[Rubens with his Wife and Child.From the Collection of His Grace the Duke of Marlborough at Blenheim.]
Mezzotint, proof before all letters. 510 x 360mm (20 x 10¼"). Narrow margins, tear in margin, some creasing. Ink stamps of the Alfred Morrison & Lennox-Boyd collections 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. Goodwin: 121 - I. Ex: Collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 34992] £550.00