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Van Dyck   /væn daɪk/   Listen
Van Dyck

Flemish painter of numerous portraits (1599-1641).  Synonyms: Anthony Vandyke, Sir Anthony Vandyke, Vandyke.

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"Van Dyck" Quotes from Famous Books

... the avowed intention of seeking a fortune, which he certainly gained, in addition to unexpected celebrity. He died in 1735, and is buried at Chiswick. Afterwards, William Penn, the founder of Pennsylvania, was a tenant of Holland House; the name of Van Dyck has also been mentioned in this connection, but there is not sufficient evidence to make it more ...
— The Kensington District - The Fascination of London • Geraldine Edith Mitton

... Malines seemed secure. To the Belgians this was a historic triumph. Famous for its manufacture of lace under the name of Mechlin, almost every street contained some relic of architectural interest. The Cathedral of St. Rombaut, the seat of a cardinal archbishop, held upon its walls some of Van Dyck's masterpieces. Margaret of Austria had held court ...
— The Story of the Great War, Volume II (of VIII) - History of the European War from Official Sources • Various

... furniture, antique, of large flat, comprising pieces by Sheraton, Chippendale, Boule, etc. Paintings by Greuze, Murillo, Van Dyck, also modern masters. Pottery, Chinese, Sevres, old English, etc. A collection of 500 pieces of early pewter, etc., etc., etc. The whole ...
— The Sins of Severac Bablon • Sax Rohmer

... were worth seeing. There were a Holbein, a Van Dyck, three Gainsboroughs, and two from the brush of Reynolds among them, and, so soon as she had learned of their existence, Adele had evinced an eagerness to be shown ...
— Berry And Co. • Dornford Yates

... he received a letter from Dr. W. Van Dyck, Lecturer in Zoology at the Protestant College of Beyrout. The letter showed that the street dogs of Beyrout had been rapidly mongrelised by introduced European dogs, and the facts have an interesting bearing on my father's ...
— The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume II • Francis Darwin

Words linked to "Van Dyck" :   vandyke, old master, Sir Anthony Vandyke, Anthony Vandyke

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