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Van Dyck: Portrait of Sir William Killigrew (custom print)
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          Artwork details

          Portrait of Sir William Killigrew, 1638
          Artist
          Sir Anthony Van Dyck
          Product code
          vandyc1501
          Artwork code
          T07896
          Artist code
          565
          Accepted by HM Government in lieu of tax with additional payment made with assistance from the Art Fund, the Patrons of British Art and Christopher Ondaatje 2002.

          Sir William Killigrew was a courtier to Charles I, and later, a playwright. Van Dyck depicts him as a meditative scholar, his gaze withdrawn from the viewer. He leans pensively against the base of a column, and the viewer’s attention is drawn to a ring tied with a ribbon to his black satin jacket – perhaps in allusion to, or in memory of, a loved one.

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          Artist details

          Sir Anthony van Dyck (1599–1641) was a Flemish Baroque artist who became the leading court painter in England, after enjoying great success in Italy and Flanders. He is most famous for his portraits, painted with a relaxed elegance that became the dominant influence on English portrait painting for the next 150 years.

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