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Sir Anthony Van Dyck (1599-1641), Painter

Sitter associated with 28 portraits
Artist associated with 996 portraits
Van Dyck was a Flemish artist who became the leading court painter in England. He is most famous for his portraits of Charles I of England and his family and court. His elegant likenesses were much in demand in the Low Countries as well as in Italy and England. His mythological and religious scenes were also admired and profoundly influenced later generations of artists. At the age of ten, Van Dyck was apprenticed to Hendrik van Balen, a successful Antwerp painter. His early work emulated Rubens, the most prominent artist in Antwerp at the time and, by 1620, Van Dyck was working in Rubens' studio. Appointed court painter by Charles I of England in 1632, he was knighted later the same year.

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267

Five Children of King Charles I

after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
oil on canvas, 17th century (1637)
NPG 267

603

Inigo Jones

after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
oil on canvas, feigned oval
NPG 603

3128

Inigo Jones

after an engraving by Robert van Voerst, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
brown wash
NPG 3128

287

Algernon Percy, 10th Earl of Northumberland

reduced copy after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
oil on canvas
NPG 287

227

Henrietta Maria

after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
oil on canvas, (circa 1632-1635)
NPG 227

1077

Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford

after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
oil on canvas, (circa 1633)
NPG 1077

2960

Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford

after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
oil on canvas, (circa 1633)
On display at Lyme Park, Stockport
NPG 2960

5727

Venetia, Lady Digby

by Sir Anthony Van Dyck
oil on canvas, circa 1633-1634
On display in Room 6 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5727

843

King Charles I

after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
oil on canvas, (circa 1635-1636)
On display at Banqueting House, London
NPG 843

2137

King Charles I

after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
oil on canvas, (circa 1635-1637)
NPG 2137

1906

King Charles I

after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
oil on canvas, (circa 1635-1637)
NPG 1906

892

Thomas Killigrew

after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
oil on canvas, (circa 1635)
NPG 892

1489

Philip Herbert, 4th Earl of Pembroke

reduced copy after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
oil on canvas, (circa 1635-1640)
NPG 1489

90

James Stanley, 7th Earl of Derby

after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
oil on canvas, feigned oval, (circa 1636-1637)
NPG 90

171

William Laud

after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
oil on canvas, (circa 1636)
On display in Room 5 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 171

4531

Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford

studio of Sir Anthony Van Dyck
oil on canvas, circa 1636
On display in Room 5 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4531

5705

King Charles II

studio of Sir Anthony Van Dyck
oil on canvas, circa 1638
NPG 5705

5964

Lord George Stuart, 9th Seigneur of Aubigny

by Sir Anthony Van Dyck
oil on canvas, circa 1638
On display in Room 5 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5964