Historical Portraits Picture Archive

Portrait of Charles I (1600 - 49) 1625c.

Daniel Mytens (c.15901647)

Portrait of Charles I (1600 - 49), Daniel Mytens
Oil on canvas
17th Century
30 x 25 inches 76.2 x 63.5 cm
Although Mytens was to be eclipsed by the arrival of Van Dyck his portraits of the King communicate the same melancholy grandeur that Van Dyck saw in Charles I, but he was less able to reveal an awesome majesty in his sitter.
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