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

Death of Constantine

Tapestry, wool and silk with gold and silver threads, 489 x 497 cm
Museum of Art, Philadelphia

This tapestry belongs to the series "History of Constantine the Great". It was made in the workshop of Filippe Maëcht and Hans Taye (Comans-La Planche tapestry factory, France). The figural composition is after Peter Paul Rubens.

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