[Rubens with his Wife and Child.From the Collection of His Grace the Duke of Marlborough at Blenheim.]
Mezzotint, unlettered proof before inscription area cleaned. Sheet 520 x 360mm (20½ x 10¼"). Thread margins. Ink stamp of the Lennox-Boyd Collection on reverse.
A self-portrait of Rubens in an ornamental garden with his second wife Hélène Fourment and their unnamed young son, a parrot in the rosebush behind. The painting, formerly in the collection of Baron Alphonse de Rothschild, is now in the Metropolitan Museum, New York.
CS 159, i of ii but uncleaned. Goodwin: 121-I. Ex: Collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 34991] £520.00