D'Agar, Charles (1669–1723), portrait painter, was probably born in Paris, the only surviving son of Jacques [Jacob] D'Agar (1642–1715), portrait painter, and his wife, Marie Picard, whom he had married c.1669. Jacques D'Agar had been born in Paris of unknown parents. He may have studied under ...
Julia Marciari Alexander
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Maker: Cornelius Neve
Neve, Cornelius de [Cornelius Le Neve] (b. before 1594, d. 1678), portrait painter, is first recorded in a list of members of the Dutch church in London on 31 October 1594. He must still have been a child as he was living with his father, ...
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Russell [Roussel, Russel], Theodore (bap. 1614, d. 1689), portrait painter, was born in London and baptized at the Dutch church, Austin Friars, on 9 October 1614, the son of Nicasius Roussel (or Russell), a goldsmith and jeweller from Bruges, and his second wife, ...
Wissing, Willem [William] (1656–1687), portrait painter, is usually said to have been born in Amsterdam, probably because of the Latin inscription on his funeral monument at St Martin's, Stamford, Lincolnshire, which describes him as 'Ws Wissingus Amstelodamensis'. Buckeridge's transcription, however, alters this to '...