- Museum number
Portrait of Charles I on horseback with Monsieur de St Antoine, study for the painting in the Royal collection; a slight sketch indicating the position of figures, with the king in armour on horseback under an archway and Monsieur de St Antoine holding his helmet at right. c.1633
Black chalk, heightened with white (partly rubbed), on blue paper
- Production date
- 1633 (circa)
Height: 397 millimetres
Width: 284 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Compositional study for the 1633 painting by Anthony van Dyck in the Royal Collection, Buckingham Palace, London.
Literature: Roger.-A. d'Hulst and Horst Vey, 'Antoon van Dyck: Tekeningen en olieverfschetsen', exh.cat. Rubenshuis (Antwerp) and Museum Boymans-Van Beuningen (Rotterdam), Antwerp, 1960, cat.no.93; C. Brown, 'The Drawings of Anthony van Dyck', exhib.cat. The Pierpont Morgan Library (New York) and Kimbell Art Museum (Fort Worth), New York, 1991, cat.67; G. Raatschen, 'Van Dyck's Charles I on Horseback with M. de St Antoine', in Hans Vlieghe (ed.), "Van Dyck 1599-1999: conjectures and refutations", Turnhout, 2001, p.143, repr. fig.4.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1960 July-Nov Antwerp-Rotterdam, 'Antoon van Dyck', no.93
1991 Feb-Apr, Pierpont Morgan Library, 'van Dyck', no. 67
1991 June-Aug, Kimbell Museum, Fort Worth, 'van Dyck', no. 67
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Thibaudeau acted as an agent for the British Museum at the Russell sale in December 1884, see 1885,0509.1574-1607. Some of the other drawings Thibaudeau purchased at the same sale were subsequently sold to the British Museum in 1885; see 1885,0509.33-51 and 1885,0711.271-303.
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