Löwenjagd (Ölskizze)
Rückseite: Vermählung in Procuratione (Skizze zum Medici-Zyklus)

Löwenjagd (Ölskizze) Rückseite: Vermählung in Procuratione (Skizze zum Medici-Zyklus)

More about this artwork
Rubens illustrates the climax of the hunt with just a few confident brushstrokes and coloured areas. Attack, defense, and acute danger are depicted in a compact form. The streaked translucent imprimatura forms a lively ground.

Backside:
That this marriage is based on love is underlined by the sculpture in the background. It shows God the Father with his Son whom he has sacrificed to save mankind. Compared to the other sketch on this subject (inv. no. 94), God’s indicative gesture here is still relatively vague.
Inventory Number
15475
Birth year of the artist
1577
Year the artist deceased
1640
Dimensions of the object
44 x 50 cm
Material / Technology / Carrier
Holz
Genre
Malerei
Department
Flämische Malerei
Origin
1996 mit Unterstützung der Kulturstiftung der Länder, der Bayerischen Hypotheken- und Wechselbank und des Ernst-von-Siemens-Kunstfonds erworben
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Peter Paul Rubens, Löwenjagd (Ölskizze) Rückseite: Vermählung in Procuratione (Skizze zum Medici-Zyklus), 1621 und 1622, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/B2mxq1Wx8b (Last updated on 27.06.2022)

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