A Van Dyck Painting Rediscovered Online

An Anthony Van Dyck portrait has been identified in an online database. The previously unidentified painting was in storage at a museum in the United Kingdom, but a digital image of the portrait was recently added to an online database, where an art historian recognized it.

Van Dyck-rediscovered

The painting has been identified as a portrait of Olivia Boteler Porter, who was a lady-in-waiting to Queen Henrietta Maria, wife of King Charles I of England.

The BBC reports on the discovery.

 

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