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RUBENS, Peter Paul (1577 - 1640), Painter, etcher, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
RUBENS, Peter Paul (1577 - 1640), Painter, etcher, draughtsman

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Flemish School, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born 28 June 1577, in Siegen (Westphalia), Germany; died 30 May 1640, in Antwerp.

Painter, etcher, draughtsman. Historical subjects, figures, nudes, portraits, genre scenes, landscapes. Wall decorations, church decoration, ornaments, designs for tapestries.

Antwerp School.

[not available online] [not available online] [not available online] [not available online]Peter Pau(we)l Rubens came from a rich bourgeois family

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