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Louis XIV. with a Hat; ad vivum fecit. 1687.

Louis XIV. ; a large oval ; after C. le Brun.

Louis the Dauphin, his son, with a Hat.

Philip, Duke of Orleans.

Jean Baptiste Colbert, Prime Minister. 1677.

Fransois de Harley, Archbishop of Paris. 1684.

Claude du Housset. 1681:

Henri de la Tour d'Auvergne, Vicomte de Turenne.

Nicolas Potier de Novion, President of the Parliament.

1679.
Guillaume de Lamoignon, President of the Parliament.

1675.
Charles Colbert, Marquis-de Croissi ; after H. Gascar.

SUBJECTS.

St. Jerome in Meditation ; Masson sc.
The Holy Family ; after JV. Mignard.
Christ with the Disciples at Emmaus ; after Titian.

This fine print is celebrated under the name of ' The

Table-cloth.'
The Assumption of the Virgin ; after Eubens ; fine and

scarce.
The Brazen Serpent; after the same; in two sheets;

fine.

MASSON, Madaleine, was a relation of Antoine
Masson, and was born in Paris about the year
1660. She was a pupil of Antoine, in whose fine
style she engraved several portraits, or heads,
life-size. She was living up to 1711. Among
others, we have the following by her :

Duke Philippe of Orleans.

Elizabeth Charlotte, Duchess of Orleans; Mad.

Masson sc.
Elizabeth of Orleans, Duchess of Alencon ; after P.

Mignard.
Maria Theresa of Austria, Queen of France; after

Babert.
Elizabeth Maria Josephine, Infanta of Spain.
Victor Amadeus II., Duke of Savoy.
Louis Henry de Gondrin de Montespan; after a

picture hy A. Masson.

MASSONE, Giovanni, wag born at Alessandria,
and probably laboured there, but little is known of
his life. He is best known by a triptych, executed
about the year 1490, which now hangs in the Gallery
of the Louvre. It represents the ' Birth of Christ,'
'St. Francis adored by Pope Sixtus IV.,' and ' St.
Antony of Padua, with the Cardinal Giuliano della
Rovere.'

MASSOT, FiRMiN, a painter, was born in 1766.
He settled at Geneva, after a short stay in Italy,
and painted there and at Berne several portraits
and miniatures. In later life he produced some
genre pictures. He died about 1826.



MASSYS, CoRNELis,- painter and engraver, and
the fourth (?) son of Quentin Massys, was born at
Antwerp about 1513. Some writers make him the
son of Quentin's brother, Jan Massys the elder.
He was received into the Antwerp Guild of St.
Luke in 1531. In the Dresden Gallery there is a
red chalk drawing by hini of ' Lot and his Daughters.'
The figures have much elegance and refinement,
betraying a master who had visited Italy without
leaving his own Flemish manner behind him there.
Cornells was still living in 1580. He usually signed
his works with the initials G.M-A., or C.M-E. in
amonogram, and sometimes wefind the abbreviation
Cor. Met. Works :

Berlin. Gallery. Landscape with figures. (Signed

C.M-B. 1543.)

PLATES.

Henry VIII., in a cap and feather.

Judith with the head of Holofernes.

Scenes from the lives of Samson, Tobias, and the

Baptist.
Melchizedec blessing Abraham. ■
' Holy Family ' and the ' Draught of Fishes ; ' after



A Battle piece ; after Geo. Pencz.
The Four Evangelists.
The Virtues.

MASSYS, Jan, (Metsts,) was the son of Quentin
Massys by his first wife. In 1516 he was a pupil
of Jaket Osket, and was received into the Corpor-
ation of St. Luke in 1531. He visited Italy, but
afterwards returned to his own city. His eldest son
Quentin, also a painter, died at Frankfort. His
death occurred after 1568. His two elder brothers,
Paul and Coenelis, were also painters. Paul was
living in 1649. Among the pictures of Jan are :



Antwerp.


Gallery.


The Virgin and St. Joseph at
Bethlehem.


Berlin.


Gallery.


The Healing of Tobias.








The Money-Changer.


Paris.


Louvre.


David and Bathsheba.


Petersburg.




The Money-changers {two ex-
amples). ■ (


Rotterdam.


Gallery.


Danae.


Stockholm.




Portrait of a Lady.


Vienna.




The "Wandering Musicians.


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Lot and his Daughters.



MASSYS, Quentin, (Matsys, Mersys, or Metsts,)
the son of a locksmith, Josse Massys, was born at
Louvain in 1466. In early life he worked under
his father, but became a painter to obtain the con-
sent of his wife's father, who belonged to that
profession, to his marriage. This is recorded by
the inscription on his tomb : " Connubialis amor
de mulcibre fecit Apellem," and he wrote on lii-i"
own portrait the words " Pictorera me fecit amor."
His wife's name was Alyt van Tuylt. After her
death, which took place in 1607, he married Catha-
rine Heyns. Quentin is believed by some to have
studied under Dierick Bouts, who was town painter
at Louvain ; but dates do not favour this theory,
for Bouts died in 1475. In 1491 Massys settled at
Antwerp, where he joined the Painters' Guild, and
rapidly became famous. In 1508 he painted the
' Descent from the Cross ' for the chapel of the
Joiners' Company in Antwerp Cathedral. It is
now in the Museum at Antwerp. Massys received
300 florins for his work, but it was sold in 1580 to
the magistrates of Antwerp for 1500 florins.
Massys died at Antwerp in 1531, leaving a large
family. Three of his sons were painters (see
Massys, Coenelis and Jan). The following are
some of his principal works :

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Amsterdam. Museum, Virgin and Child.
Autwerp. Museum, Head of Christ. {Similar to

the National Gallery picture.)
„ „ Head of the Virgin. (Similar

to the National Gallery pic-
ture. )
„ „ The Magdalen.

„ „ Money-Ohanger.

„ „ Head of Christ.

„ „ Descent from the Cross; a

triptych.
Basle. Portrait of a Man.

Berlin. Museum. Madonna and Child.

„ „ St. Jerome in his Cell.

Brussels. Gallery. The History of St. Anne.

Cassel. Gallery. Old Man and Courtezan.

Dresden. Gallery. The Banker.

Florence. Vffiei. St. Jerome.

„ „ Portrait of Massys and his

Wife.
„ „ Portrait of a Man.

Frankfort. Gallery. Portrait of Kuipperdolling.

London. Nat. Gallery. Salvator Mundi and the Virgin

Mary.
Longford Castle. Portrait of Egidius.

Louvain. St. Peter's. Holy Family. Quinte Metsys,

SCEEEP DEES A° 1509.

Madrid. Gallery. The Village Doctor.

„ „ The Saviour.

Naples. Adoration of the Magi.

Paris. Zouvre. Banker and his Wife. Quintin

MaTST'S SOHILDEJt. 1518.

Petersburg. Virgin and Child.

Rome. Fal. Doria. Parable of the Unjust Steward.

Stockholm. Gallery. The Usurers.

Turin. Virgin and Saviour.

Venice. Christ before Pilate.

Vienna. Belvedere. Lucretia.

„ Liechtenstein Coll. S. Jerome. QuiNTiN Masts p.
1513.
Windsor. Castle. The Two Misers.

MAST, Herman. See Van der Mast.

MASTELLETTA, II. See Donducci.

MASTER A. D. F., The, was probably a painter
of the Austrian school about 1611, and is known
by an altar-piece, now in the Belvedere at Vienna,
representing St. Jerome, with scenes from his life ;
on the inner side of the laterals are the three Fathers
of the Church, the Emperor Henry the Saint, St.
Elizabeth, and the Queen of Hungary. It is signed
AD Flbn.

MASTER B. M., The, was a pupil and imitator
of Schongauer. We have nine plates by him,
among them :

The Judgment of Solomon.

St. John in Patmos.

A ' Riposo.'

A Pieti.

Madonna and Child in a Landscape.

St. Barbara.

MASTER C. T., The. See Anthoniszoon, Cor-
nelis.

MASTER E. S., or ' Master of 1466,' a prolific
engraver, whose name is unknown, but by many
is supposed to be Erhardt Schon. He was a
German, and judging from the dates on. his plates,
was born in the early part of the 15th century.
He is supposed to have travelled through
Switzerland, and worked a long time at the Court
of Burgundy. Bartsch names 136 plates from his
hand, among which there are scenes from the Old
Testament, scenes from the hfe of Christ, the
apostles and saints, &o. Among his most cele-
brated plates are :

The Baptism.

The Nativity of Christ.

The Judgment of Solomon.

The Creation.

Virgin and Child.
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MASTER F. V. B., The. See Bocholt, Pkanz
von.

MASTER J, M. S., probably identical with
Mabdse (Gossaet, Jan, q. v.).

MASTER L. C. z. of 1492, The, seems to have
been influenced by M. Schongauer. We have ten
plates by him, of which the best is a ' Christ enter-
ing Jerusalem.'

MASTER M. Z., The, was a miniaturist in the
latter part of the 15th century, who painted under
the influenc&of Wolgemuth.

MASTER N. D. B. of 1544, The, engraved
' Cupids at Play,' after Raphael.

MASTER, Wy., The, an engraver of the Nether-
lands in the 15th century, executed sixty-one plates,
among which are a ' Sanota Veronica ' and a
Gothic Fountain.

MASTER OF 1423, The, is the autlfor of the
wood-out of ' St. Christopher with the Child Jesus,'
which was found in the Carthusian monastery at
Buchsheim, and is the earliest wood-cut but one
known. It is now in possession of Lord Spencer.

MASTER OF 1437, The, painted a 'St. Sebastian.'

MASTER OF 1439, The, executed two astrono-
mical plates for the Calendar of John de Gamundia.

MASTER OF 1454, The, executed a wood-cut of
' St. Bernard.'

MASTER OP 1461, The, prepared two wood-cuts
for a table of the golden numbers. They were
found in the Buchsheim monastery.

MASTER OF 1464, The, was an excellent en-
graver of the Lower Rhine. There are by him :

The Wheel of Fortune.
The Judgment of Paris.
The Fencing-room.
St. Jerome.
The Alphabet in Figures.

MASTER OF 1480, The, was a Dutch engraver,
who worked in the style of the Van Dycks. His
plates are very rare. The Cabinet at Amsterdam
has the best collection. Among them are :

A Young Man struck by Death.

St. .James the Less.

Elizabeth and Zachariah receiving Mary.

St. PhiUp.

The Peasant with the Shield.

St. Bartholomew.

Woman riding on a Man.

St. George and the Dragon.

MASTER OF 1482, The, an unknown engraver,
by whom we have :
Christ on the Cross.
The Power of Death.
A Woman with a Roll of Ribbon,

MASTER OF 1515, The, was the engraver of :

Scenes in the Life of Hercules.
The Death of Cleopatra.
The Fight of the Tritons.
Various Cornices and Entablatures.

Another ' Master ' of the same year executed
thirty-six plates, including :

Mary and Joseph adoring the Child.
Pope Julius II. 1512.
Soliman II. 1526.

MASTER OF the ANCHOR, The, engraver of
five very rare plates, representing scenes from the
Bible. His mark was an anchor between £ and R.

MASTER OF (BOIRSERIIS) BARTHOLOMEW,
also called The Master of the Altar of St.
Thomas, and of the Altar of the Cross, a
painter of the school of Cologne, working between
1490 and 1500. In style his work is not unlike



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that of Lucas van Leyden. Among his pictures
■we may name :

Munich. St. Bartholomew with SS. Agnes

and Cecilia.
„ St. Christina and St. James the

Less.
„ St. John the Evangelist and St.

Margaret.

MASTER OF THE BIRD. See Del Pohto.

MASTER OF THE BOCCACCIO, The. In an
edition of a Latin work by Boccaccio, entitled
'De Casibus illustrium Virorum et Mulierum,'
published at the end of the 16th century, there
are nine engravings by an unknown Dutch artist,
which are superior to the works of Israel von
Meckenen or Martin Sohongauer. There is a copy
of this book in the British Museum, and another
in the Fitzwilliam Museum at Cambridge. See
essay by Mr. Sidney Colvin in ' L'Art,' No. 177.

MASTER OF THE CADUOEUS. See Barbaej.

MASTER G. A. with the CALTHROP, an
unknown engraver who flourished in the latter
part of the 14th century, and engraved architectural
ornaments.

MASTER OF THE CANDLESTICK. See Hopfek,
Jan.

MASTER OF THE COMPASS, an Italian en-
graver, of whom Brulliot mentions a ' Young Man
and Pedestal, and landscape in the background.'

MASTER OF THE CRAB, The, probably identical
with Fhans CRABBE, whom see.

MASTER OP THE DAYS of CREATION, The,
an engraver, worked probably about 1485, in the
Netherlands. He is known only by his plates of
the ' Seven Days of Creation,' three of which are
to be met with as under :

Berlin. Soyal Coll. The Fifth Day, with the creation

of the animals and birds.
Dresden. Cab. of ) The Second Day, with the fall of

Engravings, j Lucifer.
Wiirzhurg. The Day of Best.

MASTER OF THE DEATH of MARY, The,
who was instructed by the Master of the Holy
Family (so called from his painting principally
Holy Families), was a painter of Cologne. His
chief performance is in the Pinakothek at Munich ;
it represents ' The Death of the Virgin.' To this
painter, who may have died about 1530, are
attributed :

Dresden. Gallery. Two paintings representing the

Adoration of the Magi.
Stuttgart. Gallery. The Descent of the Holy Ghost.
Vienna. Belvedere. Mary with the Child and the
Eosary.
„ „ The Child with the Cherries, and

the Holy Family.
„ Academy. The same.

" -^'S^'iTwoportraits. 1538.

He had several disciples, among whom we know
by name only Bartolomaus de Bruyn, whose works
are dated up to 1566.

MASTER OP THE DIE, The, erroneously called
Beatricius, studied under Marc-Antonio, and
flourished in 1532 — 33. Among his plates we may
name:

The Portrait of Pope Julius III. ; very rare.
Joseph sold by his Brethren ; after Raphael.
Christ carrying the Cross.
Abraham and the three Angels ; after Titian.
Thirty-two plates of the Fable of Psyche and Apuleius ;
after Coxcie.



MASTER OF THE FIGHTING-COCKS. See

SOYE.

MASTER OF THE FLAGS, The, so called from
the scrolls with texts which occur in his plates. He
flourished about 1464. There are by him :

An Alphabet. 1464. (A specimen of a portion of this
is to be seen at the Vienna Court Library, and of the
remainder in the Dresden Cabinet, where also are the
following) :

The Annunciation.
The Family of St. Anne.
Samson and Delilah.
Christ and St. Christopher.

MASTER OP THE KEY. See Cobona, Jacob
Lucius.

MASTER OF THE KNOT. See Garnieb, Noel.

MASTER of LEISBORN, The, is the name
given to an unidentified artist of Westphalia, who
was painting in the year 1465 for the Benedictine
abbey of Leisbom, near Munster. He was the
most important of the Westphalian masters of the
15th century. His principal work was the 'Cruci-
fixion ' which hung over the high altar of the
second convent church at Leisborn. It was sold
and divided on the establishment of the kingdom
of Westphalia by Napoleon in 1807. Some of
the pieces have disappeared, but a good many are
still in existence. Two panels, each with three
saints, are in the National Gallery. They are
painted on canvas primed with gesso, and stretched
over panels.

MASTER of the LOCUST, The, was so called
from the locust which accompanies his monogram
on a plate of the ' Holy Family,' which was copied
by Albreoht Diirer, Israel von Meckenen, and
Marc-Antonio, with the omission of the monk
and the book at the feet of Mary. He has also
left a ' Madonna and Child,' and a few scenes from
a ' Dance of Death.'

MASTER of the LYVERSBERG PASSION,
The, is so called from a series of pictures which are
now in the Wallraf Richartz Museum at Cologne,
but were formerly in the possession of Councillor
Lyversberg. They were painted between 146.3
and 1490. A series of scenes from the life of the
Virgin at Munich are, however, of greater merit
than these title works. The Munich Gallery pos-
sesses a large number of pictures by this master
and his scholars. He was formerly erroneously
identified with Israel von Meckenen and the Meister
von Werden. In a ' Presentation in the Temple '
the National Gallery possesses a good example of
(118 d.rt

MASTER WITH the NAME of JESUS, The, was
an engraver who flourished at Rome between 1556
and 1572. Among his plates are :

The going out of Noah from the Ark.

The Annunciation.

The Holy Family.

Virgin and Child.

Diana and Actseon.

Pan and Pomona.

View of the Coliseum.

MASTER OF the PACK of CARDS, The, a
clever artist who engraved a pack of twenty-flve
cards with figures of Christ, of the Madonna, and
of various animals.

MASTER OP THE PICKLOCK. See Thufel.

MASTER OF the RAT-TRAP. See Dati.

MASTER OF THE SHUTTLE. See Koln, Johann

VON.

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MASTER OF THE SIBYL, The, was an engraver
of some ability who has left seven plates, the best
of which are :

The Sibylla Tiburtina before Augustus.
The Virgin Reading.
A Chess-player.

MASTER OP THE SIGNS of ST. ANTHONY.
See Anthoniszoon, Cornelis.

MASTER OF THE SPARROW. See Passerotti.

MASTER OF THE STAR. See Star van Dirk.

MASTER OF THE TAROTS, The, engraved
seventy-two excellent card-plates. He was a native
of Cologne, and flourished from about 1461 to 1483.

MASTER OF THE TREFOIL. See Thdfel.

MASTER OF THE TWELVE APOSTLES, The,
the painter of a picture of the twelve apostles,
now in the old Pinakothek at Munich, where it is
classed in the school of the Master of the Lyvers-
berg Passion.

MASTER OF THE TWO CROSSED ANCHORS,
an unknown engraver to whom the date 1672 is
assigned.

MASTER OF THE UNICORN. See Duvet,
Jean.

MASTER OF WERDEN, an old German histori-
cal painter, who flourished about 1480. He is so
called because many of his works were painted
for the abbey of Werden near Dusseldorf .

MASTER OF THE WINE- VAT. See Weiner,
Hans.

MASTROLEO, Giuseppe, painter, was a native
of Naples and pupil of P. de Matteis. He painted
historical pictures, and died in 1744.

MASTURZO, Maezio, a native of Naples,
flourished about 1670. He was a pupil of A.
Falcone and Salvator Rosa, and accompanied the
latter to Rome. He painted landscapes, battles,
and historical subjeote.

MASUCCI, Agostino, was born at Rome in 1691,
and was the last scholar of Carlo Maratti. The
subjects he usually treated were, for the most part,
Holy Families and scenes from the life of the Virgin.
Of his works in the churches and public edifices at
Rome, the best, perhaps, are his ' St. Anna ' in the
church Al Nome di Maria, and a ' Holy Family '
in Santa Maria Maggiore. But his most consider-
able work is his ' St. Bonaventura,' at Urbino.
He also executed a number of works for the King
of Portugal. He died in 1758. J. Beham, J.
Frey, and others have engraved after him. His
son and pupil Lorenzo died in 1772.

MATARANA, BartolomA, a Spanish painter of
Valencia, who flourished early in the 17th century,
and is known only by his frescoes in the college
chapel of Corpus Christi, representing various
biblical and legendary histories. Matarana re-
ceived for the whole 5879 crowns. Oean Ber-
mudez praises his colouring.

MATENARE, Jacques, a French historical
painter, who was born at St. Omer, and died in
1577.

MATEOS, Jean, a Spanish painter who
flourished in 1665, and was one of the founders
of the Academy of Seville.

MATH AM, Adriaen, the third son and a pupil
of Jacobus Matham, was born at Haarlem, prob-
ably about 1608. In 1640 he visited Morocco
in the suite of an embassy from the States of
Holland, and did some work there. Five plates
representing episodes of the reception are extant.
An account of the journey is in the library at

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Vienna. Between 1624 and 1627 Matham was at
Haarlem, but in 1646 he was settled at the Hague,
and a member of the St. Luke's Guild there. He
worked entirely with the graver, in a style
resembling that of J. de Qheyn the elder. The
following are his best prints : — •
portraits.

James Graham, Marquis of Montrose.

Peter Bor Christiaensz, Historiaa ; after F. Hals.

D. Sibrandiis Sixtius Oistervirius ; after N. Moyaeii.

SUBJECT pictures.
The Golden Age ; after H. Goltzius. 1620.
An old Man caressing a Woman, to whom he presents

his Purse ; after the same.
Two Beggars, the Man playing on a Viol, the Woman

singing ; after A. van der Venne.
A Combat of six grotesque Figures ; after the same.

MATHAM, Jacobus, a Dutch engraver, who was
also a painter and designer, was bom at Haarlem
in 1571. He was the son-in-law of Hendrik Golt-
zius, by whom he was instructed in the art ; and,
by his advice, went to Italy, where he engraved
several plates after the works of the most eminent
Italian masters. On his return to Holland he
worked under the eye of Goltzius, and executed a
great variety of prints, after the ablest painters of
the Low Countries. In 1600 he entered the Guild,
of which in 1605 he became the president. He
died at Haarlem in 1631. He worked entirely
with the graver. He sometimes marked his prints
with Math. Inu., J. Math, inv., Af /e., or a mono-
gram. He painted the portraits of Dukes Wilhelm
and Johann Wilhelm of Cleve, both of which were
engraved by Swanebui-g. The following are his
principal engravings :

portraits.

Philip William, Prince of Orange ; after M. Mierevelt.

Henry of Nassau, Prince of Orange. 1610.

Bust of Philip Winghius, inscribed Renricus Goltzius

Amicities ergo deli'mahat Rovke.
' Michel Angelus Buonarrotus.'
Abraham Bloemaert ; after Paul Moreelse.

SUBJECTS AFTER ITALIAN MASTERS.
The Holy Family, with St. Anne ; after Raphael.
Mount Parnassus, with ApoUo and the Muses; after

the same.
The Holy Family, with St. Catharine; after Titian.

1592.
The Alliance of Venus with Bacchus and Ceres ; after

the same.
The Visitation of the Virgin ; after Salviati.
Christ washing the Feet of His Disciples ; after Taddeo

Zuccaro.
Christ praying on the Mount ; after the same.
The Nativity ; after the same.
The Assumption of the Virgin ; after the same.
The Adoration of the Kings ; after Fed. Zuccaro.
Christ curing the Sick ; after the same.
Christ raising the Widow's Son ; after the same.
The Visitation of the Virgin ; after Paolo Veronese.

SUBJECTS AFTER GOLTZIUS.
The Fall of our first Parents.
The Visitation of the Virgin to St. Elizabeth.
The Crucifixion, with the Virgin and St. John.
Christ appearing to Magdalene. 1602.
Christ with the Disciples at Emmaus.
The Loves of the Gods, Jupiter and Europa, Apollo

and Leucothoe, Mars and Venus, and Hercules and

Deianira ; four plates.
Perseus and Andromeda. 1597.
The Four Seasons ; in four circular plates. 1589.
Faith, Hope, and Charity. 1590.
The seven Cardinal Virtues ; in seven plates.
The seven Mortal Sins ; in seven plates.
The Type of Human life ; in three plates. 1592; scarce.



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SUBJECTS AFTER GERMAN AND DUTCH MASTERS.
Abraham sending away Hagar; after Ah. Bloemaert,
The Annunciation ; after the same.
The Adoration of the Shepherds ; after the same.
Jupiter and Danae ; after the same.
Cupid and Psyche ; after the same.
Samson and Delilah ; after Eulens.
The dead Christ, with the Marys ; after Jer. Franck.
The Crucifixion ; after Albrecht Diirer ; scarce.
Venus asleep, surprised by Satyrs ; after Eottenhamer.
A set of five prints of Fruit-pieces, and the luteriors
of Kitchens; after Fieter A arisen ; scarce.

MATHAM, Jan, painter, was the son of Jacobus
Matham, and was born at Haarlem. He was a
member of the Guild of St. Luke in 1628, and
died young in 1643.

MATHAM, Thbodor, the second son and pupil
of Jacobus Matham, was born at Haarlem in 1669.
After engraving a few plates in his own country
he went to Italy, where he entered the school of
Comelis Bloemaert ; in conjunction with Michiel
Natalia, Renier de Persyn, and others, he engraved
the statues in the Palazzo Giustiniani. On his
return to Holland he engraved a variety of plates,
principally portraits, which are executed with the
graver, occasionally assisted with the point. As a
painter he worked for the Duke of Savoy at one of
his palaces near Turin. He died about 1677. He
usually signed his plates with his initials T. M.,
with the addition of fecit or sculpsit. We have
the following prints by him :

PORTRAITS.
Michel le Blon, Agent to the Crown of Sweden ; after

Van Dycle.
Joost van de Vondel, Dutch Poet ; after Sandrart.
D. Gerardus Vossius, Cauonicus Cantuarieusis ; aftei'

Sandrart.
Philip 'William, Count Palatine of the Bhine ; after

J. Spilherg.
Wolfgang William, Count Palatine ; after the same.

SUBJECTS.
The Virgin and Infant, with St. John ; after Bassano.
The Holy Family ; after J. SandraH.
Diana and Acteon ; Th. Matham fee.
The Descent from the Cross, with the Marys, St. John,
and Joseph of Arimathea ; after Gerardus Leydanus ;
fine.
MATHEI, Paul de. See Matthai.
MATHES, Christoph Georg, (Matthes,) a
painter and engraver, born at Berlin in 1738. He
was a pupil of B. Rode, and painted portraits,
landscapes, and architectural views. He engraved :
The Prodigal Son ; after Dietrich.
Portrait of P. P. Werner.

MATHES, NicoLAUS Christian, (Matthes,) en-
graver and draughtsman, was born at Hamburg in
1729. He went to Nuremberg and married a niece



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