Anthony Van Dyck (Antwerp 1599 - London 1641)

Study for the Head of Christ

Anthony Van Dyck (Antwerp 1599 - London 1641)

Study for the Head of Christ

circa 1620
52 x 38.5 x 0.5 cm (20 ¹/₂ x 15 ¹/₈ x 0 ¹/₄ inches)

PROVENANCE +

- Herzogliche Bildergalerie, Salzdhalum, 1776;
- Collection Holland, Braunschweig 1843;
- Collection Hörstel, Braunschweig;
- Collection Fritz Beyer, Berlin, 1929-31;
- Private collection Aachen, late 1950s.
 

LITERATURE +

- Beschreibung der Herzoglichen Bildergalerie zu Salzthalum, Braunschweig 1776, p.18, no.25;
- G.Parthey: Deutscher Bildersaal, 1863, vol.I, p.378, no.65;
- Gustav Glück (Klassiker der Kunst), 1931, p.527, no.69-71;
- Horst Vey: Van Dyck-Studien, 1958, pp.192, 206, no.39;
- Horst Vey, 1962, p.154;
- Barnes / de Poorter / Millar/ Vey: Van Dyck. A Complete Catalog, New Haven 2004 p.34, no. I.19.
 

EXPERTISE +

certificate by Professor Christopher Brown, University of Oxford

Anthony Van Dyck