Articles Tagged 'James Stunt'

Sir Anthony Van Dyck portrait fund

Picture This: A Billionaire’s Sacrifice Likely to Benefit Britain’s Art Lovers

A British billionaire based in the U.S. has withdrawn his offer to buy a rare, 17th century self-portrait by court painter Sir Anthony Van Dyck (1599-1641). Businessman James Stunt’s pullout paves the way for the impressive picture, one of only three self-portraits painted by Van Dyck during his time in England as the favorite painter of King Charles I, to […]