Peter Paul Rubens

Peter Paul Rubens was a 17th century painter whose style emphasized movement, color and sensuality. Born on June 28, 1577 in Siegen, Germany, Rubens was one of the most celebrated and prolific artists in Europe during his lifetime as well as the entire Baroque era. He also played an important diplomatic role in European politics. He is mot known for his works: “Descent of the Cross”, “Wolf and Fox Hunt”, “Peace and War”, and “The Garden of Love.” Rubens passed away in May 1640.

Peter Paul Rubens is featured in Edition: Guest Editor, Stephan Breuer

Detail from Landscape with a Rainbow (c.1630)
Landscape with a Rainbow (c.1630)
The Rainbow Landscape (c.1636)