Pictorial Notices, Consisting of a Memoir of Sir Anthony Van Dyck, with a Descriptive Catalogue of the Etchings Executed by Him, and a Variety

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1844 Excerpt: ... 131 ETCHINGS ATTRIBUTED TO VAN DYCK. There are other Etchings named in different Works as being by the hand of Van Dyck, which the Compiler thinks it right to enumerate, though he is unable to speak as to the merits of the greater portion from never having seen them. Susanna And The Elders. "Susanna and the Elders. She is represented sitting near a fountain, in hasty anxiety, covering her naked bosom with some drapery, while the two elders, who are behind, appear to be threatening her with the consequences of their conspiracy. There is an etching, with variations, by Van Dyck." Smith's Catalogue, No. 69, p. 22. Virgin And Child. "The Virgin seated, holding the Infant Jesus on her knees: she is turned towards the right, behind her is a curtain." Dijonval Catalogue, Works of Van Dyck, No. 3358.-j Virgin And Child. Two Subjects. "Two other small subjects of Virgins, one turned towards the left of the print holds in her arms the Infant Jesus; the other Smith's Catalogue raisonne of the Works of the most eminent Dutch and Flemish Painters, Part III. containing the Lives and Works of Anthony Van Dyck and David Teniers. f Cabinet de M. Paignon Dijonval. Par M. Benard, 4to Paris, 1810. also holding the Infant Jesus, gives him the breast. These two are very doubtful." Dyonval Catalogue, Works of Van Dyck, No. 3360. Virgin And Child. "The Virgin holding the Infant Saviour, in a sitting posture, on the top of a pedestal; the child bends forward to embrace his parent, whose face is turned from him in a profile view. Described from an etching attributed to Van Dyck." Smith's Catalogue, No. 432, p. 120. Ecce Homo. "The Saviour crowned with thorns and holding a reed in his hand. Van Dyck has etched this subject." Smith's Catalogue, No. 331, p. 96. Dead Christ. "The head ...

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