Three versions of the 'The battle of the Amazons'

The Rubens House in Antwerp presents three versions of the painting The Battle of the Amazons.

The young Rubens probably painted The Battle of the Amazonsbefore leaving in 1600 for Italy, where he was to spend the next eight years. The painting is not only one of Rubens's oldest known works, but also the result of his earliest known collaboration with his colleague and good friend Jan Brueghel I. ...

Exhibition 'Rubens, Van Dyck and Jordaens'

The Royal Museum of Fine Arts (KMSKA) is closed in the coming years due to renovation works. Paul Huvenne (Director, KMSKA) and Arnoud Odding (Director, Rijksmuseum Twenthe (RMT)) have taken this opportunity to enter into a long-term collaboration. In the span of fourteen months, RMT presents three exhibitions around the special partial collections from the KMSKA. Successively, until the end of 20 ...

Symposium (Un)dressing Rubens. Fashion and Painting in seventeenth-century Antwerp

The Rubenianum (Antwerp) and the Early Modern Art History Research Team (University of Leuven) organise the two-day symposium: (Un)dressing Rubens. Fashion and Painting in Seventeenth-century Antwerp. (Rubenianum, 8-9 May 2014) 

The theme of this two-day symposium is the depiction of dress and fashion in the work of Peter Paul Rubens and his Flemish contemporaries and successors, often active at ...

Digitizing the The Corpus Rubenianum Ludwig Burchard

All 22 volumes of the Corpus Rubenianum Ludwig Burchard published prior to 2000 have been made available as downloadable and searchable PDF files on the Rubenianum website. Rubenianum staff is steadily creating links within these PDF files to records in the RKDimages database which provide updated bibliographic references and provenance information that were not available at the time of print publ ...

Exhibition Erasmus Quellinus in Cassel

As one of Rubens' pupils who then worked closely with him, Erasmus Quellinus II (Antwerp, 1607 -1678) very much played a part in his home town's artistic influence and reputation, through his prolific activity and neat, meticulous style. His curiosity, taste for philosophy and interest in the arts - especially sculpture - meant he was an altogether atypical artist, an erudite painter, and produced ...

Exhibition 'The Furias. From Titian to Ribera'

The "Furias" first appeared as a group in art in 1548 when Mary of Hungary commissioned Titian to paint four canvases for her palace at Binche (on the outskirts of Brussels) depicting Tityus, Tantalus, Sisyphus and Ixion, figures whom she associated with the German princes who had rebelled against her brother, the Emperor Charles V, and whom he had defeated the year before at Mühlberg.

In Spain, ...

International Colloquium: Reunion Revisited

International Colloquium: 'Reunion revisited: Altar Pieces for the Cathedral of Our Lady in a pungent perspective'

Co-organised by University Antwerp, Cathedral of Our Lady Antwerp, Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp, Rubenianum.

Program:

9u30: Registration

9u45:
Dr. Ria Fabri (UA)
Introduction

10u00:
Prof.dr. Guido Marnef (UA):
Triptieken in context: het woelig bestaan van Antwerpse triptieke ...

The Rubenianum Quarterly

The 15th edition of The Rubenianum Quarterly recently appeared. The Rubenianum Quarterly publishes on the activities of the RubenianumFund, the Centre for Flemish Art of the 16th and 17th Centuries, the Rubens House (Rubenshuis) and the Rubenianum itself.

Last December, the Rubenianum celebrated its fiftieth anniversary with the study day ‘Picturing Ludwig Burchard (1886-1960)' and a festive rece ...

Publication 'Rubens unveiled' (Part 2)

This is the second volume in the series Rubens unveiled, in which the Rubens Research Project of the Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp (KMSKA) shares the fruit of its research with a wider public. It is written by Dr. Valérie Herremans and follows a first book on Rubens's painting technique.

This second publication explores the physical, spiritual and cultural context of several major Rubens pain ...