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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…

we all go sometimes

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…

Raphaël Dubois Self portrait

Self portrait of the Belgian artist Raphaël Dubois (1888-1960) – He was a pupil of Evariste Carpentier (1845-1922) – Style:Post Impressionism – Zelfportret van de Belgische kunstenaar Raphaël Dubois (1888-1960),hij was een leerling van Evariste Carpentier (1845-1922) – Stijl:Post Impressionisme. Posted by >paulgosselin on 2012-08-11 06:11:50

Antwerpen… Listening the organ.

Every year, approximately 360,000 people from different countries and different cultures visit the Cathedral of Our Lady just for touching spiritually all the treasures collected here. Everyone can see here some works by Peter Paul Rubens and other flemish painters, the nineteenth-century Schyven organ which has 90 registers and 5,770 pipes a lot of sculptures…