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Circle of Peter Paul Rubens

Diana as a Huntress

Estimate:

40,000 - 60,000 USD

Sold by the Art Institute of Chicago

Circle of Peter Paul Rubens

Circle of Peter Paul Rubens

Diana as a Huntress

Diana as a Huntress

Estimate:

40,000 - 60,000 USD

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Sold by the Art Institute of Chicago

Circle of Peter Paul Rubens

Diana as a Huntress


oil on canvas

canvas: 48 ¼ by 73 ¾ in.; 122.6 by 187.3 cm.

framed: 61 by 92½ in.; 155 by 235 cm.

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John Warne Gates (d. 1911), St. Charles, IL, and by bequest to his wife, bequeathed to his wife, Dellora R. Baker Gates (d. 1918);
Thence by inheritance to her niece, Dellora Frances Angell (later Norris);
By whom given to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1970.
The present composition follows Rubens's monumental canvas painted in Flanders circa 1617-20 and destined for the Torre de la Reina in the Royal Alcázar of Madrid (originally a fortress and later the Royal Palace of Madrid). Many of the artworks originally in the palace were destroyed in a fire in 1734, but Rubens's painting is today in the Museo del Prado, Madrid.1

1. Oil on canvas, 72.4 by 78.3 in. inv. P001727