9 July 1999
Follower of Sir Peter Paul Rubens
Portrait of a commander, half-length, in armour with a red sash
oil on canvas
31 x 25 in. (78.7 x 64.7 cm.)
Bought by Ludwig Burchard from J.M.A Kockx, Antwerp.
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L. Burchard, 'Alcuni dipinti del Rubens nel suo periodo italiano', Pinacoteca, Studi di storia dell'arte, July-August, 1928, pp. 5-6, figs. 1-2.
M. Jaff, Rubens Catalogo Completo, Milan, 1989, no. 103.
Identified by Burchard (according to a label on the reverse) as no. 129 of the Specification of pictures found in Rubens's house after his death (for which, see J.M. Muller, Rubens: The Artist as Collector, Princeton, 1989, p. 118).
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