09 janvier 2017

Peter Paul Rubens (Siegen 1577-1640 Antwerp), Scipio Africanus welcomed outside the gates of Rome, after Giulio Romano

Lot 86. Peter Paul Rubens (Siegen 1577-1640 Antwerp), Scipio Africanus welcomed outside the gates of Rome, after Giulio Romano. Estimate USD 500,000 - USD 700,000 © Christie's Image Ltd 2017 black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash, grey, cream, white and green bodycolor with heightening in oil, 16½ x 22½ in. (41.9 x 57.3 cm.) Provenance: Anthonius Triest, Bishop of Ghent (according to P.-J. Mariette in the Crozat catalogue).Possibly Cornelis Vermeulen.P. Crozat (his number ‘24’, L.3612); Paris, 10 April-13 May... [Lire la suite]