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Vandyke (Flem. Van Dyck), Sir Anthony

Vandyke (Flem. Van Dyck), Sir Anthony

a Flemish painter, was born in Aintwerp, March 22, 1599. He was the most illustrious pupil of Rubens. He visited England; thence went to Venice, Genoa, and Rome; returned to Anstwerp in 1627; settled in England in 1632, was knighted by Charles I in the same year, and granted a life pension of 200 in 1633. He excelled as a portrait painter, and executed many "crucifixions," "pietas," and historical pieces. He died in London, Dec. 9, 1641; See Carpenter, Memoir of Sir A.W Van Dyck (London, 1844).

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Vandyke (Flem. Van Dyck), Sir Anthony'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/v/vandyke-flem-van-dyck-sir-anthony.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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