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Title Portrait of Isabella of Austria, Regent of the Low Countries (1566 - 1633)
Collection Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Artist After Dyck, Anthony van (Flemish painter, 1599-1641, active in England)
Date Earliest about 1700
Date Latest about 1800
Description This is a copy of a Van Dyck portrait of about 1627, itself a copy of an original by Rubens dating from about 1625, of which there are many versions. The Archduchess is represented, whole length, in the costume of the sisters of St Clare, which she wore after the death of her husband, the Archduke Albert, in 1621. This copy was made not earlier than the eighteenth century.
Current Accession Number 1934P686
Former Accession Number P.68634
Subject portrait (Isabella of Austria)
Measurements 153.7 x 102.2 cm cm (estimate)
Material oil on canvas
Acquisition Details Given by Alderman Oliver Morland 1934.
Publications Foreign Paintings in Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, A Summary Catalogue, 1983, no. 53, ill.
Rights Owner Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Author Dr Patricia Smyth
 

 

 

 

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