Anthony Vandyke

Anthony Vandyke
Flemish painter of numerous portraits (1599-1641)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑old master

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  • Sir Anthony Vandyke — noun Flemish painter of numerous portraits (1599 1641) • Syn: ↑Vandyke, ↑Van Dyck, ↑Anthony Vandyke • Instance Hypernyms: ↑old master …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vandyke (or Van Dyck), Sir Anthony —  (1599–1641) Born Anton Van Dijck, but that spelling is almost never encountered outside his native Belgium. In America his name is usually rendered as Sir Anthony Vandyke, though Van Dyck (the spelling favored in Britain) is also sometimes found …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • vandyke beard — noun a short pointed beard (named after the artist Anthony Vandyke) • Syn: ↑vandyke • Hypernyms: ↑beard, ↑face fungus, ↑whiskers * * * noun Usage: often capitalized V Etymology: so called from its …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vandyke — noun Etymology: Sir Anthony Vandyke Date: 1754 1. a. a wide collar with a deeply indented edge b. one of several V shaped points forming a decorative edging c. a border of such points 2. a trim pointed beard • vandyked adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Vandyke — Van·dyke || ‚væn daɪk n. Sir Anthony Vandyke (1599 1641), Flemish painter; large white cotton or lace collar having a scalloped edge; closely trimmed and pointed beard …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vandyke red — noun Etymology: after Sir Anthony Vandyke died 1641 Flem. painter 1. often capitalized V : a grayish red that is bluer and deeper than Pompeian red, bluer and darker than bois de rose, and yellower and deeper than appleblossom called also… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vandyke,Sir Anthony — Vandyke or Van Dyck (văn dīkʹ), Sir Anthony. 1599 1641. Flemish painter whose numerous portraits, including many of the English court, are remarkable for their dignity and gentle emotion. * * * …   Universalium

  • Vandyke — /van duyk /, n. 1. Sir Anthony. See Van Dyck, Sir Anthony. 2. See Vandyke beard. 3. See Vandyke collar. 4. Print. a proof having white lines on a brown ground or vice versa, made from a negative for a plate. Also, vandyke (for defs. 2, 3). * * * …   Universalium

  • Vandyke Beard —    Sir Anthony Van Dycke (or Van Dyck) sported a well trimmed beard all his adult life. Vandyke (1599 1641), as the English spelled it, was a Flemish painter born in Antwerp, the seventh of twelve children of a silk merchant. When a youth, he was …   Dictionary of eponyms

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