Alexander van Aken

1 portrait

Alexander van Aken, by Thomas Hudson, engraved 1748 - NPG 5299 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Alexander van Aken

by Thomas Hudson
oil on canvas, feigned oval, engraved 1748
29 5/8 in. x 25 in. (752 mm x 635 mm)
Purchased, 1980
Primary Collection
NPG 5299


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  • Alexander van Aken (1701-1757), Painter and engraver. Sitter in 3 portraits, Artist associated with 20 portraits.

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  • Thomas Hudson (1701-1779), Portrait painter and art collector. Artist associated with 182 portraits.

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This portrait of the artist holding his palette is an essay by Hudson in the Rembrandt manner.

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