[Belgium] [Rubens Wife.]
[Sold by E. Fisher at the Golden Head in Leicester Square and Ryland & Bryer at the Kings Arms in Cornhill London.]
Mezzotint, proof before all letters. 350 x 250mm, 13¾ x 9¾".
Helena Fourment (1614-1673), daughter of a wealthy silk and tapesty merchant in Antwerp, married Peter Paul Rubens in 1630, aged sixteen. Here she stands in a field, folding an ostrich feather.
Goodwin 120, i of v; CS 69, i of iii. With a collector's mark in the character of Jon's Heywood Hawkin (1800-80); as described in Lugt: 3022.
[Ref: 18195] £360.00