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Gerard Valck

(1651 or 1652-1726)

Artist associated with 32 portraits
Gerard Valck was a Dutch mezzotint engraver and publisher. His earliest dated mezzotint, Sleeping Cupid (1677), is after a painting by Guido Reni. Valck's sixty-seven engravings and mezzotints were mostly based on designs by other artists, for example Peter Lely, Gérard de Lairesse and Philipp Tidemann. They were often published by Valck himself. In Amsterdam, he worked in partnership with his brother-in-law Pieter Schenck and later with his son Leonardus Valck. Valck's publications include atlases, separate maps and printed globes, as well as series of prints with views of houses belonging to the Orange-Nassau family, trades and professions, fountains, chimneys and birds.

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Eleanor ('Nell') Gwyn, by Gerard Valck, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG 3811

Eleanor ('Nell') Gwyn

by Gerard Valck, after Sir Peter Lely
line engraving
NPG 3811

Margaret Tudor, by Gerard Valck, after  Adriaen van der Werff - NPG D24197

Margaret Tudor

by Gerard Valck, after Adriaen van der Werff
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D24197

Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange, by Gerard Valck, after  Adriaen van der Werff - NPG D26201

Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange

by Gerard Valck, after Adriaen van der Werff
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D26201

William I, Prince of Orange, by Gerard Valck, after  Adriaen van der Werff - NPG D28552

William I, Prince of Orange

by Gerard Valck, after Adriaen van der Werff
line engraving, late 17th to early 18th century
NPG D28552

King William III, by Gerard Valck, published by  Nicolaes Visscher II, after  Unknown artist - NPG D32760

King William III

by Gerard Valck, published by Nicolaes Visscher II, after Unknown artist
line engraving, 1670s-1680s
NPG D32760

King William III when Prince of Orange, by Gerard Valck, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D7749

King William III when Prince of Orange

by Gerard Valck, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, probably late 17th century
NPG D7749

John Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale, by Gerard Valck - NPG D16279

John Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale

by Gerard Valck
line engraving, late 17th or early 18th century
NPG D16279

Eleanor ('Nell') Gwyn, by Gerard Valck, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D10959

Eleanor ('Nell') Gwyn

by Gerard Valck, after Sir Peter Lely
line engraving, circa 1673
NPG D10959

Queen Mary II, by Gerard Valck, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D29331

Queen Mary II

by Gerard Valck, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, 1678
NPG D29331

Ortensia Mancini, Duchess of Mazarin, by Gerard Valck, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D30663

Ortensia Mancini, Duchess of Mazarin

by Gerard Valck, after Sir Peter Lely
line engraving, 1678
NPG D30663

Ortensia Mancini, Duchess of Mazarin, by Gerard Valck, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D10769

Ortensia Mancini, Duchess of Mazarin

by Gerard Valck, after Sir Peter Lely
line engraving, 1678
NPG D10769

Louise de Kéroualle, Duchess of Portsmouth, by Gerard Valck, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D3937

Louise de Kéroualle, Duchess of Portsmouth

by Gerard Valck, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, 1678
NPG D3937

Louise de Kéroualle, Duchess of Portsmouth, by Gerard Valck, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D3938

Louise de Kéroualle, Duchess of Portsmouth

by Gerard Valck, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, 1678
NPG D3938

Queen Mary II when Princess of Orange, by and published by Gerard Valck, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D7757

Queen Mary II when Princess of Orange

by and published by Gerard Valck, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, 1680
NPG D7757

Mary of Modena, by and published by Gerard Valck, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D34729

Mary of Modena

by and published by Gerard Valck, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, circa 1685-1688
NPG D34729

King James II, by Gerard Valck, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D7866

King James II

by Gerard Valck, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, circa 1685-1688
NPG D7866

Mary of Modena, by and published by Gerard Valck, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D8660

Mary of Modena

by and published by Gerard Valck, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, circa 1685-1688
NPG D8660

King William III, by Gerard Valck, after  Unknown artist - NPG D9220

King William III

by Gerard Valck, after Unknown artist
mezzotint, 1689 or after
NPG D9220

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