Wednesday, 27 June 2018

220) Anthony van Dyck

Sir Anthony van Dyck (1599 – 1641). Flemish Baroque artist who became the leading court painter in England, after enjoying great success in Italy and Flanders. He is most famous for his portraits of Charles I of England and his family and court.

- " Born Anthonis van Dyck to a wealthy cloth merchant in Antwerp in 1599, this red haired boy went on to become the next big painter in the Western world."

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