Sr. Peter Paul Rubens Kt.
Etching, sheet 140 x 95mm (5¼ x 4"). Thread margins; printed on fine tissue laid on backing sheet; glue stains and slightly foxed at corners; Worlidge inscription weak.
Self-portrait of Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640) the Flemish Baroque painter, diplomat and proponent of the extravagant Baroque style that emphasised movement, colour and sensuality. Etched by Thomas Worlidge, the 'English Rembrandt' who reproduced prints by earlier artists, particularly Rembrandt. Lifetime impression.
State iv/v ; W48; D195.
[Ref: 32800] £65.00