Rubens's Theory and Practice of the Imitation of Art

Muller, Jeffrey M.
June 1982
Art Bulletin;Jun82, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p229
Academic Journal
Considers the problem of artistic imitation in thought and practice of artist Peter Paul Rubens. Information on the essay 'De Imitatione Statuarum,' by Rubens; Characteristics of Rubens' art; Cause of difference between men and the ancients.


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