He's So Three-Faced

Artsy Editorial
Mar 14, 2013 7:00PM

In 1636, this three-faced portrait of English King Charles I by his court painter, Dutch native Anthony Van Dyck, was sent to Italian sculptor Gian Lorenzo Bernini, from which he crafted a marble bust of the monarch. In 1698, the bust was destroyed in a fire at Whitehall Palace.


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