Item #P4539 Matter Dolorosa. Anthony van Dyck.

Matter Dolorosa

Antwerp: Gillis Hendricx, c.1640. Notes: A scarce engraving of the Virgin Mary during the mid 17th century.
Our Lady of Sorrows, the Sorrowful Mother or Mother of Sorrows (Latin: Mater Dolorosa), and Our Lady of Piety, Our Lady of the Seven Sorrows or Our Lady of the Seven Dolours are names by which the Blessed Virgin Mary is referred to in relation to sorrows in her life. As Mater Dolorosa, it is also a key subject for Marian art in the Catholic Church.

Sir Anthony van Dyck (1599 – 1641) was a Flemish Baroque artist who became the leading court painter in England, after enjoying great success in Italy and Flanders. He is most famous for his portraits of Charles I of England and his family and court, painted with a relaxed elegance that was to be the dominant influence on English portrait-painting for the next 150 years. He also painted biblical and mythological subjects, displayed outstanding facility as a draughtsman, and was an important innovator in watercolour and etching. , Image Size : 360x474 (mm), 14.17x18.66 (Inches), Platemark Size : , Paper Size : 383x489 (mm), 15.08x19.25 (Inches), Coloring: Black & White, Medium: Copper Engraving, Categories: Old Masters; Religious Christianity. Good, laid on acid free tissue paper for long term preservation. Upper right corner is restored. Item #P4539

Notes: A scarce engraving of the Virgin Mary during the mid 17th century.
Our Lady of Sorrows, the Sorrowful Mother or Mother of Sorrows (Latin: Mater Dolorosa), and Our Lady of Piety, Our Lady of the Seven Sorrows or Our Lady of the Seven Dolours are names by which the Blessed Virgin Mary is referred to in relation to sorrows in her life. As Mater Dolorosa, it is also a key subject for Marian art in the Catholic Church.

Sir Anthony van Dyck (1599 – 1641) was a Flemish Baroque artist who became the leading court painter in England, after enjoying great success in Italy and Flanders. He is most famous for his portraits of Charles I of England and his family and court, painted with a relaxed elegance that was to be the dominant influence on English portrait-painting for the next 150 years. He also painted biblical and mythological subjects, displayed outstanding facility as a draughtsman, and was an important innovator in watercolour and etching. , Image Size : 360x474 (mm), 14.17x18.66 (Inches), Platemark Size : , Paper Size : 383x489 (mm), 15.08x19.25 (Inches), Coloring: Black & White, Medium: Copper Engraving, Categories: Old Masters; Religious Christianity.

Price: $375.00

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