Portrait of a Man

Related Artist: Anthony Van Dyck (1599 - 1641)


Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels, Belgium

Object details

Title

Portrait of a Man

Technique and support

Oil on panel

Dimensions

24.2 x 19.2 cm

Artist

Related artist

Anthony Van Dyck (1599 - 1641)

Most recent published attribution

Van Dyck [Royal Academy 1872]

Collection and provenance

Collection

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels, Belgium

Inv. no.

11.951

Provenance

probably, Sir Francis Grant, P. R. A.;
sale, Sotheby’s, London, 12 May 1954 (82), as the Marquis of Mirabelle, as by Van Dyck;
sale, Phillips, Son & Neale, London, 2 July 1996 (193), as studio of Van Dyck;
with Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd., London;
from whom bought by the museum, as Portrait of a Man, attributed to Pieter Thys the Elder (1624 -1677), 1997.

Literature

Literature

Royal Academy 1872, no. 220, as Van Dyck.

Consult the bibliography

Panel reverse

Cradled or uncradled

Uncradled but covered in labels

Labels

1. Old Royal Academy label
2. Museum label
3. Agnew’s label

Dendrochronology

Genus of wood

Oak

Number of planks

1

Plank no. 1

Tree rings: 138
Dated: AD 1475 – 1612
Felled: After AD 1622 (terminus post quem)
Origin: Poland/ Baltic states

Planks of the same tree

-

Date of investigation

13 December 2017

Dendro report no.

BR010/2017

Remarks

Remark

Currently exhibited in the museum as a Self-Portrait of Pieter Thys, a different subject and artist have recently been identified, which will be published in Issue 2 of the Jordaens Van Dyck Journal

Author

Drs. Justin Davies

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