c 1804 Original Engraving - L'Arc En Ciel - Garreau (Rubens)


ARTIST: Pierre-Paul Rubens

ENGRAVER: L.P.F. Garreau   


ORIGIN & DATE: (Musée Français)  Paris, c. 1804-11

A very fine original etching and engraving by Garreau, drawn by Marchais, after a painting by Pierre-Paul Rubens done in 1636.   The scene depicts a landscape with a rainbow; a pastoral scene with various figures in the foreground, including a couple sitting together on the ground and a shepherd leaning against a tree trunk with a flute, three other figures at left, a flock of sheep grazing.

 Reference:  British Museum example # 1859,0806.459.

Image size is approximately 9 11/16 x 13 3/8 inches.

Shipped unmatted.

  • Inventory# MA-1181