- Museum number
Series: Galerie du Palais Royal
The Head of Cyrus brought to Queen Tomyris; the queen standing on a dais underneath a canopy at left, followed by servants and her train supported by two boys, while looking down at Cyrus' head, which is being dipped into a vessel with blood at centre, soldiers and wise men onlooking at right, a dog in lower right, twisted columns in background; after Peter Paul Rubens. c.1786/1808
Etching and engraving
- Production date
Height: 152 millimetres (trimmed)
Width: 219 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- After the painting by Rubens in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, inv.no.41.40 (Rooses 791).
From 'Galerie du Palais Royal' (second volume), a set published between 1786 and 1808; see 1837,0408.317 for comment. For another impression see also 1891,0414.1319.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number