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National Portrait Gallery - Van Dyck National Portrait Gallery

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Van Dyck

Site: National Portrait Gallery (18 memorials)

WC2, Charing Cross Road

This building, 1896, designed by Ewan Christian, has 18 busts contained in medallions around the top of the facades. Starting at the east end of Orange Street and reading clockwise:
Facing north up Charing Cross Road: Chantrey, Lawrence, Reynolds, Hogarth, Roubilliac, Kneller, Lely, Van Dyke, Holbein.
Around the corner, facing east: Walpole, Clarendon, Fuller.
Facing north beside the entrance: Lodge, Faithorne, Granger.
Facing east, above the entrance are represented the three men chiefly responsible for the Gallery's existence: MacAulay, Stanhope, Carlyle.

2019: The Guardian reports on plans to move the entrance to this museum from the east side of the building round to the north side, where the Irving statue is.

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National Portrait Gallery - Van Dyck

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Sir Anthony Van Dyck

Grew up in Antwerp and was trained by Rubens. Visited London in 1620 for a ...

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National Portrait Gallery - Van Dyck

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