Peter Paul Rubens – The Formative Years | Online Art Museum

Peter Paul Rubens – The Formative Years

Peter Paul Rubens - The Formative Years

Historians have debated the origin of Ruben’s desire to paint voluptious figures for a long time. Most agree that full bodies must have been the ideal of beauty for the age. Rubens lived in Holland by the sea. I bet his parents took him to the beach a lot as a baby. So my theory is somewhat more…

Posted by >David Blackwell. on 2011-09-02 14:40:00