Also on these boards
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.
Virgin and Child with Saint Catherine of Alexandria Anthony van Dyck (Flemish, 1599–1641) Oil on canvas A Virgin and Child with Saint Catherine by van Dyck was sent to Charles I of England as a New Year's gift in 1632, and another was sent to Holland at the same time. It has been suggested that the present picture was one of these two paintings.