Peter Paul Rubens

Peter Paul Rubens was a seventeenth-century Flemish Baroque painter.

Connected Sites

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Belfries Altarpieces The Raising of the Cross (1610) and The Descent from the Cross (1611?1614) for the Cathedral of Our Lady
Florence "Rubens travelled to Rome by way of Florence in 1601." (Wikipedia) The Palazzo Pitti has several paintings by Rubens in its collection.
Genoa Wrote I Palazzi di Genova, which includes several of the designated palaces
Mantua and Sabbioneta Mantua: lived at the court of Duke Vincenzo I of Gonzaga.
Notre-Dame Cathedral in Tournai "The liberation of souls from purgatory", 1635-1636
Paseo del Prado and Buen Retiro "The Museo del Prado has the largest collection of Rubens' paintings, and one of the finest as well, and almost all of it comes from Spain's royal collections."
Plantin-Moretus Museum He was a friend of the family and made several paintings/bookcovers for them
Rome St. Helena with the True Cross for the Roman church of Santa Croce in Gerusalemme
Venice and its Lagoon Madonna with Child, in the baroque church Santa Maria del Giglio.


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