Alejandro Vergara

Link to video of Alejandro Vergara lecture

As an aspiring young artist, Anthony van Dyck possessed a precocious talent and a distinctive sense of style, yet he was forced to contend with the overpowering presence of Rubens, twenty-two years his senior and the dominating artistic force of Antwerp. This talk examines the ways in which Van Dyck’s ability to adapt and his will to be different shaped his early career.