The death of Seneca. A pupil on the right describes the last words of the Philosopher; two soldiers on the right background. The old man is standing in the center, with his left hand raised and the right arm towards the ground. Some blood is dropping out of his forearm. A bearded man on the left is drying Seneca’s skin. The philosopher is standing on a basin. Lettered in lower margin with production details and title: “Petr. Paul Rubbens pinxit” and “[A. Voet iunior sc] Corn. Galle excudit”. Text in squared brackets added in brown ink, after reworking of plate. The figure of Seneca is after a Roman statue of an old fisherman ‘Vieux pêcheur, dit Sénèque mourant’ in the Musée du Louvre, Paris, inv.no.MR 314.