Peter Paul Rubens
Lion Hunt, 1621
Leinwand, 248,7 x 377,3 cm
1748 im Inventar der Münchner Residenz erwähnt
Inv. Nr. 602
"Grace and violence" (grâce et véhémence) - this pair of opposites are the words Rubens himself used in a letter to describe this work, which he considered to be one of his best. - The painting was commissioned by the envoy John Digby as a present for Count Hamilton.