Vandyke,Sir Anthony

Vandyke,Sir Anthony
Vandyke or Van Dyck (văn dīkʹ), Sir Anthony. 1599-1641.
Flemish painter whose numerous portraits, including many of the English court, are remarkable for their dignity and gentle emotion.

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  • Vandyke (or Van Dyck), Sir Anthony —  (1599–1641) Born Anton Van Dijck, but that spelling is almost never encountered outside his native Belgium. In America his name is usually rendered as Sir Anthony Vandyke, though Van Dyck (the spelling favored in Britain) is also sometimes found …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Sir Anthony Vandyke — noun Flemish painter of numerous portraits (1599 1641) • Syn: ↑Vandyke, ↑Van Dyck, ↑Anthony Vandyke • Instance Hypernyms: ↑old master …   Useful english dictionary

  • Van Dyck,Sir Anthony — Van Dyck (văn dīkʹ), Sir Anthony. See SirAnthony Vandyke. * * * …   Universalium

  • Vandyke Beard —    Sir Anthony Van Dycke (or Van Dyck) sported a well trimmed beard all his adult life. Vandyke (1599 1641), as the English spelled it, was a Flemish painter born in Antwerp, the seventh of twelve children of a silk merchant. When a youth, he was …   Dictionary of eponyms

  • Van Dyck, Sir Anthony — born March 22, 1599, Antwerp, Belg. died Dec. 9, 1641, London, Eng. Flemish painter. Son of a well to do silk merchant, he was apprenticed to an Antwerp painter at 10. He soon came under the influence of Peter Paul Rubens, for his early works are …   Universalium

  • Vandyke — /van duyk /, n. 1. Sir Anthony. See Van Dyck, Sir Anthony. 2. See Vandyke beard. 3. See Vandyke collar. 4. Print. a proof having white lines on a brown ground or vice versa, made from a negative for a plate. Also, vandyke (for defs. 2, 3). * * * …   Universalium

  • Vandyke — I. /vænˈdaɪk/ (say van duyk) noun Sir Anthony, 1599–1641, Flemish painter living in England. Also, Van Dyke, Van Dyct. II. /vænˈdaɪk/ (say van duyk) noun 1. (sometimes lower case) → Vandyke beard. 2. (sometimes lower case) → Vandyke collar. – …  

  • Anthony van Dyck — Van Dyck redirects here. For other uses, see Van Dyck (disambiguation). Self Portrait With a Sunflower showing the gold collar and medal King Charles I gave him in 1633. The sunflower may represent the king, or royal patronage.[1] Sir Anthony van …   Wikipedia

  • Anthony Vandyke — noun Flemish painter of numerous portraits (1599 1641) • Syn: ↑Vandyke, ↑Van Dyck, ↑Sir Anthony Vandyke • Instance Hypernyms: ↑old master …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vandyke — noun Etymology: Sir Anthony Vandyke Date: 1754 1. a. a wide collar with a deeply indented edge b. one of several V shaped points forming a decorative edging c. a border of such points 2. a trim pointed beard • vandyked adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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