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Rubens, Peter Paul 1577-1640

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Rubens by Peter Paul Rubens ( Book )
205 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in 13 languages and held by 1,618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Overzicht van het werk van de Vlaamse schilder (1577-1640)
Peter Paul Rubens by Peter Paul Rubens ( )
16 editions published between 1901 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rubens and Italy by Michael Jaffé ( Book )
12 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peter Paul Rubens : the drawings by Anne-Marie S Logan ( Book )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"For the great Flemish artist Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640), drawing was a fundamental activity. In Rubens's large Antwerp studio, drawings were made for the creation of new paintings; collaborators used them to assist the master on these paintings; and they served as instructional material for pupils. The drawings were guarded from the outside world because they were considered a kind of studio secret; the competition could exploit designs for new compositions if they were released prematurely. How precious Rubens considered his drawings is evident from his testament, which stipulated that they should be passed on to any of his sons or sons-in-law who chose to be a painter; only when it was clear, once all his children were grown, that none would become an artist or marry one could the drawings be dispersed." "This volume presents, in full-color reproductions, more than one hundred of the finest and most representative of Rubens's drawings, ranging from delightful renderings of children and elegant portraits of noblemen and women to vigorous animal studies and beautiful landscapes. Essays by Anne-Marie Logan and Michiel C. Plomp provide overviews of Rubens's career as a draftsman and of the eventual dispersal of his drawings among collectors some fifteen years after his death. The authors discuss the various functions of Rubens's drawings as preparatory studies for paintings, sculpture, prints, and book illustrations and as private studies meant largely for the artist's own enjoyment." "The volume also includes a sampling of the artist's early anatomical studies and copies after antique sculpture, made during his years in Italy (1600-1608). In all likelihood it was also in Italy that Rubens began to collect old master drawings. Eventually he amassed a large quantity of other artists' drawings, most of them by sixteenth-century Italian masters, and he retouched, restored, or reworked many of them. These retouched sheets - several of which are reproduced herein - offer additional insight into his creativity. They are also a starting point for a discussion of the fortunes of Rubens's drawings among collectors."--BOOK JACKET
Rubens : a master in the making by David Jaffé ( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640) was a prodigious artist and one of the most extraordinary figures of the seventeenth century. He eventually became the dominant international painter of his generation, and this book traces his progress from hesitant beginnings in the late 1590s through to the first works made after his triumphant return to Antwerp in 1608. Most of the eight intervening years were spent in Italy, where he was inspired by classical sculpture, by the work of Renaissance masters - above all Michelangelo and Raphael - and by the revolutionary styles of Caravaggio and other contemporaries." "This book follows the artist's creative engagement with these sources and others, exploring where Rubens went and, more importantly, what he saw. He studied and copied avidly, finally transforming his influences into a style that, in paintings such as The Fall of Plaeton (National Gallery of Art, Washington), Ecce Homo (State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg) and Samson and Delilah (The National Gallery, London) is entirely, breathtakingly, his own."--BOOK JACKET
Rubens's landscapes : making & meaning by Christopher Brown ( Book )
12 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Exhibition catalog, Dist. for National Gallery Pub., London
The oil sketches of Peter Paul Rubens : a critical catalogue by Julius S Held ( Book )
5 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
catalogue raisonné
Rubens & Brueghel : a working friendship by Anne T Woollett ( Book )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Rubens and Brueghel: A Working Friendship is the first international loan exhibition devoted to the artists' collaborative works and an investigation of their working methods. Assembled here are some of the most important works of Brueghel and Rubens's partnership - from the early war themes, to mythological landscapes and allegories, to iconic paintings of the Madonna and Child surrounded by garlands of fruit and flowers - as well as a select group of works executed with other collaborators, including Hans Rottenhammer, Hendrick de Clerck, Hendrick van Balen, and Frans Snyders. Together, these paintings reveal the nature of collaboration as practiced in the Netherlands in this period. What also emerges is the unique character of Brueghel and Rubens's conceptual alliance - a rare partnership of equals, a complex and reciprocal relationship, that gave rise to works of unparalleled delight."--BOOK JACKET
Rubens; selected drawings by Peter Paul Rubens ( Book )
14 editions published between 1959 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Donated: The Margaret A. Bailey Art Collection
Rubens : the life of Christ after the Passion by David Freedberg ( Book )
6 editions published in 1984 in English and German and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tapestries from the Samuel H. Kress collections at the Philadelphia Museum of Art; the History of Constantine the Great, designed by Peter Paul Rubens and Pietro da Cortona. [Catalog] by Philadelphia Museum of Art ( Book )
2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peter Paul Rubens; with fifty plates in full colour by Jennifer Fletcher ( Book )
72 editions published between 1911 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Billedværk med værker af den nederlandske maler, som levede 1577-1640
Titian and Rubens : power, politics, and style by Hilliard T Goldfarb ( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peter Paul Rubens : life and work by Martin Warnke ( Book )
7 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in English and German and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peter Paul Rubens, 1577-1640 : the Homer of painting by Gilles Néret ( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pietro Pauolo Rubens by Frans Baudouin ( Book )
17 editions published between 1977 and 1993 in 5 languages and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Met veel afbeeldingen in kleur wordt het werk van de Vlaamse schilder (1577-1640) uitgelegd. Vanaf ca. 11 jaar
Rubens : the Old Testament by Roger Adolf d' Hulst ( Book )
4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Palazzi antichi di Genova ; Palazzi moderni di Genova by Peter Paul Rubens ( Book )
6 editions published in 1968 in English and Italian and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rubens, the passion of Christ by J. Richard Judson ( Book )
10 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rubens and the book : title pages by Peter Paul Rubens : an exhibition at Chapin Library, Stetson Hall, May 2-31, 1977, Williamstown, Massachusetts ( Book )
4 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
P. P. R.
Paolo Rubens
Pedro Pablo de Rubenes
Pedro Pablo Rubenes
Peter Paolo Rubens
Peter Paul Reubens
Peter Paul Rubens
Petro Paulo Rubes
Pierre Paul Rubens
Pietro Paolo Rubbens
Pietro Paolo Rubens
Pietro Paulo Rubens
Pietro Pauolo Rubens
Pietropaolo Rubenz
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Rubbens, Peter Paul 1577-1640
Ruben, Peter Paul
Rubenius, Pet. P. 1577-1640
Rubenius, Pet. Paul.
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Rubenius, Petrus P. 1577-1640
Rubenius, Petrus Paulus 1577-1640
Rubenns, Peter Paul
Rubens, 1577-1640
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Rubens, P. P. (Peter Paul), 1577-1640
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Rubens, Pedro Pablo, 1577-1640
Rubens, Pedro Pauolo 1577-1640
Rubens, Peeter Pauwel
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Rubens, Peter Pauwel 1577-1640
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Rubens, Pieter-Pauwel
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Rubens, Pietro P. 1577-1640
Rubens, Pietro Paolo.
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Rubens, Pietro Paolo, Sir, 1577-1640
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Rubens, Pietro Pauolo.
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Rubens, Piter P. 1577-1640
Rubens, Piter Paul'.
Rubens, Sir
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Rubenss, Pīters Pauels, 1577-1640
Ruebens, Peter Paul
Ruuenes, Peter Paul
Sir Peter Paul Rubens
Рубенс, Питер Пауэл, 1577-1640
רובנס, פטר פאול
רובנס, פטר פאול, 1577־1640
リュベンス, ペーテル・パウル
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