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Rubens, Peter Paul 1577-1640

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Rubens and Italy by Michael Jaffé( Book )

8 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Paul Rubens : the drawings by Anne-Marie S Logan( Book )

8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 717 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."--Jacket
Rubens : a master in the making by David Jaffé( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 704 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."--Jacket
The oil sketches of Peter Paul Rubens : a critical catalogue by Julius S Held( Book )

10 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Rubens's landscapes : making & meaning by Christopher Brown( Book )

7 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exhibition catalog, Dist. for National Gallery Pub., London
Rubens & Brueghel : a working friendship by Anne T Woollett( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 504 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."--Jacket
Rubens--selected drawings by Julius S Held( Book )

11 editions published in 1986 in 3 languages and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

catalogue raisonné
Tapestries from the Samuel H. Kress collection 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 )

9 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rubens : the life of Christ after the Passion by David Freedberg( Book )

5 editions published in 1984 in English and German and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Catholic Rubens : saints and martyrs by Willibald Sauerländer( Book )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in German and English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Titian and Rubens : power, politics, and style by Hilliard T Goldfarb( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Paul Rubens by M. I︠A︡ Varshavskai︠a︡( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reproductions and brief text present the life and works of Peter Paul Rubens
Rubens : the Old Testament by Roger Adolf d' Hulst( Book )

5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world of Rubens, 1577-1640 by C. V Wedgwood( Book )

15 editions published between 1961 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stresses the career and artistic style of the Dutch painter of the Counter Reformation and includes numerous color reproductions
The magnificent ceremonial entry into Antwerp of His Royal Highness Ferdinand of Austria on the fifteenth day of May, 1635, as designed by Peter Paul Rubens by Jean-Gaspard Gevaerts( Book )

4 editions published in 1971 in English and Latin and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Paul Rubens by Charles Scribner( Book )

10 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billedværk med værker af den nederlandske maler, som levede 1577-1640
The letters of Sir Peter Paul Rubens by Peter Paul Rubens( Book )

13 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Paul Rubens : man & artist by Christopher White( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The making of Rubens by Svetlana Alpers( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rubens has long been considered a remarkably successful, prolific, and fleshly painter, a frequenter of the courts of the great. He is more admired than loved in our time, in contrast to the troubled figure of Rembrandt. This book takes up basic questions about Rubens's art and life, studies two of his bacchic paintings in detail, and discovers him in a less easy and more identifiably modern predicament. The first problem Alpers addresses is one of the relationship between making art and national consciousness. Why and how did Rubens paint the revelling Flemish peasants in the great Louvre Kermis? The circumstances, tone, and feeling of this picture are investigated and found to involve deep ambivalences that are political, social, and aesthetic. The second problem is that of art and its consumption. Beginning with Watteau, the making of a Rubensian art is traced in the taste for Rubens in the eighteenth century in France, where many of the pictures he had kept for his own collection had found their way. In the writings of Roger de Piles and in the work of the painters to follow, art is made out of the viewing and discussing of art. A binary system of taste emerged for Rubens as contrasted with Poussin, and critical distinctions came to be fashioned in the binary terms of gender. Finally, Alpers considers creativity itself and how, as a man and as a painter, Rubens could have viewed his own generative talent. An analysis of his Munich Silenus - fleshy, intoxicated, and, following Virgil's account, disempowered as a condition of producing his songs - reveals a sense of the creative gift as humanly indeterminate and equivocal. Fully illustrated with many drawings and paintings in color, this book complicates and deepens the interest of Rubens and of his works
Rubens and the classical tradition by Wolfgang Stechow( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in German and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Peter Paul Rubens : the drawings
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