Exhibition 'New Neighbours'

A change of location leads to new and fascinating encounters. For a brief period, paintings that would otherwise not be seen next to each other are presented together under the heading New Neighbours. These are normally arranged chronologically according to schools of painting in the Alte Pinakothek. As a result surprising correlations are created: Helene Fourment, Rubens' young wife, is pictured ...

Exhibition 'Sensation and Sensuality. Rubens and his Legacy'

The exhibition Sensation and Sensuality. Rubens and his Legacy looks at the impact of Rubens on the art of painting, from Van Dyck to Gainsborough and from Delacroix to Kokoschka

Peter Paul Rubens was one of the most innovative painters in the history of art. His impact on subsequent generations has been immense. For the first time, the Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp (Koninklijk Museum voor Sc ...

The Rubenianum Quarterly

The 17th 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.

The 17th edition introduces prof dr. Koenraad Jonckheere, the new Director of Publications of the Centrum Rubenianum. Dra. Prisca Valkeneers sh ...

The Rubenianum Quarterly

The 16th 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.

In the 16th edition Abigail Newman enlightens us about her research on Flemish artists in Madrid. Karolien De Clippel and Filip Vermeylen prese ...

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 ...