Saturn Devouring His Son | Peter Paul Rubens | 1636

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Size: 10"x20"

"Saturn Devouring His Son," by Peter Paul Rubens, depicts the mythological event where Saturn, fearing that he would be overthrown by one of his children, eats each one upon their birth. The artwork is a dramatic and dark representation of this tale from Roman mythology. It shows the powerful, muscular form of Saturn in a twisted pose, his mouth clamped over the body of his unfortunate offspring, whose limp form and anguished expression evoke both horror and pity. The painting stands out for its dynamic composition, intense emotion, and visceral, almost tangible textures. Rubens' mastery of the human form and use of chiaroscuro—a strong contrast between light and dark—are evident in this deeply moving piece.



A premium quality heavyweight (200gsm) fine art print material with a smooth, clean finish. This museum quality paper is extremely consistent and works perfectly with large, full colour graphics or illustrations. The matte finish emphasises different highlights and tones in the source artworks; helping to create stunning works of art.

- All prints feature a 0.25 inch white border to ensure space for framing. 

Our Eco Credentials Include:

  • FSC approved or sustainably sourced paper
  • Printed using water based inks
  • Local fulfilment reduces carbon emissions
  • Contains no plastic


10 x 20 Inches = 25.4 cm x 50.8 cm