RUBENS, Peter Paul
(b. 1577, Siegen, d. 1640, Antwerpen)

The Circumcision

Oil on canvas mounted on wood, 105 x 74 cm
Akademie der bildenden Künste, Vienna

This painting is a modello for the large altarpiece for the Jesuit church Sant'Ambrogio in Genoa. The donor for the altar painting was a member of the Jesuit Order and was from the Pallavicini family.