Sr. Peter Paul Rubens Kt.
Etching, sheet 140 x 95mm (5¼ x 4"). Large margins; foxing around margins.
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. Posthumous impression with number '48' added in top left by Worlidge's widow to correspond with number in her 1767 catalogue of his prints.
State v/v ; W48; D195.
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