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

The Happiness of the Regency

Oil on canvas, 394 x 295 cm
Musée du Louvre, Paris

The is one of the 21 paintings from the Life of Mary of Medicis, which was executed for the Palace of Luxembourg in Paris. The paintings were commissioned by Mary of Medicis in 1622 and the gallery containing the paintings was inaugurated on the occasion of the marriage of Henriette of France and Charles I of England in 1625.

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