07-09-2011 07-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2554B Boston
July 9, 2011 10:00 AMCalender

After Sir Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577-1640) Self Portrait

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM


After Sir Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577-1640)

Self Portrait
Unsigned, inscribed "...Coppede Mary/autoritratto di/Rubens/Galleria Uffizi" on
the reverse, inscribed "MARY COPPEDÈ..." on the stretcher.
Oil on canvas, 31 3/8 x 22 3/8 in. (79.5 x 57.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Patch reinforcements, retouch, scattered abrasions. rippling.

N.B. It is notable that in this instance the copyist, Mary Coppedè, whose dates are unknown, inscribed the reverse of the portrait. There are two other artists with that last name who are listed as active in Florence in the mid-19th through early 20th century.
Estimate $600-800


Peter Paul Rubens, Galleria Uffizi