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Portrait of the Infanta Isabella
Studio of Peter Paul Rubens

Isabella Clara Eugenia (1566 - 1633), Archduchess of Austria, was the daughter of Philip II of Spain by whom she was made joint Sovereign of the Seventeen Provinces of the Netherlands with her husband, the Archduke Albert, in 1598.

A 'Portrait of the Archduke Albert' forms a pendant to this work. Both compositions were engraved in 1615 as after Rubens. Rubens was Isabella and Albert's court painter and became the Infanta's trusted adviser after her husband's death in 1621. These portraits were probably painted in the artist's studio after prototypes by the master that no longer survive.

Key facts
Artist Studio of Peter Paul Rubens
Artist dates 1577 - 1640
Full title Portrait of the Infanta Isabella
Group The Archduke Albert and the Infanta Isabella
Date made about 1615
Medium and support Oil on canvas
Dimensions 120.5 x 88.8 cm
Acquisition credit Bequeathed by Richard C. Jackson, 1923
Inventory number NG3819
Location in Gallery Not on display
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The Archduke Albert and the Infanta Isabella

These two paintings were made as pendants, or companion pieces, and would have hung next to each other.

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