Tag: Rubens

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 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…

James I (England)

(1566–1625) James Charles Stuart King of England (1603–1625) King of Ireland (1603–1625) King of Scotland (1567–1625) James I in Art: Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640) The Apotheosis of James I c.1628–1630 Tate Britain, London   Born June 19 1566 Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh (Scotland)…

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),…

Aeneas in the underworld (s.d.)

Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640) Aeneas in the underworld s.d. Oil on oak panel, 47 x 32 cm National Museum Wales, Cardiff See also: • The Aeneid (English) | Virgil (70 BC-19 BC)