TITLE

Peter Paul Rubens

PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Monkeyshines on Art & Great Artists;2001, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the paintings of Peter Paul Rubens in the history of Western art. Combination of the realistic tradition of Fleming with the imaginative freedom and classical themes of Italian painting; Influence of religious conflict on the career of Rubens; Death of Rubens.
ACCESSION #
6404002

 

Related Articles

  • The Missions of Rubens.  // History Today;Mar76, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p141 

    Talks about Peter Paul Rubens, ambassador to Charles I and a painter. Description of his life in Antwerp, Belgium; Factors that led to his appointment as ambassador to Charles I; Paintings he achieved.

  • Location, location. Cook, William // New Statesman;1/28/2008, Vol. 137 Issue 4881, p46 

    In this article the author discusses aspects of the life and work of the painter Peter Paul Rubens while visiting Antwerp, Belgium. He describes a number of painting by Rubens, visits the home the painter built for himself and places him in the artistic context of his time. The author states...

  • A RARE RUBENS BY RUBENS.  // Time;1/21/1966, Vol. 87 Issue 3, p91 

    The article features Flemish painter Peter Paul Rubens and his works of arts. It states that some of his 2,000-odd paintings were usually done by hand and that ran a factory with pupils and assistants blocking out figures and filling in landscapes on his sketches. It mentions his new...

  • Size.  // Time;3/12/1951, Vol. 57 Issue 11, p65 

    The article focuses on the work of painter Peter Paul Rubens. The paintings of Rubens feature pagan gods, fat and sassy goddesses, maternal Madonnas as well as muscular and mild images of Christ. His work also includes huge mythological scenes with cream-and-honey nudes, Biblical illustrations,...

  • Man of International Mystery. Yaffe, David // Conde Nast Traveler;Nov2004, Vol. 39 Issue 11, p192 

    Features the mansion of painter, Peter Paul Rubens in Antwerp, Belgium. Collection of cameos, intaglios and paintings; Author and his wife's private tour of the Rubenshuis real estate; Rubens' contribution to the architecture of Antwerp.

  • If Rubens Were Born Again. Stein, Leo // New Republic;6/1/18, Vol. 15 Issue 187, p143 

    Presents information regarding the significance of the painter Peter Paul Rubens in the present world of painting. Comparison between the painters of the period of Renaissance and those of today; Information that painting in those days was a respectable business, not an art; Assertion that in...

  • RUBENS' DRAWINGS: The Marks of a Prolific Master. Parks, John A. // American Artist: Drawing;Spring2005, Vol. 2 Issue 5, p16 

    The article focuses on Peter Paul Rubens, a 17th century painter of Belgium. It states that the works of Rubens are masterpieces full of inventiveness and human insight which are composed of portraits, landscape paintings and architectural designs. It also adds that Rubens was commissioned to...

  • Manna to Gall. Potter, Polyxeni // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Jan2011, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p160 

    The article offers information on "The Gathering of the Manna," an oil on canvas painting created by Peter Paul Rubens. An overview of the career of Rubens in the field of art is presented. Rubens' painting "The Gathering of the Manna" is a painted model for tapestries commissioned by...

  • The Great Fleming. Greer, Herb // World & I;Apr2005, Vol. 20 Issue 4, pN.PAG 

    Focuses on painter Peter Paul Rubens. Information on the exhibition at the Palais de Beaux Arts in Lille, France; Description of Ruben's paintings; Family background.

Share

Other Topics