Self-portrait(detail) Uffici, Florence
1. Peter Paul Rubens was born in Siegen en Westphalia (now Germany) at the end of which century?
2. Rubens became a master of __________?_____ art, which uses the diagonal as the strongest way to express the dynamism of a subject. Typical also is the manner in which the characters seem to come out of the frame of the picture (as in the second picture "Elevation"
a- Nobles of
5. Even the great masters had to paint what their "patrons" asked them. Rubens thus painted a lot of religious scenes, but even in these works, Rubens painted the beauty of nature through it's human or animal form.
Who is represented with his foot on the dragon?
a- St. Peter
a- on foot
Three Graces of the Arts
a- One of
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Time line: Art history 1600-1700
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