and has numerous followers. However,

MR. STOTHARD. the prevailing schism of the searching soap ley, which “ THOMAS STOTHARD, R.A. was born in Long-acre, St. finishes the canvass and all, has my sincerest good wishes | Martin's parish, London, in 1756. This artist was first apon its side. I was much employed by these scrubbers, in prenticed to a pattern-drawer, in Spitalfields. When Mr. repairing their mischief, and became extremely expert at | Stothard was first emancipated from his indentures, his it, and of course a valuable fixture in the concern. But I || knowledge of the human figure was very restricted; but found an extreme difficulty in matching the tinte, espe- || having a small annual income, and being naturally econocially in the transparent parts,-the common colour of the mical, he took the very laudable resolution of living within shop appearing like gritty mud upon the mellow transpa his income, and appropriating all his time to the study of rent shades of the exquisite pictures of the last century. I the arts. The first time he burst upon the public notice, had, by a continual acquaintance with hardships :

was by the designs which he so ably furnished for Mr. Harusage, acquired a sort of impervious husk, or (a better term rison's Novelist's Magazine ; and as these designs were

adequately engraved, it, fortunately for him, laid the foun

dation of a celebrity which has never been surpassed by any • Talking of the soap ley, Mr. Editor, a friend of mine once

native of these realms. I have heard his vignettes and possessed a Teniers, and a very valuable one ; but the Head of a

taille douce pieces much commended in Paris, where the Fiddler wanted cleaning, and my friend was his own picture-cleaner. He carefully lays on the soap leys, when he is called down to a

artists highly value themselves on their address in this friend. Forgetting the state of the poor Fiddler, he returns not very

province of the arts, and not without reason, as Gravelot, soon ; but when he does, he finds his unfortunate musician without Eisin, and Picart, have been unrivalled in their efforts by his head, and his Teniers ruined for ever.-COMMUNICATOR.

the rest of Europe. There is a littleness and nice atten

SIR,

tion to trifles visible in French paintings, which tallies | It is no mighty matter to do one thing well-a lucky hit admirably with such endeavours. The first historic pic- || may help you; but to do another, with the tythe of its ture in oil he exhibited, was the death of the gallant Lord | merit, is quite another thing. Hence couples in pictures Robert Manners, who was killed on board his own ship, the are only companions in the mere name. It has perplexed Resolution. He was encouraged to this effort by Mr. nature, and well may it puzzle art to create or compose a Macklin, of Fleet-street, of whom the artist speaks in companionable companion. terms of gratitude, for his generous and becoming conduct: The Bees Wing is a happy thought; not so the other : but the picture which established his reputation, was an || but public taste is so gregarious, that nothing in art will go historical subject from Mallet. This perforinance was very | down single and alone. Wine is good-too much of it calls commonly admired, and Mr. Stothard, from that moment, for physic. So, at last, there may be more wit in the pair of continued ascending the acclivity of fame. He was prints than even the artist himself perceived. elected an associate of the Royal Academy in 1791, and a To write a sequel, or to paint a companion, is one and the Royal Academician in 1794.

same thing; and he is a fool who makes the attempt, for the " This gentleman is among the very few historical second, twenty to one, is a mill stone round the neck of the painters in this realm who appear to believe, that the un first. dertaking is more dependent upon thought than action; he Saving and excepting that there are two exceptions to gives his subject to the general eye with more precision || this rule, the first being of King Charles and Queen Henrithan his compeers; and though, perhaps, he disdains th etta, who, whether in whole lengths, half lengths, or threesubordinate efforts of the art too much, and particularly Il quarters, front face or profile, are ever stock companions: what is understood by the word handling, yet is his produc I know not why, but they appear always so fitting. Contion valuable, as he gives us, in the composition of a sub-1 temporaries of these royal sufferers have assured us, that ject, what is consolatory to an inquiring spirit, although hell they were the most comely companions that were known to refuses to bestow on his labours that correctness which wear the crown. should be the ultimate desire of all who expect universal || The second; A Storm and a Calm. The marine painter approbation.

alone has a precept for companionship; he cannot blunder. ** Mr. Stothard is of that few, who make their moye The one scene is never compared with the other. The one ments independent of the lesser vanities of life. Every || is all mildness, the other all bluster, which dissimilitude I disciple should mingle as little as possible in the bustle of || venture to suppose, only that I am no metaphysician, is the an agitated world; his deportment should be unalterably || cause why they make such excellent pairs. in the haunts of p where he might cont

serene

ne. Landscapes in pairs, by the same hand, are not the thing. ly, and make his professional ability illustrate and develope I had rather, an hundred times, hang a picture of Turner's the magic of his teeming conception. If the animi pathe- || in the spacious recess on one side my drawing-room chimmata are not harmonized and attuned by the benign influ- | ney, and another of Callcott's on the other, (if I had a draw. ence of truth, the powers of thought cannot have a due || ing-room,) than hang either artist alone; I mean, than share of force, in the guidance of the genius to deeds of hang their pictures. Good Lord! how imperfect is rhetoric. indisputed honor. When the lake is continually ruffled | No, Mr. Hardcastle, every line of this-uives the lie to, I by the obtrusion of gales more or less turbulent, it cannot had almost said)-trips up my assertion, " That it is the reflect the received objects of vision with accuracy or easiest thing in the world to write." beauty."

Morning and evening, sun rise and sun set, what pretty associations they beget on the fancy whilst reading the

Somerset House Catalogue; not your Somerset House
ARTISTICAL SCRAPS.

Catalogue, old gentleman, that of the R. A.'s in the
Strand; whilst the pictures, Lwill be bold to say, have no

more the character of companions than two Englishmen To the Editor of the Somerset House Gazette.

(strangers) in a common stage coach, or in the same box in

à coffee house. They have nothing to do with each other, SIR,

from the very circumstance of being too much alike. Such I WOULD very willingly perform any reasonable penance; Il fellows, or companions, should be hung separately. for instance, take double my usual quantity of wine, rise an I may be wrong, but may I be shot, with all my achour later in winter, or suburit to any co-equal penalty, knowledged sagacity in art, if ever I could discover the rather than have said what I did say, touching the light difference between a painted morning or an evening scene, matter of authorship. In the vain glorious ebullition of the sufficiently to swear to the identity of either, unless, inmoment, I wrote, in my last contribution, Thut it was deed to the latter, by the figures of well-dressed ladies and the easiest thing in the world to write." Now I beg to re gentlemen, such as we occasionally behold in the works of voke that vapouring assertion, and do revoke it hereby. our older landscape dons, who, I have thought, were rarely,

If I have not suffered more, in the shape of compunction, if ever seen perambulating the meadows before they for that flourish of my pen, than for trespassing against the quitted their dormitories. By this sign alone, could I command that forbids the working on the Sabbath, may my assign, to which season of the day the painter pointed his next cup of tea be more nauseous than Sharpe's Black | art. A painter then would be doing service to posterity, Draught. (Vide the print.)

in lack of ladies and gentlemen, to write upon his compoWriting, like flying a kite, is easy enough when the sition Morning or Evening. thoughts are up; but then the difficulty is the raising of For, “ I hold it an abomination, a vile and fraudulent them. It is the getting them on the wing-the launching | limb of a conspiracy against the understanding, for any of your subject.

student, or tyro professor of a polite art like this, and be I have been, the last two hours, balancing my thoughts | d- d to him, to be worthy the name of a painter,” as 'twixt sleeping and waking, to start my theme, without ad Professor Barry said, good man, “ who does not write upon vancing-even to the beginning.

his sign what is its symbol, peradventure it does not, like How the said Michael Sharp contrived, after painting the the sun at noon, stare you in the face, put your eyes out, Bees Wing, to compose that Black Draught, can only be or hammer into your stupid skull its own simple tale." accounted for on the principle of wanting a second thought, This Professor Barry was a great man, Mr. Editor, he which is the case with a thousand other clever fellows, my spoke out. Such a censor kept your painters on the qui eelt included. I did so-80-80 far; but how to proceed vive, there is the rub.

Talking of English painters, most venerable Sir, pray is it

true what I have heard-But hold. I will not affect igno bragged of having purchased certain early engravings, eren rance, or be mawkish upon the subject, but speak out. Il of Hogarth himseli, who was no imprudent spark, valued know it to be true-that the scheme proposed by the Di- || by the weight of the copper, at so much per pound! rectors of the British Institution, to the President and Times are wonderously improved, hey! Mr. Editor. members of the Royal Academy runs thus:

| George Cruickshanke, I'll hold you a guinea to a shilling. Each R. A. is to present six pictures, of his own paint-|| will earn you with ease twenty pounds in a week, by his deing, to my lords and gentlemen directors, from which they || lectable little scrap etchinge, working only half tides. are to select three; each associate four, from which they | Catch him when you can! such a genius may command his are to choose two; and artists, not members of the Royal | own price. Academy, are to send tuo, from which the noble directors This said Mr. John Bowles was brother to the first are to take one. The Royal Academicians to decide upon | Bowles in St. Paul's Church-yard. His son was the wellwhat are to be submitted in toto for the said noble directors' known Mr. Carrington Bowles, whose son again, the preinspection.

sent Mr. Carrington, of the same surname, if I am not I would give a premium for your genuine opinion upon | mistaken, constitutes a part of the firm of Messrs. Bowles this plan, Mr. Editor ; but as you have said nothing upon and Carver, still presiding over the old shop, which, tothe subject, farther than being the first to tell the public ll gether with the old-fashioned buckle shop at the V. W. that an exhibition of the living English masters is expected | | corner, scem heir-looms for ever of St. Paul's Church-yard. to appear early in the next year, at the British Institution, Covpel was one of the best designers, in the humorous submitting to your discretion “10 print or not to print,'' I style, contemporary with Hogarth. He illustrated with his offer you my own.

pencil the quarto edition of Don Quixote-I think, that I would ask, then, why the nomination of what pictures | translated by Jervis the portrait painter. are to have the preference is to be conceded to these lords || Hewas one of the wags who caricatured the Italian Opera, and gentlemen? excepting, indeed, as to their size, with l about the year 17:30, when Signor Farinelli, and the rival reference to the space which certain large works might oc- || beauties, of the Signore Cuzzoni, and Faustina, charmed cupy upon their walls.

the fashionable world with their vocal powers. The printis For, with the most profound deference for the rank, l entitled Les Chats, wherein the principal performers at character, delletantiship, connoisseurship, learning, general | the King's Theatre, in the characters of cats, superbly attaste, and noble zeal of these noble directors for the pro- Il tired, are squalling in concert. inotion of the interests of the British school, I cannot be | This Coypel used to commit piracy on the witty cargoes persuaded to think that the painters themselves are the l of Hogarth, and seizing his characters, offer them for sale least competent judges to decide upon the merits of their l in a foreign market. own art.

From his incomparable Antiquated Bride, and the young I say this, Sir, whilst bearing in mind what the unen female attendant adjusting the folds of her gown, Monsieur lightened owe to committees of taste, chosen from this en Coypel made a' parody, in a crayon picture, from which a lightened body of noblemen and gentlemen, on many memo print was published in Paris, the subject A wrinkled Harrable occasions, and not unmindfulof the obligations which, ridan of Fashion, attended by a blooming coetieuse, enin particular, the lovers of virtu have derived from that graved by L. Surugue, 1745. This print was inscribed great virtuoso recently departed, for the memorable se * La Folie pare la Decripitude des aujustemens de la verrendered by him to the empire and the arts, in the vulu- ll nesse." ation of the works of Phidras, an uppruisement which the || Vandergucht, the engraver, who assisted Hogarth in congregated talent and judgment of the greatest living | several of his early plates, was also a caricaturist and husculptors and painters declined with modest dignity. morous designer. So was

But this great connoisseur was the mighty chief of the Vandrebank, who was preferred by Lord Carteret to legion of taste, and such another Knight may not enter the Hogarth, to design a set of illustrations for his lordship's lists, to bid defiance to all comers, for a thousand years! translation, of the knight of the woeful countenance, which

Pray, Mr. Hardcastle, for the present, to cut the matter | the aforesaid comical Vandergucht engraved. short, I would ask, why the Royal Academicians, having | George Pulley, the publisher, at the sign of Rembrandt's their own apartments, should not occupy them with the || Head, the corner of Bride-court, Fleet-street, was a choice proposed collection, and make, very early in the next year, ll spark. This house was the nightly rendezvous of the enthis interesting national exhibition for themselves ?

gravers of his time. One word more. Let us calculate, for this display, forty | Gravelot, the engraver, who assisted Hogarth in some of academicians, three pictures each, one hundred and twenty ; || his plates, was numbered among the whimsical few who contwenty associates, two each, forty. Here we have an hundred | verted their art to the purposes of ridicule. Many political and sixty pictures at once. This is a fine occasion for the ex- || publications, during George the Second's reign, had

congregated integrity of the whole body. If one frontispieces designed by Boitard, Liotard, Gravelor single picture should be admitted that was not voted credit. | Bickham, Vandergucht, Vandrebank, Worsdale, and able to the artist and the arts-if one single act of favourit-1 others, the least of whom, in comic feeling, was certainly ism should creep in--then would the artists be traitors to not the least to name of this period, for he was one of the their own cause, and the sin be visited upon their memories, | merry founders of the school of caricatura, namely, Jack as long as one stone should stand upon another on the site Laquerre, the son of the painter of that name, who assisted of Somerset Housc.

Signor Verrio in painting the walls and the ceilings of our So much for the living the British Institution, | royal palaces. the Royal Academy, the noble directors, and the acade Marquis Townshend, -I mean the old marquis,-had a micians, Mr. Editor ; for you and I are aware that we are happy turn for humorous composition. There was more here upon ticklish ground. Let us return to the old theme, ll naivete in his lordship's sketches, than in those of any of the old school, and talk of such ways as the following: - the burlesque works of amateur caricaturists, excepting

Bunbury's. One of this facetious nobleman's designs, and HUMOROUS DESIGNERS.

etched by himself, touched off the portrait of a celebrated John Bowles, at the sign of the Black Horse, in Corn- || Irish physician, a vis-a-vis resemblance, seen from behill, was among the first patrons of the old school of comic || hind. draughtsmen. His prices for works of art, however, were | An old-fashioned bed, the curtains closely drawn, the not sufficient to pamper the appetites of the thoughtless ll physician's head thrust between, his wig only seen: ret the candidates for his favor. This old gentleman frequently l fashion of the said wig, the hat held behind, the cane, the cut of the coat, &c. depicted this venerable son of Galen as | John Collett, the gravest of the grava, would sit at the completely as any front view.

Turk's Head beliind his pipe, and sinoke boil Oroonoko It was said of the marquis, (General Townshend,) when and his neighbours, until St. Clement's midnight bells viceroy of Ireland, that he had not only caricatured every chimed, “ My soul praise the Lord.” officer on the statt, but every oflicer who carried a staff, even He stocked old Bowles's old shop front with humourous down to the last comical constable of Dublin. * designs, and helped to keep the game alive at Thomas

Paul Sandby would droil with his pencil equally well | Overton's. . with the best of them. Once he had the temerity to cari. Robert Dighton, painter, engraver, musician, and player, cature Hogarth hiinself! After this they became acquainted, once partner with old loyalty, Charles Dibdin, in the Pataand were social friends. Paul was then in the day-time of gonian funtocini, did a thousand comical cuts, which are his studies, but Hogarth was sitting under his vine, in the recorded in the volumes of the humour of these days, and October of life.

may still be had, for money, or good bills, I wot, at Bowles The subject in which he had made free with the figure of and Carver's, by St. Paul's, and at the successors to old the great little painter, was in a design where he, with other || Mr. Sayer, either plain or coloured in all the gaudy tints of artists in a committee, were laying their wise heads to- ll the peacock, or the paroquet. gether in the forming a Royal Academy.

Thomas Rowlandson, the merry wag, he who has covered Captain Baillie, too, had a turn for caricatura. So had with his n ver flagging pencil, enongh of charta puru to a friend of his, Mr. -- , of Somerset House. The placard the whole walls of China, and etched as much cophonourable John Byng gave a theme, wherein Baillie was l per as would sheath the British navy. Of his graphic fun made the subject of a graphic squih.

and frolic we have seen, Heaven knows, full many a ponThe captain, as you know, Mr. Hardcastle, was a great derous folio. frequenter of Christie's. He one day had a genuine dirty Master Roley, so friendly dubbed by many an old conGuido knocked down to him for fifteen pounds. “B

vive, would have taken

ibts of art, had he sow powers! I thank you Mr. Christie,” said he, adding in his for he could draw with elegance and grace; and for design, exultation, " and gentlemen I thank you all, for throwing | no mind was ever better stored with thought--no genius away to me this fine Guido for an old song.”

more prolific. Nothing, even allowing for caricature, could He took the dirty Guido to Chelsea, and scovered it into | exceed in spirit and intelligence some of the oft hand coma clean specimen of the master. This good luck travelled positions of this worthy. to the Stamp Office ; Baillie himself told it to his brother Predilection for outline and the pen, has ruined many a commissioners. “ Pahaw! it is not a Guido,” said Mr. genius, who would have done honour to the arta. MortiByng.

mer, Porter, and another living artist you and I could name, Baillie was angry; " I tell yon it is a true Italian picture, good Mr. Editor, and others now no more, have sacrificed Sir." “ It is the work of an Irishman,” rejoined the face their talents and their fame, to the indulgence of doing that tious commissioner Byng, “ painted by some countryman with the pen, (confound both goose-quill, crow-quill, and of yours, my dear captain; not by Guid-o, but by one the reed !) that should have occupied that fitter instrument

0-Guid!” The captain laughed at the joke, and ..." the pencil, aforetime called the painting brush. made an etching of the story.

John Nixon. Alas! my old friend John, who among the wits and wars of the day has not to say, “ I have taken my mutton with Jack Nixon in Basinghall-street ?' John was a noted amateur draughtsman of humorous subjects. He

FROM THE FRENCH. gave good dinners, the hospitable worthy: military time at tive. Providore, of the Beef Steak.-He caricatured all the

She comes by night, a dream of light, members of that thrice jovial club, from the Great Duke,

With all her glories round her; of ten feet girth about the shoulders, to the merry little

She seems to rest upon the breast comedian *.•• * of five feet and an inch, in his high

To which so oft I've bound her! heeled shoes. These days are no more! Yet who can forget the golden gridiron, appended to the ribbon of the

And many a word with rapture heard, Providore!

And whisper'd vow scarce spoken, Mr. Bunbury. The Humours of a Barber's Shop; The

Unon a bliss as deep as this Country Club ; or Patience in a Punt-all delectable. Long

Like summer light hath broken! may we toaet the memory of this truly original designer of the burlesque, my worthy Editor. Nought personal in his

She seems to smile as once ere-while vast volume of designs; all mirthful, playful, quizzical, and

She used to smile upon me ; Pull of fun : the very Momus of the art was he. Ten ages, and

The voice, the tone, all, all her own, perchance another Bunbury may not appear again, to spice

As when their sweetness won me! with wit and gaiety, and harmless mirth, the insipid cup of fashionable life.

I hear them float, each simple note, Woodward, another of the mirth inspiring school of art,

Her own accustomed numbers; if art that may be called, which did out-herod Herod, in

It does not seem a fleeting dream these whims, and put the mask on caricature itself. No

To vanish with my slumbers ! one like him could outrage truth, and give to monsters such additional monstrosity, and yet bewitch the imagination into laughter, even to the dubbing of these wild chi

Away! away! thou joyless day! meras with the rank and title of humanity. Yet, shall

My heart has no such pleasure generations hence of sucking babes, when long past their

As that it feels when back it steals teething, show their white teeth, and grin in loud concert

By night to my heart's treasure ! over a folio of his fun. The Babes in the Wood, would have made the sad

I would not wake, I would not break Heraclitus to have cracked his sides with mirth, and his

A spell so sweet, so charming, frolicksome neighbour, old Democritus, to have wept with

Unless to find the dream resign'd laughter.

For her, my bosom warming !

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