Category: Pieter Paul Rubens

Peter Paul Rubens

Peter Paul Rubens, Old woman and boy with candles c. 1616 – 1617 Seen today at the Mauritshuis, The Hague Posted by >RW-V on 2016-04-05 21:27:19

Peter Paul Rubens (detail)

Peter Paul Rubens (June 28, 1577 – May 30, 1640) was a prolific seventeenth-century Flemish Baroque painter, and a proponent of an exuberant Baroque style that emphasized movement, color, and sensuality. He is well-known for his Counter-Reformation altarpieces, portraits, landscapes, and history paintings of mythological and allegorical subjects. In addition to running a large studio…

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Freaking with HDR The Cathedral of Our Lady (Dutch: Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekathedraal) is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Antwerp, Belgium. Today’s see of the Diocese of Antwerp was started in 1352 and, although the first stage of construction was ended in 1521, has never been ‘completed’. In Gothic style, its architects were Jan and Pieter Appelmans. It…

Peter Paul Rubens, Venus Frigida

Peter Paul Rubens (Siegen 1577 – Antwerpen 1640) Venus Frigida (1614) Rubens lernte bei mehreren Malern in Antwerpen und wurde dort 1598 als Meister in die Lukasgilde aufgenommen. Von 1600 – 1608 hielt er sich in Italien auf und lernt die italienische Malerei in Mantua, Genua, Venedig, Florenz und Rom kennen. Ab 1608 lebte er…


Pierre Paul Rubens. 1577-1640. Anvers. Paysage au puits et à l’abreuvoir. Vers 1635. Louvre Peter Paul Rubens. From 1577 to 1640. Antwerp. Landscape wells and watering. About 1635. Louvre Posted by >jean louis mazieres on 2014-03-05 12:45:43