Anthony Van Dyck – Portrait of Henricus Liberti
With Koen Fillet and Timothy De Paepe, director of Museum Vleeshuis.
In this Phoebus Focus episode, we dive behind the mysterious portrait of the musician Henricus Liberti by Anthony Van Dyck. Director of Museum Vleeshuis, Timothy De Paepe, outlines a brief history of the man who, as organist of the Antwerp Cathedral during the early 17th century, defined the sound of the city. But, more than that, an analysis of Van Dyck’s portrait of Liberti reveals striking details about the unique portrayal of this fascinating figure.