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Bellerophon slaying the Chimera; representing the defeat of heresy (Protestantism) in Belgium by Ferdinand of Spain. Etching by T. van Thulden, c. 1640, after P.P. Rubens, 1635.

  • Rubens, Peter Paul, 1577-1640.
Date
1635
Reference
27226i
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About this work

Publication/Creation

1635

Physical description

1 print : etching ; image 26.9 x 23.1 cm

Lettering

Flexibus aligeri delusa, et cuspide fixa, / Ut cecidit magno sub Bellerophonte Chimæra; / Haud secus invicto Fernandi, robore, dira / Concidet hæreseos rabies: delapsaque cælo/ Unanimes tandem iunget concordia Belgas. P.P. Rub. inv. T.a.T. fe. C. Geuat

Creator/production credits

Latin verses by Jean-Gaspard Gevaerts (Casperius Gevartius)

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 27226i

Reproduction note

After a design produced by Rubens in 1635 to decorate a triumphal arch in front of the abbey in Antwerp

Languages

  • Latin


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