Anthony Van Dyck: Thomas Howard, the Earl of Arundel
During his first visit to London, Anthony van Dyck produced his portrait of Thomas Howard. It marked the beginning of van Dyck's brilliant international career. Thomas Howard, a prominent member of the court of James I, was to become one of the greatest and most enlightened collectors and patrons England has ever known. In this probing study, White provides a history both of Howard, and of van Dyck, whose canvases established the grand tradition of portraiture both in England and on the Continent. This volume in the Getty Museum Studies in Art series offers not only a complete study of a great painting but also a primer on how great collections are formed and great careers are launched.
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2nd Earl Aletheia ambassador Anthony van Dyck Antwerp Arun Arundel Castle Arundel House Arundel's collection Bellori Brown note 43 Burlington Magazine Charles circa collectors commissioned contemporary Countess of Arundel death drawings Duke of Buckingham Duke of Norfolk Dyck's Earl of Arundel earl's Elizabeth England English court engraved executed favor Francesco Vercellini Fruytiers Gliick H.M. The Queen Hague head Hendrick van Balen Henry Hervey note Howarth note Howartli Inigo Jones Italian Italy James Jan Vermoelen king king's later letter London Lord Millar note 64 National Gallery note 9 Oil on canvas Oil on panel Oxford painter patrons Peter Paul Rubens Philip Fruytiers picture portrait of Arundel portraiture Prince of Liechtenstein Prince of Wales record reign Rubens figure Rubens's Saint sculpture Sir Dudley Carleton sitter style Thomas Howard three-quarter-length Titian Vaduz Venetian Venus and Adonis Washington note 40 Wenceslaus Hollar young Van Dyck