Portrait of the Artist
Portrait of the Artist
Portrait of the Artist
Portrait of the Artist
Portrait of the Artist

Portrait of the Artist

After Anthony van Dyck (Flemish, 1599-1641)

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The Flemish painter Anthony van Dyck was one of the most successful portraitists of the 17th century. This painting is probably a copy after an original self-portrait of the artist. It may have been painted in England, where Van Dyck served as portraitist to the court of King Charles I. The graceful pose presents the artist as a gentleman, on a par with his aristocratic patrons.

Provenance research is on-going at the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields. Please contact Annette Schlagenhauff, Curator of European Art, at aschlagenhauff@discovernewfields.org if you have questions, or if you have additional information to share with us.

Object Information

artist
After Anthony van Dyck (Flemish, 1599-1641)
materials
oil on canvas
dimensions
24 x 19-3/4 in.
32-1/4 x 28-1/4 in. (framed)
accession number
C10079
credit line
Courtesy of The Clowes Fund
copyright
Public Domain
collection
European Painting and Sculpture Before 1800
colors

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