"Children Of Charles I"
by Sir Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641).
Van Dyck was born in Antwerp and became an independent painter in 1615. His reputation reached the ears of Charles I of England. His success in England was rapid. He painted portraits of King Charles, Queen Henrietta, the king's children, and countless personages at court in addition to images of himself and his mistress, Margaret Lemon. In July 1632, he was knighted, and in 1633 elected painter to the king. Some scholars call him the founder of the English school of painting. Van Dyck was also known for painting portraits of people having short, pointed beards.
Anthony van Dyck died in 1641 in London, and was buried in St. Paul's Cathedral.
died in 1641 in London, and was buried in St. Paul's Cathedral.
The painting “Children of Charles I” was done in 1635 and now is at Windsor Castle, Royal Collection, England.
This is a beautiful antique gravure of 1901. This print was taken from an antique art folio set which was published in 1901 from the original works.
In excellent condition with light age toning. It was stored flat and never been framed.