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Young Rubens Surprised by His Teacher,

Wood engraving on wove paper

Dimensions (Image): 194 x 237 mm (7.6 x 9.3 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 420 x 295 mm (16.5 x 11.6 in.)

Dimensions (Object): 420 x 295 mm (16.5 x 11.6 in.)

Dimension notes: Sheet dimensions are as folded for signature; sheet and object dimensions are average for group

No signature in block; printed below image: “YOUNG RUBENS SURPRISED BY HIS TEACHER. SEE PAGE 294.”

Watermark: No watermark

Edition: Front cover illustration for “The Illustrated Christian Weekly” (New York: American Tract Society) vol. 2, no. 25, Saturday 22 June 1872; publication editor Lyman Abbott; in DAC Collection with complete issue as image context, including accompanying article by “A.F.H.A.” about Rubens at pp. 293–94

Accession number: 2001.14.3

Weedon Endowment funds, 2001

Work Type: print

Related Works: From a group of eighteen cover illustrations for The Illustrated Christian Weekly. Other illustrations in the issue for which this was the cover illustration accompany an article on dairy farms; another wood engraving depicts Rubens as an adult

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