Deborah Kip, Wife of Sir Balthasar Gerbier, and Her Children.
1629-1630. Oil on canvas. The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA. Read Note.
Deborah Kip, Wife of Sir Balthasar Gerbier, and Her Children. In 1629, Rubens spent several months in London as the houseguest of Balthasar Gerbier, a Flemish-born art dealer and diplomatic courier. Gerbier's Dutch-born wife, Deborah Kip, is depicted here with four of their nine children