Charles I in Three Positions
Sir Anthony Van Dyck
Medium: oil on canvas
Dimensions: 84.4 x 99.4 cm
Current Location: Royal Collection, HM Queen Elizabeth II
Catalog Number: RCIN 404420
Note: Image comes from the Royal Collection website
Archival History: Commissioned by Charles I; acquired by George IV
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
This triple portrait was commissioned from Van Dyck by Charles I and sent to aid Lorenzo Bernini in the sculpting of the king's bust in marble.
In each view the King's costume is of a different colour, and each delicate lace collar is a different pattern.