Monday, February 22, 2016

"Christ Crowned With Thorns" by Antony van Dyck

Description of Coloring Page: Jesus is surrounded by his persecutors, a crown of thorns is crushed onto his head as he waits to be crucified.
       Sir Anthony van Dyck, many variant spellings; 22 March 1599 – 9 December 1641) was a Flemish Baroque artist who became the leading court painter in England, after enjoying great success in Italy and Flanders. He is most famous for his portraits of Charles I of England and his family and court, painted with a relaxed elegance that was to be the dominant influence on English portrait-painting for the next 150 years. He also painted biblical and mythological subjects, displayed outstanding facility as a draughtsman, and was an important innovator in watercolor and etching. Read more...
The original painting by Anton van Dyck, restored.
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