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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION FORMED BY KING WILLIAM II OF THE NETHERLANDS AND ANNA PAVLOVNA

School of Sir Peter Paul Rubens
ST. MICHAEL SLAYING THE DRAGON, AFTER RUBENS' WOMAN OF THE APOCALYPSE
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 USD
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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION FORMED BY KING WILLIAM II OF THE NETHERLANDS AND ANNA PAVLOVNA

School of Sir Peter Paul Rubens
ST. MICHAEL SLAYING THE DRAGON, AFTER RUBENS' WOMAN OF THE APOCALYPSE
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Old Master Drawings

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School of Sir Peter Paul Rubens
ST. MICHAEL SLAYING THE DRAGON, AFTER RUBENS' WOMAN OF THE APOCALYPSE
Red, black and white chalk on light brown paper
520 by 376 mm; 20 1/2  by 14 3/4  in
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Provenance

King William II of the Netherlands (1792-1849),
sale of his estate, The Hague, de Vries/Roos/Brondgeest, 12-20 August 1850, lot 304 (Rubens, Le Dragon terrassé par un ange; bought back for the family by Roos),
by inheritance to the present owners

Catalogue Note

This lively and dramatic drawing is a copy after the left section of Rubens' painting of the The Woman of the Apocalypse, commissioned in 1625 for the high altarpiece of Freising Cathedral and now in the Alte Pinakothek, Munich (fig. 1).1

1. W. Säuerlander, The Catholic Rubens, Saints and Martyrs, Getty Publications, Los Angeles 2014, p. 32, fig. 8

Old Master Drawings

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