Anthony van Dyck – “Portrait of Sir Kenelm Digby” – Netherlands – 1630

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ARTWORK: Striking portrait of Sir Kenelm Digby, from the UK (British). Artwork done by Anthony van Dyck, circa 1630.


ABOUT THE ARTIST:

Anthony van Dyck was a Flemish Baroque painter (The Netherlands). He lived during the 1600s and his “camera-like” self-portraits were in demand by the growing middle class in imperial Holland and the nobility too.