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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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3811

Eleanor ('Nell') Gwyn

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

D24197

Margaret Tudor

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

D26201

Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange

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

D28552

William I, Prince of Orange

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

D32760

King William III

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

D7749

King William III when Prince of Orange

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

D16279

John Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale

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

D10959

Eleanor ('Nell') Gwyn

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

D29331

Queen Mary II

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

D30663

Ortensia Mancini, Duchess of Mazarin

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

D10769

Ortensia Mancini, Duchess of Mazarin

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

D3937

Louise de Kéroualle, Duchess of Portsmouth

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

D3938

Louise de Kéroualle, Duchess of Portsmouth

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

D7757

Queen Mary II when Princess of Orange

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

D34729

Mary of Modena

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

D7866

King James II

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

D8660

Mary of Modena

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

D9220

King William III

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