Marten Pepijn (1575 – 1643)

Related Artist: Sir Anthony Van Dyck (1599 - 1641)

Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

KMSKA - - Hugo Maertens Marten Pepijn (1575 – 1643)

The painting is inscribed top left: Me Pictorem, Pictor Pinxit/D. Ant. van Dyck Eqves illvstris; top right: Ao. D. 1632. / AET. ME LVIII (translated by Joost Vander Auwera as ‘Me a painter a painter painted/ Sir Ant. van Dyck illustrious a knight – In the year of the Lord 1632 when I was 58 years old).

Marten Pepijn was an Antwerp painter who specialised in religious scenes.

Recent Literature & Notes

Susan J. Barnes, Nora de Poorter, Oliver Millar, Horst Vey, Van Dyck. A Complete Catalogue of the Paintings, Yale University Press, 2004, p. 341, no. III. 16 


62.2 x 48.6 cm extended on all sides to 74 x 59.1 cm

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Examined in

February 2020

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The images are shown to illustrate the project’s ongoing work in gathering art historical information and scientific data on panel paintings related to Jacques Jordaens and Sir Anthony Van Dyck. For published attributions, please refer to the recent literature and notes where applicable