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Object: Helena Forman
Series: Houghton Gallery
Portrait of Rubens' second wife Helena Fourment standing whole-length to front with her hands around her waist, head turned slightly to right but looking to front; wearing black gown and plumed hat, ruff and holding ostrich feather in her left hand; landscape behind; after Peter Paul Rubens; etched state. 1783
Stipple and etching
- Production date
Height: 556 millimetres (trimmed)
Width: 368 millimetres (trimmed)
- Curator's comments
- After the painting by Rubens in the Hermitage, St Petersburg, inv.no.576; now in Galouste Gulbenkian Museum, Lisbon, inv.no.959 (Rooses 943).
The published state is dated 1783; Cracherode's suggests that the plate was engraved three years earlier and indicate that he was collecting the states as they were being produced.
For a comment on the Houghton Gallery, see 2005,U.109. For another impression of this plate and comment see 1875,0710.3914.
- Not on display
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