56. [Flemish school]

After Peter Paul RUBENS

The coronation of the Virgin.

C. 1625-1700

Drawing, pen and brown ink, brush with red wash, heightened with white, 36,8 x 27 cm, laid paper with late 17th-c. Dutch watermark (Heawood 2020), signature "Jean [...]" trimmed at lower edge (horizontal crease, small dark spots).

Stuck by corners on cardb.

Kneeling Virgin crowned by the Holy Trinity with Christ on her right, God the Father on the left and the Holy Spirit hovering over the scene. The main figures are surrounded by winged putti. Possibly drawn after Rubens' painting with the same subject (Metropolitan Museum New York, inv. 1984.433.336).

€ 200 / 300

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