Peter Paul Rubens

Rubens, Peter Paul – born June 28, 1577, Siegen, Nassau, Westphalia [Germany]
died May 30, 1640, Antwerp, Spanish Netherlands [now in Belgium]
Flemish painter who was the greatest exponent of Baroque painting’s dynamism, vitality, and sensuous exuberance. Though his masterpieces include portraits andlandscapes, Rubens is perhaps best known for his religious and mythological compositions. As the impresario of vast decorative programs, he presided over the most famous painter’s studio in Europe. His powers of invention were matched by extraordinary energy and versatility.

Descent From The Cross 

The Three Graces

Allegory on the Blessings of Peace

Chateau de Steen



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  1. Angel eyes

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