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Peter Paul Rubens
- Created 2012-03-12
Sir Peter Paul Rubens
(ˈrybə(n)s; 28 June 1577 – 30 May 1640), was a
Flemish Baroque painter
, and a proponent of an extravagant
style that emphasised movement, colour, and sensuality. He is well known for his
altarpieces, portraits, landscapes, and
s of mythological and allegorical subjects.
In addition to running a large studio in
that produced paintings popular with nobility and art collectors throughout Europe, Rubens was a classically educated
and diplomat who was
ed by both
, King of Spain, and
, King of England.
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Rubens's palette and painting materials, with bibliography
National Gallery: Rubens
''The Guardian'': Rubens
The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York)
''The Virgin and Child with St Elizabeth and the Child Baptist'' 1630-35
Rubens's ''Adoration of the Magi'', at "Flemish Art Collection", the official site of the three major museums in the Flemish Region of Belgium
290 of images by the artist, and more.
The Art of Diplomacy, A New Book Paints Rubens as a Crafty Negotiator of Peace Among Warring European Kings, The Wall Street Journal, 10 October 2009
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
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