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Peter Paul Rubens

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

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Connected Sites

  • Belfries: Altarpieces The Raising of the Cross (1610) and The Descent from the Cross (1611?1614) for the Cathedral of Our Lady
  • 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
  • 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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