1634/35, Artist: Anthonis van Dyck
In November 1634 Filippo Francesco (1621–1653) and Carlo Emmanuele (1622–1695), sons of Sigismondo d’Este, arrived in the Netherlands as part of the retinue of the newly appointed Spanish Governor, Cardinal Infant Ferdinand. Van Dyck portrayed the princes in Brussels during his third Antwerp period, 1634-35. Their courtly Spanish attire emphasises the princes’ Catholic upbringing and has helped to refute the earlier identification of those depicted with the children of the Protestant “Winter King” Frederick V of Pfalz.
Anthonis van Dyck (1599 Antwerpen - 1641 London) - GND
175 x 95,5 cm
Framed: 201 x 122 x 10 cm
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, Gemäldegalerie
1730 documented in the gallery
Permalink (citable Link) to this page: www.khm.at/en/object/654/
This object is still without a Art Patron. Accept the patronage and make sure that this cultural treasure is preserved for future generations.
Your donation is a direct and sustainable contribution to the scientific documentation, research, restoration, and presentation of the artworks of the Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.