Tag: Flemish

The Four Rivers of Paradise (c.1615)

Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640) The Four Rivers of Paradise c.1615 Oil on canvas, 208 × 283 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna Compare: Bernini, Gian Lorenzo (1598-1680) Fontana dei Fiumi 1651 Piazza Navona, Roma    

The Betrayal of Christ (late 1650s)

Jordaens, Jacob (1593-1678) The Betrayal of Christ late 1650s Oil on canvas, 225.5 x 246.3 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland After the deaths of fellow Flemish painters Peter Paul Rubens in 1640 and Anthony van Dyck in 1641, Jordaens became…

John the Baptist (c.1410)

Campin, Robert (c.1378-1444) John the Baptist c.1410 Oil on oak panel, 17.3 x 11.6 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland According to tradition, John the Baptist wears a hair shirt under a white cloth, associated with newly baptized Christians. The flag…

The Apotheosis of James I (c.1628-1630)

Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640) The Apotheosis of James I and Other Studies: Multiple Sketch for the Banqueting House Ceiling, Whitehall c.1628–1630 Oil on oak, 94.7 x 63 cm Tate Britain, London Rubens was the leading artist in Antwerp, and one of the…

The Mocking of Christ (1628-1630)

Van Dyck, Anthony (1599-1641) The Mocking of Christ 1628–1630 Oil on canvas, 112 x 93 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton The most brilliant of Peter Paul Rubens’s assistants, Van Dyck left Antwerp to pursue his career in London and Genoa.…

The Crowning of Saint Catherine (1631 or 1633)

Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640) The Crowning of Saint Catherine 1631 or 1633 Oil on canvas, 265.7 x 214.3 cm Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo Rubens painted this magnificent painting as an altarpiece for the Church of the Augustinians in Mechelen (Malines),…

Adam and Eve (1640s)

Jordaens, Jacob (1593-1678) Adam and Eve (The Fall of Man) 1640s Oil on canvas, 184.5 × 221 cm Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest Compare: Jordaens, Jacob (1593-1678) Adam and Eve 1642 Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo