Van Dyck made a number of self-portraits, and this painting is thought to be a late 18th or early 19th-century copy after a self-portrait design of about 1620, of which the prime version is in Munich (Alte Pinakothek).

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
1599 - 1641
Full title
Portrait of the Artist
Date made
about 1750-1825
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
57.2 x 49.5 cm
Acquisition credit
Bought, 1871
Inventory number
NG877
Location in Gallery