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Rubens's Son and Nurse
  • Richard Earlom, artist
    1743–1822
    born: London, England, United Kingdom ; died: London, England, United Kingdom
    Peter Paul Rubens
    1577–1640
    born: Siegen, Westphalia, Germany ; died: Antwerp, Southern Netherlands (present-day Belgium)
  • Rubens's Son and Nurse, 1785
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • mezzotint, stippling, line engraving
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 450 x 576 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 510 x 614 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 17 11/16 x 22 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 20 1/16 x 24 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 26 x 35 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2818
Description

Full portraits of Ruben's son with nurse. Young Rubens is seated on a table and reaches for a grape. Other fruits and vegetables are on the floor.