The Man, the Artist and his Influence

An introduction to Sir Anthony van Dyck by Catharine MacLeod, Curator of Seventeenth-Century Portraits.


Van Dyck’s Self-portrait in the Collection

A closer look at the final self-portrait by "the father of British self-portraiture".

The Conservation of the Painting

Conservators Richard Hallas and Nicole Ryder prepare Van Dyck's final self-portrait for its nationwide tour.

The Frame and its Conservation

Jacob Simon and Stuart Ager consider the portrait's extraordinary frame, explaining its significance and…