Nicolaas Rockox (1560 – 1640)

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

Museum Maagdenhuis, Antwerp, Belgium


Nicolaas Rockox was a rich merchant, patron of the arts and the nine-times Burgomaster of Antwerp.

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. 100, under no. I. 105, as a copy of the portrait of Rockox in The State Hermitage, St. Petersburg (oil on canvas, 122.5 x 117 cm, inv. no. 6922)

Axel Heinrich, Thomas Willeboirts Bosschaert (1613/14 – 1654), Ein Flämischer Nachfolger Van Dycks, Brepols, 2003, I, pp. 279-80, no. AP3*, as by Bosschaert.



42 x 32.1 cm

Inv. No.


Examined in

December 2019

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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