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Sir Anthony van Dyck

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Sir Anthony van Dyck Biography

Anthony van Dyck (Antonis van Dijck) is one of the greatest Flemish painters. He was born on the 23rd of March, 1599 in Antwerp, 7th child in the family of a well-to-do silk merchant Frans van Dyck. After the early death of his mother he, at the age of 10, was sent to be trained by painter Hendrick van Balen in his workshop. In 1615, he already had his own workshop and an apprentice. In 1618, he was accepted as a full member of the Lucas Guild of painters.

Sir Anthony van Dyck 95 Most Important Paintings and Artworks

Sir Anthony van Dyck Bibliography

Painting of Europe. XIII-XX centuries. Encyclopedic Dictionary. Moscow. Iskusstvo. 1999.

Van Dyck: 1599-1641 by Christopher Brown (Editor), Hans Vlieghe, Anthony Van Dyck. Rizzoli International Publications, 1999.

Anthony Van Dyck by Alfred Moir, Anthony Van Dyck. Harry N Abrams, 1994.

Van Dyck: A Complete Catalogue of Paintings by Horst Vey, Susan J. Barnes, Nora De Poorter, Oliver Millar. Paul Mellon Center, 2003.

Van Dyck at the Wallace Collection by Jo Hedley. Wallace Collection, 1999.

Van Dyck and the Representation of Dress in Seventeenth-Century Portraiture by E. Gordenker. Brepols Publishers, 2002.

Anthony Van Dyck as Printmaker by Carl Depauw, Ger Luijten. Rizzoli, 1999.