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Attributed to after Rubens, Peter Paul (Flemish painter and draftsman, 1577-1640) , The Virgin and Child, with St Elizabeth and St John

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Title The Virgin and Child, with St Elizabeth and St John
Collection Culture and Sport Glasgow (Museums): Kelvingrove Museum
Artist Attributed to after Rubens, Peter Paul (Flemish painter and draftsman, 1577-1640)
Previously attributed to Balen, Hendrik van, I (Flemish painter, 1575-1632)
Date Earliest possibly about 1625
Date Latest possibly about 1700
Description In this oval painting on copper, the Virgin sits to the left with the Christ Child held in her lap. The Child looks to his mother while a lamb nuzzles His right hand. The infant St John stands astride the lamb as his shoulders are supported by St Elizabeth on the right.
Current Accession Number 28
Former Accession Number 47 (1855)
Subject religion
Measurements 30.8 x 25.1 cm cm (estimate)
Material oil on metal (copper)
Acquisition Details Bequeathed by Archibald McLellan 1854.
Publications McLellan Catalogue, Glasgow, 1855, p. 5, no. 47, as by van Balen; Miles, H., Catalogue of Dutch and Flemish Paintings in the Glasgow Art Gallery, Glasgow, 1961, I, p. 121, no. 28, as an early copy after Rubens.
Rights Owner Culture and Sport Glasgow (Museums)
Author Robert Wenley
 

 

 

 

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