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DYCK, Sir Anthony Van

DYCK, Sir Anthony Van Porrtrait of the Sculptor Duquesnoy  fgh oil painting on canvas
Porrtrait of the Sculptor Duquesnoy fgh
Painting ID::  6530
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DYCK, Sir Anthony Van Porrtrait of the Sculptor Duquesnoy  fgh oil painting on canvas



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  DYCK, Sir Anthony Van
  Flemish Baroque Era Painter, 1599-1641 Flemish painter and draughtsman, active also in Italy and England. He was the leading Flemish painter after Rubens in the first half of the 17th century and in the 18th century was often considered no less than his match. A number of van Dyck's studies in oil of characterful heads were included in Rubens's estate inventory in 1640, where they were distinguished neither in quality nor in purpose from those stocked by the older master. Although frustrated as a designer of tapestry and, with an almost solitary exception, as a deviser of palatial decoration, van Dyck succeeded brilliantly as an etcher. He was also skilled at organizing reproductive engravers in Antwerp to publish his works, in particular The Iconography (c. 1632-44), comprising scores of contemporary etched and engraved portraits, eventually numbering 100, by which election he revived the Renaissance tradition of promoting images of uomini illustri. His fame as a portrait painter in the cities of the southern Netherlands, as well as in London, Genoa, Rome and Palermo, has never been outshone;
  Porrtrait of the Sculptor Duquesnoy fgh
  1627-29 Oil on canvas, 77,5 x 61 cm Mus??es Royaux des Beaux-Arts, Brussels

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