From the time he set up his first studio at the tender age of sixteen, Sir
Anthony Van Dyck (1599-1641) was a legend in the art world. Rubens, whom he
studied with as a child, said that he was his most talented pupil, and he went
on to spectacularly fulfill this promise with a career as a celebrated court
painter in England continue to recognize the sophistication and timeless
beauty of his works. In this fascinating compendium of Van Dyck's decades-long
career, Natalia Gritsai highlights the best of the artist's many masterpieces.