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Peter Paul Rubens: Thetis Dipping the Infant Achilles into the River Styx  wikidata:Q19926218 
Artist
creator QS:P170,Q5599
Peter Paul Rubens: Thetis Dipping the Infant Achilles into the River Styx
Title

Thetis dipping the infant Achilles into the river Styx.[1]

Alternative title(s):

Thetis dips Achilles in the Styx.
Object type painting / oil sketch
Description
The goddess Thetis dipping the infant Achilles into the river Styx, which runs through Hades. In the background, the ferryman Charon can be seen taking the dead across the river in his boat. The scene was painted by Peter Paul Reubens around 1630/1635 as part of the Achilles Series
Date between 1630 and 1635
date QS:P571,+1630-00-00T00:00:00Z/8,P1319,+1630-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1326,+1635-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
Medium oil on panel
medium QS:P186,Q296955;P186,Q1348059,P518,Q861259
Dimensions Height: 44.1 cm (17.3 in); Width: 38.4 cm (15.1 in)
dimensions QS:P2048,44.1U174728;P2049,38.4U174728
institution QS:P195,Q679527
room 13
Accession number
1760 (OK)
Object history

: sale of the collection of Fulk Greville at an unknown auction house, London, lot no. 49

by 1925
date QS:P,+1925-00-00T00:00:00Z/7,P1326,+1925-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
: Arthur Smith-Barry, 1st Baron Barrymore (1843-1925), Northwick Park, Gloucestershire


: sale of the collection of Lord Barrymore at Sotheby's, London, lot no. 28
: acquired by Daniël George van Beuningen (1877-1955)

: given to the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, by Daniël George van Beuningen
References

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen collection online.

RKDimages, Art-work number 5008.
Source/Photographer collectie.boijmans.nl : Home : Info : Pic

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Notes[edit]

  1. Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen collection online.

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