18 December 2015


Mark Wallinger Pairs With Van Dyck In Dulwich Picture Gallery Display

The Dulwich Picture Gallery starts a new year of discoveries centred around its Dutch and Flemish Collection with I Am Van Dyck (12 January – 24 April 2016) , a special display to coincide with the loan of the National Portrait Gallery’s major recent acquisition of Van Dyck’s last self-portrait. The painting will be juxtaposed with two works by renowned British […]

13 May 2015


Guercino And Van Dyck Paintings For Auction At Ketterer Kunst In Munich

A comprehensive Old Masters and 19th Century auction has been announced by Ketterer Kunst. The auction includes highlights from Italian Baroque and Flemish masters. Bidders will will be particularly interested in Il Guercino’s seminal painting David With Goliath’s Head (1650). The work is painted in the hallmark contrasting light and dark style of the baroque […]

3 December 2014


£45 Million Of Art Gifted To The Nation In 2014

A report published by Arts Council England has revealed the details of 27 gifts offered by private owners to British public collections, with a total value of £44.3m, that have been left to the nation in the last twelve months; this includes masterpieces by Van Gogh, Van Dyck, and Constable, not to mention the personal […]

5 November 2014


Paris Tableau Old Masters Fair Opens In Paris

The old master trade will be gathering for Paris Tableau, the only exclusively Old Master fair in the world, which was launched three years ago with an exhibition of Old Masters collected by the contemporary artist Jeff Koons. This year, British dealers will be ,unveiling a number of rarities and recent discoveries, which will make […]

30 May 2014


Antiques Roadshow Van Dyck To Go Under The Hammer At Christie’s

Christie’s has announced that a striking head study by Sir Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641), which was recently re-discovered on the BBC television progamme The Antiques Roadshow, will be offered at Christie’s Old Master & British Paintings Evening Sale, on Tuesday 8 July (estimate: £300,000-500,000, illustrated above). This work is a preparatory sketch for van Dyck’s […]

24 February 2014


Duchess Of Cambridge Supports Art Fund’s Van Dyck Self Portrait Appeal

A photograph of National Portrait Gallery patron HRH The Duchess of Cambridge viewing the Van Dyck Self-portrait it is campaigning with the Art Fund to save for the nation, has been released, in hope of finalising the funds needed for purchase. The Duchess was given a private view of the portrait, on display at the […]