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Attributed to Abraham van Diepenbeck Bois-le-Duc 1599-1675 Antwerp
Attributed to Abraham van Diepenbeck Bois-le-Duc 1599-1675 Antwerp

The Emperor Theodosius before Saint Ambrose

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Attributed to Abraham van Diepenbeck Bois-le-Duc 1599-1675 Antwerp The Emperor Theodosius before Saint Ambrose oil on canvas laid down on panel 41 3/8 x 28¼ in. 105 x 71.7 cm.
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 12 January 1994, lot 101.

Lot Essay

The present painting is based on Rubens' composition in the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna (see M. Jaffé, Rubens, 1989, p. 227, no. 424, illustrated), which was in turn copied by Sir Anthony van Dyck (National Gallery, London).

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