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Sir Anthony Van Dyck

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1 July 1780 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Dickinson, William, born 1746 - died 1823 (engraver)
    Rubens, Peter Paul, born 1577 - died 1640 (artist)
    Dickinson & Watson (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:

    E.320-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 39

Physical description

Portrait, head and shoulders, facing half left and wearing a dark cloak with a white collar.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1 July 1780 (published)

Artist/maker

Dickinson, William, born 1746 - died 1823 (engraver)
Rubens, Peter Paul, born 1577 - died 1640 (artist)
Dickinson & Watson (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'P. P. Rubens Pinx. W. Dickinson Fecit. London. Publish'd July 1st. 1780, by Watson & Dickinson No.158, New Bond Street.'
Lettered with name of sitter and

Dimensions

Height: 34.9 cm, Width: 24.8 cm

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of Sir Anthony Van Dyck, mezzotint by William Dickinson after Peter Paul Rubens, 1780.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1959 . London: HMSO, 1964.
Smith, John Chaloner. British Mezzotinto Portraits. London: Henry Sotheran & Co., 1883.

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Artist; Cloak

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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