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closed Van Dyck. Court painter

The show

On November 16, 2018, in the Palatine Halls of the Sabauda Gallery, at the Royal Museums of Turin, the extraordinary exhibition dedicated to Antoon van Dyck (Antwerp, 1599 - London, 1641), one of the greatest artists of the European seventeenth century, opens to the public. best pupil of Rubens who revolutionized the art of portraiture in the seventeenth century. An internationally renowned figure, a refined gentleman, a brilliant artist and an amiable conversationalist, Van Dyck was the official painter of the greatest courts in Europe.

Through an exhibition itinerary that unfolds in four sections, 45 canvases and 21 engravings, the Van Dyck exhibition. Court painter intends to bring out the exclusive relationship that the artist had with the Italian and European courts. He painted unique masterpieces for formal elaboration, chromatic quality, elegance and abundance in the rendering of details, satisfying the needs of representation and status symbol of the ruling classes: from the Genoese aristocrats to the Savoy, from the Archduchess Isabella to the courts of James I and Charles I of England.


Works on display

Timetable and tickets


Piazzetta Reale, 1
10122 Turin


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