Like Durer, Rembrandt and Goya, Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641) made a key contribution to the art of printmaking. He was himself a talented etcher, and prints after his paintings were cut by the best engravers of his day. Yet, to date, his printmaking has suffered from undeserved neglect. This book discusses Van Dyck's first acquaintance with the medium in Rubens's workshop and illuminates the genesis of the" Iconography," a portrait gallery of illustrious contemporaries. All his etchings are catalogued together with ...

Anthony Van Dyck as Printmaker 1999, Rizzoli International Publications

ISBN-13: 9780847822355

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