Portrait of the Infanta Isabella Clara Eugenia card

National Museums Liverpool, Walker Art Gallery

Portrait of the Infanta Isabella Clara Eugenia

WAG 1191

Currently not on display

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Isabella Clara Eugenia (1566 - 1633) was the daughter of Philip II of Spain. She governed over the Spanish Netherlands, a region which comprised of modern day Belgium and Luxembourg. In this painting she wears the habit of the Franciscan Order, which she joined after her husband died. Van Dyck worked in a number of countries in the 17th century and was court painter to Charles I in England. This painting is a copy of a full-length Van Dyck portrait in the collection of the Prince of Liechtenstein.