Category: Pieter Paul Rubens

after church

Best viewed on black ! A peaceful square right in the centre of Antwerp, nice to get away from the crowds St. Carolus Borromeus Church in Antwerp is a Baroque church with a spectacular facade, built by the Jesuits between 1615 and 1621. Peter Paul Rubens contributed to the façade, the tower, and much of…

Antwerpen… The golden cathedral.

The Cathedral of Our Lady (Dutch: Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekathedraal) is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Antwerp, Belgium. Its architects were Jan and Pieter Appelmans. The church’s one finished spire is 404 ft high, the highest church tower in the Benelux. Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor commented that the spire should be kept under glass, and Napoleon compared…

Antwerpen… Rubens and Groenplaats

The Groenplaats or ‘Green Place’, one of Antwerp’s most prominent squares, is located in the heart of the city’s historic district, near the Cathedral of Our Lady. Until the 18th century, the Groenplaats was Antwerp’s main cemetery. During the Austrian occupation, emperor Joseph II abolished cemeteries inside the city walls, so it was converted into…

IMG_0292FD Peter Paul Rubens. From 1577 to 1640. Evening landscape with full moon with the fowler. Louvre. The fowler is at the bottom left.

Pierre Paul Rubens. 1577-1640. Paysage du soir à l’oiseleur avec pleine lune. Louvre. L’oiseleur est en bas à gauche. Peter Paul Rubens. From 1577 to 1640. Evening landscape with full moon with the fowler. Louvre. The fowler is at the bottom left. Posted by >jean louis mazieres on 2014-03-05 12:45:42