Top part of a thesis print: St Francis kneeling with three globes on his shoulders
Peter Paul Rubens


Paulus Pontius (I)


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778 mm x 560 mm

Top part of a thesis print; St Francis (called 'Seraphicus Atlas') kneeling with three globes on his shoulders, on which the Virgin stands, above her head a banderole with 'Austro Seraphicus Coelum'; Philip IV King of Spain standing at left, followed by members of his family and looking up at the Virgin, a cart with other kings (Charles V, Philip II and Philip III) and driven by a Franciscan monk in top left; a cart with four Cardinal Virtues to right, driven by a Franciscan monk.

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