DYCK, Sir Anthony van
(b. 1599, Antwerpen, d. 1641, London)
Equestrian portrait of Thomas Francis of Savoy, Prince of Carignano1634-35
Oil on canvas
Galleria Sabauda, Turin
Thomas Francis of Savoy, Prince of Carignano (Tommaso Francesco di Savoia, Principe di Carignano, 1596-1656) was an Italian military commander and the founder of the Savoy-Carignano branch of the House of Savoy, which reigned as kings of Sardinia from 1831 to 1861, and as kings of Italy from 1861 until the dynasty's deposition in 1946.