Rubens, Peter Paul (Siegen 1577 – Antwerp 1640). The Victor’s Apotheosis. Standing with sword and shield over the dead and catched while a bare bosomed winged Victory crowns him. Steel engraving by Johann Philipp Walther (Mühlhausen, Upper Palatinate, 1798 – Nuremberg 1868). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. Inscribed: Belvedere. / P. P. Rubens pinxt. / P. Walther sc. / Druck u. Verlag v. A. H. Payne, Leipzig u. Dresden., otherwise in German-English as above. 6 × 6⅞ in (15.2 × 17.5 cm).
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