Flemish master Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641) was a prolific court portraitist, best known for his memorable depictions of the British royal family: from the doomed Charles I (who would later be deposed and executed) with his wife Queen Henrietta Maria to the couple’s children including the future monarchs Charles II (in the center […]
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An excerpt from Through an Artist’s Eyes: Learning to Live Creatively, chapter on Creative Routines. The hours can loom ahead if you find yourself confined….Boredom, restlessness, even despair can result, negatively affecting your overall perspective and self-esteem. Yet, even the most mundane task can be a source of artistry. Or, as the painter Georgia O’Keeffe once observed, you […]
Flemish artist Jacob van Hulsdonck (1582-1647) was an early still life painter, specializing in the art of food.
I’m returning soon. Here is an unforgettable bouquet by Flemish artist Jans Frans van Dael (1764-1840).
Baroque artist Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641) might have been Flemish (born in Antwerp in modern day Belgium), but he is usually best known as court painter to the British court. His portraits of the royal family, particularly of the doomed King Charles I (deposed and executed by his subjects in 1649), are often outstanding examples […]