Coques, Gonzales

Coques or Cocx, Gonzales gōnzäˈlĕs kōks [key], 1614–84, Flemish portrait painter, active in Antwerp and England. He excelled in painting diminutive portraits and family groups of the aristocracy with meticulously executed backgrounds. The elegance of his paintings won him the title “the little Van Dyck.” Coques is represented in the galleries of Berlin, Dresden, Paris, London, Vienna, and Philadelphia.

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