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  • Peter Paul Rubens 1577-1640 Rubens employed many assistants and one of them, Frans Snyders, was such an active participant in his studio that art scholar Charles-Rogers Bordley argued that Snyders was responsible for Rubens's most famous paintings.

    With a Little Help From Their Friends

  • Taken together, the three pictures demonstrate the variety, as well as the continuities, within Rubens's work.

    Finding Inspiration in the Flesh

  • Israel Museum Rubens's 'The Death of Adonis' "The Death of Adonis" began as a commission, possibly ordered by a relative of Rubens's first wife.

    Rubens's Classical Spectacle, Rated R

  • Paintings and sculptures—from a statue in rare brown marble taken from Emperor Hadrian's villa to Rubens's 1617 rendition of "Romulus and Remus Suckled by the She-wolf"—show the transition from pagan to Christian art.

    Celebrating the Art of Italy

  • Rubens's technique makes us aware of the relationship between a body and an artist's means of reproducing it.

    Finding Inspiration in the Flesh

  • Rubens's depictions of naked bodies make full use of the Renaissance feeling for the cooperation, rather than the conflict, between secular and sacred pleasures.

    Finding Inspiration in the Flesh

  • The British Museum Rubens's earlier 'Venus Lamenting Over the Dead Adonis' The painting depicts the moment Venus discovers her dying lover, Adonis, after he has been gored in the groin by a beast while hunting—outsize drama on a 7-by-11-foot canvas that made this a natural first choice for the series, says the exhibit's curator, Shlomit Steinberg.

    Rubens's Classical Spectacle, Rated R

  • Compared with Rubens's females, Sebastian seems positively chaste.

    Finding Inspiration in the Flesh

  • As with any picture based on a well-known subject, you can take the measure of Rubens's portrait by comparing it with what he had seen, and also—in this case—by comparison to other Sebastians in the same museum.

    Finding Inspiration in the Flesh

  • The Allen is sending Rubens's "The Finding of Erichthonius," painted around 1632-1633, based on a story from Ovid.

    Loan gives Phillips Collection a chance to pair styles, periods and painters


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