Löwenjagd

Löwenjagd

More about this artwork
"Grace and violence" (grâce et véhémence) - this pair of opposites are the words Rubens himself used in a letter to describe this work, which he considered to be one of his best. - The painting was commissioned by the envoy John Digby as a present for Count Hamilton.
Displayed
AP OG Saal VII
Inventory Number
602
Birth year of the artist
1577
Year the artist deceased
1640
Dimensions of the object
248,7 x 377,3 cm
Material / Technology / Carrier
Leinwand
Genre
Malerei
Department
Flämische Malerei
Origin
Aus der Kurfürstlichen Galerie, München
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Peter Paul Rubens mit Jan Wildens, Löwenjagd, 1621, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/9pL3QMj4eb (Last updated on 17.05.2020)

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