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Peter Paul Rubens

Equestrial portrait of Ferdinand of Austria (1609-1641), Cardinal Infante of Spain, ca. 1640
Madrid (Spain), , inv./cat.nr. 1687
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Object information
Object category
painting
Support/medium
canvas, oil paint
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (portrait format) 335 x 258 cm
Signature/inscription
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  • inscription bottom (positional attribute): FERDINANDVS / DEI GRATIA HISPANIARVM INFANS / PHILIPPI FILIVS PII PHILIPPI PRVDENTIS. NEPOS INVICTI CAROLI PRONEPOS, / PHILIPPI MAGNI FRATRIS AVSPICIIS, AQUILA CESAREA COMITE? VLTIONIS DIVINAE FVLMEN / DVM VIAM SIBI FERRO AD BELGAS APERIT SVECIS ET PER DVELIBVS ROMANI IMPERII DELETIS / CAMPIS NEROLINGAE AD ARAS FLAVIAS VIII IDVS SEPTEMBRIS / XXVI ANNO AETATIS SVAE NATVS MDCIX AERAE CHRISTI XII KAL. IVN. HORA 2,30 POST M. - IN REGIA S. LAVRETII AD SCROIALE DONO PVBLICO
  • inscription lower right: 1350
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Peter Paul Rubens
Date
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c. 1640 (1639 - 1640)
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Entered on: 2015-03-13; Last modification: 2016-02-09

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