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Object: Le Gouvernement de la Reine
Series: La Gallerie du Palais du Luxembourg
Plate 15: Allegory of the Reign of Marie de' Medici or The Council of the Gods; the Olympian gods gathered on clouds including Jupiter and Juno enthroned at right and presiding an assembly, Juno placing a yoke on two doves just like Cupid (Spain and France?), Saturn and Mercury standing behind the couple, Concord and Peace at left, Pan seen from behind reclining at centre right, Minerva and Apollo in central foreground, Mars and Venus on clouds at left, Aurora in her chariot in the distance in top left; five vices (Discord, Fury, Fraud, Vice, Envy?) in left foreground; from an album containing twenty-five engravings; trimmed and pasted onto a sheet, surrounded by double borderline in pen and ink; after Peter Paul Rubens. 1707
Etching and Engraving
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Height: 498 millimetres
Width: 837 millimetres
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- This is one from a series of twenty-four, for another impression of this plate (in an album) see Hh,6.16. For comment on the series see Hh,6.2.
After the painting now in Paris, in the Musée du Louvre, inv.no.1780.
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