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Peter Paul Rubens

Lion Hunt, Peter Paul Rubens

circa 1621
oil on canvas
Height: 249 cm (98 in); Width: 377 cm (12.3 ft)
Alte Pinakothek
Accession number
602 (Bavarian State Painting Collections)
Notes Genre works

described at URL: https://www.wga.hu/html/r/rubens/61other/03lionhu.html
RKDimages, Art-work number 216719.

The Lion Hunt is a 1621 painting by Peter Paul Rubens, now held in the Alte Pinakothek in Munich. It shows two lions attacked by hunters on horseback and on foot. It marks the end of an intensive creative phase for Rubens centered on the theme of hunting.

Size: 377 x 249 cm (148,2 x 97,9 inches)
Related subjects by Rubens

The Hippopotamus and Crocodile Hunt

The Wild Boar Hunt

The Wolf and Fox Hunt

The Tiger Hunt


Arnout Balis, Hunting Scenes, vol. 2, Oxford University Press and Harvey Miller Ltd, coll. Corpus Rubenianum Ludwig Burchard, 1986, 406 p. (ISBN 978-0-199210-41-1, lire en ligne), partie XVIII
David Rosand, ‘Rubens's Munich Lion Hunt: Its Sources and Significance’, The Art Bulletin, College Art Association, vol. 51, no. 1, March 1969, pp. 29–40


, Peter Paul Rubens


. Πέτερ Πάουλ Ρούμπενς


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