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Peter Paul Rubens

Romulus and Remus raised by the she-wolf
Milan, Biblioteca - Pinacoteca - Accademia [..]
Object information
Object category
drawing
Support/medium
paper, black chalk
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (landscape format) 355 x 484 mm
Signature/inscription
Information about the signature, dating, inscription or any other mark on the front or back of the art work
  • inscription upper left: fecerat et viridi foetam Mauortis in antro / Procubuisse lupam geminos huic ubera circum / Ludere pendentis pueros Et lambere matrem / Impaùidos illam tereti Cerùice reflexa / Mùulcere alternos et Corpora fingere lingua
    Inscribed in pen and black ink in Rubens's handwriting
  • inscription bottom (positional attribute): Il Bellori nella vita di Rubens parla della sua eruditione, e come ornaua i suoi studij di pittura con Poesia, e con versi di Virgilio & altri Poeti; in segno di che si osseruino li sud.ti versi di Virgilio da lui qui trascritti de la lupa / romana.
    Inscribed in pen and black ink in Padre Resta's handwriting
Current attribution
Peter Paul Rubens
Date
Exact or approximate dating of the described art work; the search parameters adopted for this art work in this database, are found in brackets.
1592 - 1640
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Provenance
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Entered on: 2016-03-17; Last modification: 2019-03-18

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