Peter Paul RUBENS
(Siegen. Westphalia. , 28 June 1577 - 30 May 1640, Antwerp. Belgium. )
Oil on canvas
Munich. Alte Pinakothek.
Commissioned by Sir John Digby (the English ambassador to Brussels) as a present for James Marquis (later Duke) of Hamilton and Comte d‚ÄôArenberg. Rubens was still working on the painting in the fall of 1621.