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Title:

The Triumph of Venus

Maker:

Rubens, Peter Paul; Flemish artist, 1577-1640

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

1628

School/Style:

Flemish

Period:

17th Century

Technique:

painting

Material(s):

oil; medium
black chalk; medium
panel; support

Technique
Description:

Grisaille oil over black chalk indications on panel

Dimension(s):

height, 34.5, cm
width, 48.5, cm

Acquisition:

accepted; 2012; H.M. Government

Provenance:

Henry Bentinck, 1st Duke of Portland (1682-1726), with his seal on the reverse, and by descent, at Bulstrode Park, Welbeck Abbey and Welbeck Woodhouse through William, 7th Duke of Portland, to his elder daughter, Lady Anne Bentinck.

Acquisition Credit:

Accepted in lieu of Inheritance Tax by H.M. Government and allocated to The Fitzwilliam Museum, 2012

Exhibition(s):

17th Century art in Europe. 1938
Venue: Royal Academy of Arts, London
Catalogue number: 54

A Loan Exhibition of works by Peter Paul Rubens, Kt. 1950
Venue: Wildenstein and Co. Ltd., London
Catalogue number: 16

Nottinghamshire and the Stuarts. 1935
Organiser: Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Nottingham, Britain
Venue: Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery
Catalogue number: 20

L'art flamand dans les collections britanniques. 1956
Organiser: Groeningemuseum
Venue: Groeningemuseum, Bruges
Catalogue number: 75

Oil Sketches and Smaller Pictures by Sir Peter Paul Rubens. 1960, King's Lynn
Catalogue number: 18

Rubens: Drawings and Sketches. 1977
Organiser: British Museum, London, Britain
Venue: British Museum, London
Catalogue number: 175

Accession:

Object Number: PD.7-2012
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 187525; input: 2012-05-01; modified: 2012-11-29)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/187525





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