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Jul 12

Arts Everyday Living: The Art of the Portrait—The Doomed King Times Three

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THE ART OF THE PORTRAIT

THE DOOMED KING

 

 

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Anthony van Dyck, Charles I in Three Postions (Triple Portrait), 1635-1636, oil on canvas, Royal Collection, London, UK

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King of England, Scotland, and Ireland (1600-1649). His power struggles with Parliament resulted in the English Civil War (1642-1648) in which Charles was defeated.  He was tried for treason and beheaded in 1649.

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Flemish Baroque artist Sir Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641) is best remembered for his striking portraits of the ill-fated King Charles I and family including Queen Consort Henrietta Maria below.

And for Van Dyck’s Self-Portrait, click:

The Artist and the Sunflower

The images in this blog are used solely for educational purposes and in the U.S. public domain.

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Anthony van Dyck, Princess Henrietta Maria of France and Queen Consort of England, 1636-1638, oil on canvas, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA

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