Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Master Copy #9

Robert-Fleury (1797–1890) after van Dyck

Joseph-Nicolas Robert-Fleury (1797–1890) ~ pupil of Girodet, Gros and Horace Vernet. Member of the Académie des Beaux-Arts, 1850 ; Professor at l'École des Beaux-Arts in Paris ; Director of l'École des Beaux-Arts in Paris ; Director of the French Academy (Villa Medici) in Rome, 1866. Father of Tony Robert-Fleury.

Copie de la Pietà aux Anges de van Dyck

The Lamentation of Christ
Anthony van Dyck 
(Antwerp 1599 - Blackfriars 1641) 
oil on canvas 
115 x 208 cm

Sir Anthony Van Dyck (1599–1641)
Study for the Dead Christ
Black chalk, heightened with white chalk, on gray-blue paper
10 7/8 x 15 7/16 inches (276 x 393 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1910; I, 243


  1. Amazing repro of the Van Dyck; the sheen of Christ and the shroud is just exquisite. Thanks for posting.