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Van Dyck : the anatomy of portraiture / Stijn Alsteens and Adam Eaker ; with contributions by An Van Camp, Xavier F. Salomon, and Bert Watteeuw.

Alsteens, Stijn, (author.). Eaker, Adam, (author.). Van Camp, An, 1979- (contributor.). Salomon, Xavier F., 1979- (contributor.). Watteeuw, Bert, (contributor.). Van Dyck, Anthony, 1599-1641 Works. Selections. (Added Author). Frick Collection, (issuing body,, host institution.).
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Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 759.9493 ALSTEENS (Text) 33946003140568 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780300212051
  • ISBN: 0300212054
  • ISBN: 9780912114644
  • ISBN: 0912114649
  • Physical Description: xi, 307 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: New York : The Frick Collection ; [2016]

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General Note:
"This catalogue is published in conjunction with the exhibition "Van Dyck: The Anatomy of Portraiture," on view at the Frick Collection from March 2 through June 5, 2016"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-297) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
A portraitist's progress / Stijn Alsteens -- A taste for Van Dyck / Adam Eaker -- Catalogue. First Antwerp period ; Italian period ; Second Antwerp period ; The Iconographie and other early portrait prints after Van Dyck ; English period ; Portrait drawings by Van Dyck's contemporaries.
Summary, etc.:
This landmark volume is a comprehensive survey of the portrait drawings, paintings, and prints of Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641), one of the most celebrated portraitists of all time. His supremely elegant style and ability to convey a sense of a sitter's inner life made him a favored portraitist among high-ranking figures and royalty across Europe, as well as among his fellow artists and art enthusiasts. Showcasing the full range of Van Dyck's fascinating international career with more than 100 works, this catalogue celebrates the artist{OCLCbr#19}s versatility, inventiveness, and influential approach to portraiture. Works include preparatory drawings and oil sketches that shed light on Van Dyck's working process, prints that allowed his work to reach a wider audience, and grand painted portraits. Some of the masterpieces are drawn from the exceptional holdings of The Frick Collection, while other works are presented here for the first time. Also included are drawings by some of Van Dyck's contemporaries - including his teacher Peter Paul Rubens - that illuminate the lineage of his working method. With insightful contributions by a team of international scholars, this unparalleled study of Van Dyck offers a compelling case for the distinctiveness and importance of the artist's work.
Subject: Van Dyck, Anthony, 1599-1641 > Exhibitions.
Portraits, European > 17th century > Exhibitions.
Dyck, Anton van, 1599-1641.
Genre: Exhibition catalogs.

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