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Sir Peter Paul Rubens
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stipple and line engraving, mid to late 18th century
4 1/2 in. x 3 1/4 in. (113 mm x 81 mm) paper size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford (née Fleming), 1931
- Sir Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640), Painter. Sitter associated with 13 portraits, Artist associated with 40 portraits.
- Sir Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640), Painter. Artist associated with 40 portraits, Sitter associated with 13 portraits.
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