Peter Paul Rubens

The 'Apotheosis of Germanicus'

Peter Paul Rubens - The 'Apotheosis of Germanicus'

Copy after an antique cameo.

Peter Paul Rubens
The 'Apotheosis of Germanicus'
100.7 x 78 cm
Grisaille heightened in brown on canvas
Ashmolean Museum, Oxford


Christopher White, Ashmolean Museum Oxford, catalogue of the collection of paintings, Oxford; New York, 1999, pp. 117-123


Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc, for whom painted
apparently bequeathed to Jacques Dupuy
bequeathed to President Jacques-Auguste de Thou II, 1656, by Jacques Dupuy
De Buscher sale, Paillet, Delaroche, Paris, 18 June 1804, nr. 185, bought De Tersan
Charles-Philippe. Campion de Tersan sale, Paris, 8-30 November 1819, nr. 459
possibly M. Maurice sale, Paillet, Chariot, Paris, 8 November 1820, nr. 152
Shortening sale, Broseley, Shropshire, 12 March 1940, nr. 236, bought Christopher Norris
Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, bequeathed by Christopher Norris, 1988

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Peter Paul Rubens Landscape with Stone Carriers
Landscape with Stone Carriers
c. 1620

Peter Paul Rubens The Birth of the Dauphine
The Birth of the Dauphine

Peter Paul Rubens Saint Sebastian
Saint Sebastian

Peter Paul Rubens The Arrival in Lyon
The Arrival in Lyon

Peter Paul Rubens St Jerome
St Jerome