DYCK, Sir Anthony van
(b. 1599, Antwerpen, d. 1641, London)

Portrait of Prince Charles Louis, Elector Palatine

Oil on canvas, 107 x 93 cm
Private collection

The sitter of this portrait is the young Prince Charles Louis (1617-1680), the nephew of King Charles I. The excellent portrait was painted directly from the life in London a few months before the death of van Dyck.