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Anthony Van Dyck : a life, 1599-1641

Author: Robin Blake
Publisher: London : Constable, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Anthony Van Dyck was born in Antwerp in 1599. On the four-hundredth anniversary of his birth Robin Blake provides the fullest narrative of Van Dyck's life and personality ever to appear in English. This new biography re-evaluates the man not only as a remarkably individual portraitist, but as a fully-rounded baroque artist of memorable power." "This is an account of the public and private life of an unusually  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Anthony Van Dyck; Anthony van Dyck, Sir; Anthony Van Dyck; Anthon Van Dyck
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Blake
ISBN: 009479720X 9780094797208
OCLC Number: 40883080
Description: xii, 435 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: I. Antoon (1599-1619) --
II. Antonio (1620-31) --
III. Sir Anthony (1632-41).
Responsibility: Robin Blake.

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Van Dyck was famed for his portraits but less well known as a brilliant and innovative religious and narrative painter. Blake has traced the painter's life through his work, resulting in a fresh look  Read more...

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