Portrait of Peter Paul Rubens

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1577-1640

Flemish Baroque Painter

Peter Paul Rubens was a prominent Flemish Baroque painter, known for his large-scale religious and mythological scenes, portraits, and landscapes. He was born on June 28, 1577, in Siegen, Westphalia (now Germany), to Jan Rubens, a lawyer and Antwerp alderman, and his wife Maria Pypelincks. His family was forced to flee to Cologne due to his father's involvement in a scandal with the wife of William the Silent, Prince of Orange.

In 1589, after his father's death, Rubens and his family returned to Antwerp, where he received his early artistic training from Tobias Verhaecht, Adam van Noort, and Otto van Veen. In 1600, he traveled to Italy to further study art and was heavily influenced by the works of Caravaggio, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Titian.

Rubens worked for the Duke of Mantua, Vincenzo Gonzaga, for eight years, painting various works for the duke's palace and traveling on diplomatic missions. During this time, he also visited Rome and Florence, where he copied masterpieces and studied classical art and architecture.

In 1608, Rubens returned to Antwerp after his mother's death. He was appointed court painter to the Habsburg governors of the Netherlands, Archduke Albert and Archduchess Isabella. He married Isabella Brant in 1609 and established a successful studio, employing numerous assistants and apprentices, including the young Anthony van Dyck.

Rubens's fame quickly spread across Europe, and he received commissions from various rulers, including King Philip IV of Spain, King Charles I of England, and Queen Marie de' Medici of France. His paintings were known for their dramatic, emotional intensity and sensuous color, as well as his ability to capture movement and texture.

Some of Rubens's most famous works include "The Descent from the Cross" (1612–1614), "The Raising of the Cross" (1610–1611), "The Massacre of the Innocents" (1611–1612), and "The Garden of Love" (c. 1633). He also painted numerous portraits, such as "The Four Philosophers" (c. 1611–1612) and "The Duke of Buckingham" (1625).

In 1626, Rubens's wife Isabella died, and in 1630, he married the 16-year-old Hélène Fourment. He began to focus more on landscape painting and created some of his most famous landscapes during this time, such as "The Château de Steen with Hunter" (c. 1635–1638).

Rubens also continued to work as a diplomat, helping to negotiate the Treaty of Antwerp in 1609 and the Treaty of the Pyrenees in 1659. He was knighted by both King Philip IV of Spain and King Charles I of England for his diplomatic efforts.

Peter Paul Rubens died on May 30, 1640, in Antwerp at the age of 62. His artistic legacy has had a lasting impact on the history of European art, and his influence can be seen in the works of many later artists, including Rembrandt, Watteau, and Delacroix.

403 Rubens Artworks

The Entombment, c.1612 by Rubens | Canvas Print

The Entombment c.1612

Giclée Canvas Print
$75.66
SKU: 13851-RPP
Peter Paul Rubens
Original Size:131 x 130.2 cm
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, USA

Diana and Her Nymphs on the Hunt, c.1615 by Rubens | Canvas Print

Diana and Her Nymphs on the Hunt c.1615

Giclée Canvas Print
$58.30
SKU: 13850-RPP
Peter Paul Rubens
Original Size:284.2 x 180.3 cm
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, USA

Diana and Her Nymphs Departing for the Hunt, c.1615 by Rubens | Canvas Print
SKU: 13849-RPP
Peter Paul Rubens
Original Size:216 x 178.7 cm
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio, USA

Isabella Brant, c.1620 by Rubens | Canvas Print

Isabella Brant c.1620

Giclée Canvas Print
$61.10
SKU: 13848-RPP
Peter Paul Rubens
Original Size:53 x 46 cm
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio, USA

Deianeira Tempted by Fama, c.1638 by Rubens | Canvas Print

Deianeira Tempted by Fama c.1638

Giclée Canvas Print
$50.02
SKU: 13847-RPP
Peter Paul Rubens
Original Size:245 x 168 cm
Galleria Sabauda, Turin, Italy

Death of Henry IV and the Proclamation of the Regency of Marie de Medicis, 14 May 1610, c.1621/25 by Rubens | Canvas Print
SKU: 13846-RPP
Peter Paul Rubens
Original Size:394 x 727 cm
Louvre Museum, Paris, France

Judith with the Head of Holofernes, c.1616 by Rubens | Canvas Print
SKU: 13845-RPP
Peter Paul Rubens
Original Size:120 x 111 cm
Herzog Anton Ulrich-Museum, Braunschweig, Germany

One of the Three Magi: Balthasar, c. 1618 by Rubens | Canvas Print
SKU: 13844-RPP
Peter Paul Rubens
Original Size:65.5 x 50.5 cm
Public Collection

Adoration of the Magi, 1609 by Rubens | Canvas Print

Adoration of the Magi 1609

Giclée Canvas Print
$53.34
SKU: 13843-RPP
Peter Paul Rubens
Original Size:346 x 488 cm
Prado Museum, Madrid, Spain

Helene Fourment in Her Wedding Dress, c.1630/31 by Rubens | Canvas Print
SKU: 13842-RPP
Peter Paul Rubens
Original Size:163.5 x 137 cm
Alte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany

Self Portrait, c.1623/25 by Rubens | Canvas Print

Self Portrait c.1623/25

Giclée Canvas Print
$53.75
SKU: 13841-RPP
Peter Paul Rubens
Original Size:85 x 61 cm
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy

Resurrected Christ Triumphant, c.1616 by Rubens | Canvas Print

Resurrected Christ Triumphant c.1616

Giclée Canvas Print
$61.75
SKU: 13840-RPP
Peter Paul Rubens
Original Size:183 x 155 cm
Palazzo Pitti, Florence, Italy

Return from the Harvest, c.1635 by Rubens | Canvas Print

Return from the Harvest c.1635

Giclée Canvas Print
$50.02
SKU: 13839-RPP
Peter Paul Rubens
Original Size:122 x 195 cm
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy

Self Portrait, c.1615 by Rubens | Canvas Print

Self Portrait c.1615

Giclée Canvas Print
$60.78
SKU: 13838-RPP
Peter Paul Rubens
Original Size:78 x 61 cm
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy

Landscape with Ulysses and Nausicaa, c.1625/27 by Rubens | Canvas Print
SKU: 13837-RPP
Peter Paul Rubens
Original Size:126.5 x 205.5 cm
Palazzo Pitti, Florence, Italy

Johanna, Archduchess of Austria, Grand Duchess of Tuscany, c.1621/25 by Rubens | Canvas Print
SKU: 13836-RPP
Peter Paul Rubens
Original Size:247 x 116 cm
Louvre Museum, Paris, France

Portrait of Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, c.1621/25 by Rubens | Canvas Print
SKU: 13835-RPP
Peter Paul Rubens
Original Size:247 x 116 cm
Louvre Museum, Paris, France

The Triumph of Truth (The Medici Cycle), c.1621/25 by Rubens | Canvas Print
SKU: 13834-RPP
Peter Paul Rubens
Original Size:394 x 160 cm
Louvre Museum, Paris, France

The Majority of Louis XIII 20th October 1614 (The Medici Cycle), c.1621/25 by Rubens | Canvas Print
SKU: 13833-RPP
Peter Paul Rubens
Original Size:394 x 295 cm
Louvre Museum, Paris, France

Adoration of the Shepherds, 1608 by Rubens | Canvas Print

Adoration of the Shepherds 1608

Giclée Canvas Print
$50.02
SKU: 13832-RPP
Peter Paul Rubens
Original Size:300 x 192 cm
Public Collection

Susanna and the Elders (Susanna Bathing), n.d. by Rubens | Canvas Print
SKU: 13831-RPP
Peter Paul Rubens
Original Size:177 x 246 cm
Galleria Sabauda, Turin, Italy

Raising of Lazarus, n.d. by Rubens | Canvas Print

Raising of Lazarus n.d.

Giclée Canvas Print
$68.22
SKU: 13830-RPP
Peter Paul Rubens
Original Size:177 x 161 cm
Galleria Sabauda, Turin, Italy

Hercules in the Garden of the Hesperides,  c.1638 by Rubens | Canvas Print
SKU: 13829-RPP
Peter Paul Rubens
Original Size:246 x 168.5 cm
Galleria Sabauda, Turin, Italy

Virgin with a Garland of Flowers,  c.1618/20 by Rubens | Canvas Print
SKU: 13828-RPP
Peter Paul Rubens
Original Size:185 x 210 cm
Alte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany

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