Countess Rachel de Ruvigny of Southampton 2020


Greetings Card

Anthony van Dyck

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Taken from an ‘Countess Rachel du Ruvigny as Fortune’ by Anthony van Dyck, this greetings card is from Fitzwilliam Masterpieces 2020 Edition range.

The card is 125 x 175mm, printed on FSC approved board and supplied with an envelope in a compostable starch cello sleeve.

The card is left blank for your own message.

British aristocrat Countess Rachel du Ruvigny of Southampton poses as the goddess Fortune in this beautiful portrait by Flemish artist Anthony van Dyck, painted in c.1638. Her shimmering dress of metallic blue displays her wealth and refinement, while the trappings of the Roman deity demonstrate her power and position.

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