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  Peter Paul Rubens - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pieter Pauwel (Peter Paul) Rubens (June 28, 1577 May 30, 1640) was a Flemish artist, considered by many to be one of the greatest painters in European art history, a master of the Baroque style and the most important Flemish painter of the 17th century.
Rubens was born in Siegen, Westphalia to a successful Protestant lawyer who had fled Antwerp to escape religious persecution.
Rubens died of gout at age 63 and was interred in Saint James' church, Antwerp.
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Rubens was a man of his time; his studies of Italian art in no way led him back to the Quattrocentisti nor the Raffaeleschi; their power was at an end.
Rubens and Buckingham met in Paris in 1625; a correspondence of some importance had been going on between the painter and the Brussels court, and before long it was proposed that he should endeavour to bring about a final arrangement between the Crowns of England and Spain.
Rubens and Ferdinand had met at Madrid, and only a short time elapsed before the painter was confirmed in his official standinga matter of small importance, if we consider that the last years of his life were almost exclusively employed in working much more for the king than for his brother.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /R/RU/RUBENS_PETER_PAUL.htm   (6288 words)

 The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Special Exhibitions - Peter Paul Rubens (1577–1640): The Drawings
Rubens may have retouched the sheet only about 1615–16,60 when he began a series of hunting pictures for members of the court of the Southern Netherlands and thus became interested in depictions of fierce battles.
Rubens at that time was an internationally acclaimed painter, and from 1621 he was also a highly esteemed diplomat, who had the run of the courts in London, Paris, and Madrid.
Juxtaposing the Portrait of Ferdinando Gonzaga of 1601–2 (fig.
www.metmuseum.org /special/Rubens/rubens_essay.asp?page=11&printFlag=1   (16543 words)

 Peter Paul Rubens - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Pieter Pauwel (Peter Paul) Rubens (June 28, 1577 – May 30, 1640) was a Flemish artist, and considered by many people, one of the greatest painters in European art history (together with Rembrandt van Rijn), and the most important Flemish painter of the 17th century.
Rubens had three children with Isabella and five with Helen; his youngest child was born eight months after his death.
Rubens died of gout at age 63, and was interred in Saint James' church, Antwerp, Belgium.
www.leessummit.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Peter_Paul_Rubens   (682 words)

 Rubens - AMAM
As a youth, Rubens was educated in the classics, and demonstrated a particular talent for languages.
Rubens returned to Antwerp late in 1608, and less than a year later was named court painter to the Archdukes Albert and Isabella, governors of the Spanish Netherlands.
Rubens was married twice: to Isabella Brant (1591-1626) in 1609, and to Hélène Fourment (1614-1673) in 1630.
www.oberlin.edu /allenart/collection/rubens.html   (2474 words)

 Revered, Reviled Rubens
Rubens may have delighted in collaborating with independent artists as well as his large studio, but today we elevate the individual, and individualism, as the highest good, even if it is to the detriment of society.
Rubens' religious art--done in the wake of the Council of Trent, which put priest-censors in the position to determine what went into a painting and what was kept out--had the task of proselytizing Catholicism to a skeptical world.
Rubens gave glory to God, served his country and mankind as a dedicated agent of peace, and was devoted to his family--and these are all reflected in the themes he took up in his art and his treatment of them.
www.worldandi.com /public/1994/march/ar5.cfm   (3116 words)

 artnet.com Magazine Features - Rubens Superstar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
After his father's death in 1587, Rubens' strong-willed and intelligent mother moved back to Antwerp with him, where he was re-baptized a Catholic and served valuable apprenticeships with both the painter Otto van Veen and as a page for a local court.
Rubens was one of the very few 17th-century artists who inspired artists right until the early 20th century.
In his later years, Rubens would take artistic inspiration from the past to a new and more direct level, through reworking and retouching the drawings of earlier artists, and several of these transformations are also included in the show.
www.artnet.com /Magazine/features/jeromack/jeromack1-26-05.asp   (1510 words)

 Peter-Paul Rubens biography
When Rubens left Italy, he was no longer a bourgeois but a gentleman, and he was not a local artist but one of international style and reputation.
The number of pictures requested from Rubens was so large that he established an enormous workshop in which the master did the initial sketch and final touches, while his apprentices completed all the intermediary steps.
Besides court commissions from Brussels and abroad, the highly devout Rubens was much in demand by the militant Counter Reformation church of Flanders, which regarded his dramatic, emotionally charged interpretations of religious events—such as the Triptych of the Raising of the Cross (1610-11, Antwerp Cathedral)—as images for spiritual recruitment and renewal.
www.repropaint.com /Rubens/rubens.htm   (909 words)

 An Abridged Biography of Rubens
The young Rubens proved to be as dynamic and inspired as a painter as he had been as a scholar of modern European languages and classical antiquity.
Rubens received many court commissions from Brussels and abroad, which were filled primarily by his studio of painters.
Rubens developed a severe case of gout in 1627, which made it increasingly difficult for him to paint with the passage of time.
www.veritus.org /rubens/biograph.php   (1065 words)

 Drawn by the Brush: Oil Sketches by Peter Paul Rubens   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Rubens (1577-1640) was a man of broad talents and interests; he was immensely successful as a diplomat, entrepreneur, and artist in service to powerful patrons across Europe.
Rubens was a great lover of the classics, so it is certain that he was very familiar with the ancient Roman poet Ovid.
A master of a large studio, Rubens would often paint an oil sketch for a patron, gain approval, and then pass this sketch on to an assistant for the creation of the final painting.
www.bampfa.berkeley.edu /exhibits/rubens/teacher   (664 words)

 Peter Paul Rubens - Olga's Gallery
Peter Paul Rubens was born into the family of a Calvinist who had to live in exile from Antwerp.
On his father's death, Ruben’s mother returned to Antwerp in 1587, where he was brought up and educated in the Catholic faith.
Rubens and Isabella Brant in the Bower of Honeysuckle.
www.abcgallery.com /R/rubens/rubens.html   (314 words)

 b_rub   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Rubens was born in the German town of Siegen, in Westphalia.
In October 1600 Rubens accompanied the duke to Florence to attend the marriage-by-proxy of Gonzaga's sister-in-law Marie de Medicis to King Henry IV of France, a scene Rubens was to re-create a quarter-century later for the queen.
In 1622 Rubens was called to Paris by the queen mother of France, Marie de Medicis, to decorate one of the two main galleries of her newly built Luxembourg Palace.
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 Rubens - AMAM
Rubens apparently saw a number of Leonardo's physiognomic and anatomical studies in the collection of the sculptor Pompeo Leoni (ca.
Regardless of whether Rubens was reworking an existing drawing, or emulating an earlier source, however, the Head of an Old Man synthesizes a thorough understanding of the past with fresh observations from life, resulting in a likeness that is lively, human, and characteristically Rubens.
BiographyOne of the most versatile and accomplished figures in the history of art, Peter Paul Rubens was born at Siegen in Germany on 28 June 1577.
www.oberlin.edu /allenart/collection/rubens2.html   (1906 words)

 GrandPrix.com > GP Encyclopedia > Drivers > Rubens Barrichello
It was a bad year but consistent finishing took Rubens to third place in the championship, despite the fact that he had not won a race.
Eddie Jordan, keen on the youngster with his Arisco backing, signed up Barrichello at the end of the year and very quickly Barrichello showed his class by running as high as third in the European GP at Donington Park and then showing up his more experienced team mates Ivan Capelli and Thierry Boutsen.
A switch to Peugeot engines at the end of that year did not really help the Jordan team and in 1995 results were hard to come by although Rubens finished second in Canada.
www.grandprix.com /gpe/drv-barrub.html   (615 words)

 Malaspina Great Books - Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640)
His father, Jan Rubens, a lawyer and alderman of Antwerp,; was a Protestant who had fled from his native city to Cologne at the time that the Spanish governor was making strong efforts to extirpate heresy in Flanders.
When nearly thirteen the young Rubens was sent to the studio of Tobias Verhaecht, and thence quickly removed to study under Adam van Noort where he made the acquaintance of Jordaens, a fellow pupil in the same studio and a lifelong friend of the great artist.
By this time Rubens' wonderful energy and health were so broken, that many of his later pictures were executed by his pupils under his supervision and are to a very slight extent his own work.
www.malaspina.org /home.asp?topic=./search/details&lastpage=./search/results&ID=619   (3682 words)

 Top Story - Missing Rubens Painting Turns Up in Moscow - The St. Petersburg Times. General news from St.Petersburg and ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Badly damaged and bearing cracks from where it had been folded, the painting was still recognizable in the photo as "Tarquin and Lucretia," painted between 1609 and 1612 by the Flemish master Peter Paul Rubens and regarded as one of his finest works.
Rubens is a pre-eminent name in art history," said Sarah Jackson, head of historic claims from the Art Loss register in London.
Der Spiegel at one point reported that a pair of suspicious businessmen with possible connections to the police and the FSB were behind the e-mail.
archive.sptimes.ru /archive/times/906/top/t_10487.htm   (927 words)

 Rubens Exhibition (Getty Press Release)
Rubens (1577-1640), who lived and worked in Antwerp, synthesized artistic styles and techniques in an extraordinary manner.
The Assumption of the Virgin drawing and related engraving are excellent examples of Rubens' groundbreaking work in printmaking and reflect his influence as a teacher of the arts.
The matching engraving, which spread Rubens' work to a larger audience, subtly suggests the drawing's effects of light, shade, and texture by modulating the direction and width of the engraved lines.
www.getty.edu /news/press/exhibit/artofdrawing.html   (927 words)

The Flemish painter Peter Paul Rubens is considered the most important artist of the 17th century, whose style became an international definition of the animated, exuberantly sensuous aspects of baroque painting.
Ruben's father, Jan Rubens, was a prominent lawyer and Antwerp alderman.
During Rubens's 8 years (1600-08) as court painter to the duke of Mantua, he assimilated the lessons of the other Italian Renaissance masters and made (1603) a journey to Spain that had a profound impact on the development of Spanish baroque art.
www.mcs.csuhayward.edu /~malek/Rubens.html   (248 words)

 Houses of Pieter Paul Rubens   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Rubens built his house in Antwerp during the years 1610-15.
This house reflects the style of the Italian Renaissance that Rubens admired, incorporating classical arches, rustication, and sculpture.
It appears in paintings by Rubens, and is still a private home.
www.bc.edu /bc_org/avp/cas/fnart/arch/rubens_arch.html   (102 words)

 Peter Paul Rubens
Rubens stayed with the latter until his first journey to Italy in 1600, where he remained until 1608.
As court painter to Ferdinand and Isabella, Rubens lived with recent memories of religious wars and iconoclasm, of fierce local resistance to the Habsburg empire.
Rubens was court painter to the Hapsburgs, and this volume focusses on his relationship with Philip IV, his court, and Spain.
www.artchive.com /artchive/R/rubens.html   (1084 words)

 The State Hermitage Museum: Collection Highlights
Created in the last years of Rubens' life, this painting amazes the viewer with its virtuosity of style and unusual interpretation of the image of the god of wine and merriment.
The rich palette, in which all the colours blend into one golden stream, and the natural, sketchy technique, enabled the artist to create a genuine sense of debauchery, or bacchanalia.
According to Rubens' nephew, Philip, this was not a commissioned work, and the artist kept it in his studio till the end of his life.
www.hermitagemuseum.org /html_En/03/hm3_3_1_3c.html   (112 words)

 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
May 30, 1640 was the most renowned northern European artist of his day, and is now widely recognized as one of the foremost painters in Western art history.
His reputation established, Rubens returned (1608) to Antwerp following the death of his mother and quickly became the dominant artistic figure in the Spanish Netherlands.
Rubens was a master and in his day was at the cutting edge of Art as a powerful medium – a message and a deep reflection of societies joys and ills.
www.exporubens.com   (896 words)

 Official Site Borghese Gallery Pieter Paul Rubens - The Deposition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Rubens provides us with an extraordinary interpretation of the theme of the incarnation of the divine and human nature of Christ, suspended between death and potential future life.
All the shades of the spectrum of light are apparent in the flesh tones, with an opalescence that develops that mother of pearl quality first introduced by Federico Barocci (see also the contrast between the living hand of Mary Magdalen and the bluish tinge of Christ's as compared with Raphael's painting).
The impact made on Rubens by Roman Statuary can be seen in the antique altar with sacrifice scenes, but above all in the strong sculptural high relief of the figures.
www.galleriaborghese.it /borghese/en/edeporube.htm   (187 words)

 Some facts about Rubens.
Rubens' House(where he lived and worked), the museum Mayer-van den Bergh.
Rubens had many pupils that also became excellent baroque masters.
part of the Rubens House in Antwerp may be closed for a while...
www.geocities.com /Paris/9974/rubens.htm   (386 words)

 Peter Paul Rubens - Extraordinary Wedding Photography
Rubens' work can be found on book covers, in magazines, books on photography, calendars, limited
Rubens got his start professionally in 1985, apprenticing under one of Portland's
Rubens and his staff look for chances to serve
www.peterpaulrubens.com   (605 words)

 NGA - Sir Peter Paul Rubens
The most sought-after painter in northern Europe during the seventeenth century, Peter Paul Rubens, was also a diplomat, linguist, and scholar.
Sir Peter Paul Rubens, Daniel in the Lions' Den, c.
Sir Peter Paul Rubens, The Assumption of the Virgin, c.
www.nga.gov /collection/gallery/gg45/gg45-main1.html   (143 words)

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