#FridayPainting: Peter Paul Rubens “The Triumphal Chariot of Kallo”

Sir Peter Paul Rubens is one of the most important painters in European art history. He created 2,500 compositions and approximately 10,000 works of art: paintings, drawings, book illustrations and even tapestries. Rubens’s compositions reference classical and Christian history. His Baroque style accentuated movement, colour, and sensuality, all of which are found in “The TriumphalContinue reading “#FridayPainting: Peter Paul Rubens “The Triumphal Chariot of Kallo””

Happy Birthday, Peter Paul Rubens

Rubens (June 28, 1577 – May 30, 1640) was known and loved for his extravagant Baroque style that accentuated movement and colour. His popularity with the nobility and art collectors throughout Europe was legendary.  He was knighted by Philip IV, King of Spain and Charles 1, King of England. “My talent is such that noContinue reading “Happy Birthday, Peter Paul Rubens”