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Van Dyck

[van dahyk; Flemish vahn dahyk] /væn ˈdaɪk; Flemish vɑn ˈdaɪk/
noun
1.
Sir Anthony, 1599–1641, Flemish painter.
Also, Vandyke.
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  • Van Dyck was never more than a prince; just an heir to the throne.

  • His influence, travelling on another road, extended as far as Van Dyck.

    Tintoretto Samuel Levy Bensusan
  • Rubens is gold, Van Dyck silver, and Jordaens blood and fire.

    The Spell of Belgium Isabel Anderson
  • Van Dyck painted cavaliers, and he himself belonged to that type.

    The Spell of Belgium Isabel Anderson
  • The large copy after Van Dyck of the family group is dated 1635.

  • His talents were so great that he was known as the Van Dyck franais.

  • Van Dyck was not, however, content simply to exercise his powers in this way.

    Van Dyck Percy M. Turner
  • Van Dyck has exercised more influence in England than abroad.

    Van Dyck Percy M. Turner
  • Reynolds appears to have worked more in emulation of Titian than Van Dyck.

    Van Dyck Percy M. Turner
  • He did not long survive Van Dyck, dying in 1646 at the early age of thirty-six.

    Van Dyck Percy M. Turner
British Dictionary definitions for Van Dyck

Van Dyck

/væn ˈdaɪk/
noun
1.
Sir Anthony. 1599–1641, Flemish painter; court painter to Charles I of England (1632–41). He is best known for his portraits of the aristocracy
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