Anthony van Dyck painted almost 90 portraits of the

5/9/2021, 5:33:56 PM
Anthony van Dyck painted almost 90 portraits of the controversial French Henrietta Maria (the Queen of England in the 17th century). The Queen liked Van Dyck as he did not mind to make her look a little bit taller than she was in reality. Two versions of this portrait exist; one in the San Diego Museum of Art and another one in the Statens Museum for Kunst in Copenhagen. Read more about this work on my blog. #VanDyck #AnthonyVanDyck #Henrietta #HenriettaMaria #QueenHenriettaMaria #QueenofEngland #Queen #England #France #SDMA #StatensMuseumforKunst #SanDiegoMuseumofArt #SanDiego #Copenhagen #art #Baroque #portrait #arthistory #painting

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