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Peter Paul RUBENS

Germany (Westphalia) 1577 – Belgium (Flanders) 1640

  • also worked in Spain

Sketch for The triumphal entry of Henry IV into Paris, 22 May 1594 1628 Materials & Technique: paintings, oil on panel

Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: verso: c., ink "Rubens"; l.c. to l.r., oil[?] "ROMA Palzzo [sic] Odescalchi Prati"; c., chalk "LOT 101 8-1-87"; u.r. oil[?] "185"
Dimensions: 21.8 h x 40.6 w cm framed 38.2 h x 57.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of Mr James Fairfax and the Australian Belgian Community on the occasion of the Bicentenary 1988
Accession No: NGA 88.376
  • bought by a private collector, Vienna, c.1900;
  • by descent to a private collector, New York;
  • who offered the work at auction, Sotheby's London, 8 July 1987, lot 101;
  • Kurt Allen Brod, White Plains NY;
  • from whom bought through Sotheby's London by the Australian National Gallery, February 1988

PLEASE NOTE: this work is on long term loan at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney more information

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