Filippo Cattaneo
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According to the custom of the day, Filippo is dressed as a diminutive adult. Van Dyck has painted him with a degree of superiority befitting a young nobleman. Van Dyck was not, however, unaware of the child's charm and boyish vigour. A note of humour, rare in Van Dyck's work, is seen in the expression of the puppy.
Owner/Location: National Gallery of Art - Washington DC  (United States - Washington)
Dates: 1623
Artist age:Approximately 24 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 122.5 cm (48.23 in.), Width: 84.1 cm (33.11 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on canvas
Entered by: Member laure9 on 03 November 2008.
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