Two studies of a Man’s Head - Anthony van Dyck - circa 1618 - 1619

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Two studies of a Man’s Head

Artist: 
Anthony van Dyck
Dated: 
circa 1618 - 1619
Material : 
oil painting on canvas, marouflaged on panel
Dimensions: 
54.0 cm x 40.0 cm
Inventory number: 
77.11
Museum:
Museum Rockoxhuis
Subcategory:
17th century
Type:
Painting

Van Dyck is an important portrait painter during the second quarter of the 17th Century. He possessed a talent primarily for capturing the essence of his characters. Because of his stay in England he exerted a strong influence on the portrait in the English painting of the 17th until the 19th Century.
Van Dyck had made this oil-painting sketch during his first Antwerp period. It is the study of a man’s head, from which he various times had painted Saint Jerome.