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King Ferdinand Meeting Cardinal-Infante Ferdinand

King Ferdinand Meeting Cardinal-Infante Ferdinand, Peter Paul Rubens
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King Ferdinand Meeting Cardinal-Infante Ferdinand is a Rococo Oil on Canvas Painting created by Peter Paul Rubens in 1635. It lives at the The J. Paul Getty Museum in the United States. The image is in the Public Domain, and tagged Grisaille. SourceDownload

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On September 2, 1634, King Ferdinand III of Hungary and the Cardinal-Infante Ferdinand met at Nördlingen on the Danube River. Days later the two Catholic rulers would combine their armies to fight the Protestants (they won). Rubens painted this grisaille as a sketch for the Stage of Welcome, a ceremonial arch for a festival coronation in Antwerp.

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