Artistic Memories 9 December: Anthony van Dyck

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Anthony van Dyck Anthony van Dyck

Artist: Anthony van Dyck

Dates: 22 March 1599 – 9 December 1641

Nationality: Flemish

Title of Piece: Samson and Delilah

Samson and Delilah by Anthony van Dyck Samson and Delilah by Anthony van Dyck

Brief Biography: Van Dyck was a Baroque painter and leading artist of the English court. The relaxed elegance of his paintings was a dominating force in portrait painting for 150 years. He was also an inovative force in watercolours and etchings.

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I am a freelance writer and poet and started writing after raising my two boys as a way of discovering just who Jez is. That is still very much an on-going project but the journey so far has introduced me to many wonderful friends and fellow writers through an ever growing love of poetry.
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