Charles I (1600–1649) - by Anthony van Dyck 17th C New form of portraiture posed aristocrats in settings of Classical columns and shimmering curtains to convey status. Capture figure in arrested movement less like pose. Very flattering portryal of patrons. Head to body ration is one to seven (versus one to six) to elongate.
Anthony van Dyck (Flemish, 1599–1641). James Stuart (1612–1655), Duke of Richmond and Lennox, ca. 1634–35. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Marquand Collection, Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1889 (89.15.16) #dogs