Christopher Wright is convinced that a painting of Spanish Infanta Isabella Clara de Eugenia, which he purchased for £65 in 1970 is an Anthony van Dyck original.
Underpinning this exhibition of work from the collection of the executed king is a focused arrangement that allows the political events of the time to be told through the narrative of the collection’s history.
Van Dyck: The Anatomy of Portraiture, currently at the Frick Collection, provides a window onto how the premier Baroque portrait style came together in the busy studio of a gifted, if short-lived, painter.
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Antiques Roadshow has done it again! The British TV program has uncovered an exceptional art find: an original portrait by Anthony van Dyck.
Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities has released the final list of the historic objects that have gone missing from the Egyptian Museum since the January 25th revolution began … while in Spain, a museum finds a van Dyck in its basement.