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Portrait of an unknown Gentleman, c.1630 

Sir Anthony Van Dyck (1599-1641)

Portrait of an unknown Gentleman, c.1630, Sir Anthony Van Dyck
Oil on canvas
17th Century
54 1/2 x 43 inches 138.4 x 109.2 cm
Collection of Sir John Charles Robinson (1824-1913), London. His sale, Christie's, 19 April 1902, Lot.34 (as by B. Van Der Helst); bt. S.T.Smith 162 / 15. Private Collection, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Parke-Bernet, New York, 26 Janua
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The Continental costume of this unidentified sitter suggests that he may have been painted during one of Van Dyck's sojourns in the Low Countries in the mid 1630s.
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