Charles I in Three Positions

Sir Anthony Van Dyck


Physical Description

Medium: oil on canvas
Dimensions: 84.4 x 99.4 cm

Production Description

Production Date: 1635


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

Scholarly Commentary


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.

Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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