History Creator / PeterPaulRubens

20th Jan '16 12:02:41 PM VenomLancerHae
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* Myth/ClassicalMythology: A recurring theme.
24th Nov '15 3:28:16 PM StFan
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'''Peter Paul Rubens''' (1577-1640) was a 16th-17th century Flemish painter, widely praised for his rich and warm, colorful paintings. Back in his time he was one of the most popular, richest and celebrated European painters, working for several royal courts.

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'''Peter Peter Paul Rubens''' Rubens (1577-1640) was a 16th-17th century Flemish painter, widely praised for his rich and warm, colorful paintings. Back in his time he was one of the most popular, richest and celebrated European painters, working for several royal courts.



** ''ComicStrip/DeKiekeboes'': In ''Hotel O'' the hotel manager advises the big breasted lady to try the ''Rubens suite''.

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** ''ComicStrip/DeKiekeboes'': ''ComicBook/DeKiekeboes'': In ''Hotel O'' the hotel manager advises the big breasted lady to try the ''Rubens suite''.
4th May '15 10:45:51 AM nombretomado
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* AnachronismStew: Done intentionally for effect. While many of Rubens's paintings depict events from Literature/TheBible or ClassicalMythology, they take place in landscapes clearly defined by early modern reality, with characters dressed in clothing and carrying weapons from the 17th century.

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* AnachronismStew: Done intentionally for effect. While many of Rubens's paintings depict events from Literature/TheBible or ClassicalMythology, Myth/ClassicalMythology, they take place in landscapes clearly defined by early modern reality, with characters dressed in clothing and carrying weapons from the 17th century.



* ClassicalMythology: A recurring theme.

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* ClassicalMythology: Myth/ClassicalMythology: A recurring theme.
14th Dec '14 11:05:54 AM koopakoop
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* PersonAsVerb: The adjective "Rubenesque" used to refer to a BigBeautifulWoman gets its etymology from the paintings of Flemish artist Peter Paul Rubens, who commonly painted nudes of larger women.

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* PersonAsVerb: The adjective "Rubenesque" used to refer to a BigBeautifulWoman gets its etymology from the paintings of Flemish artist Peter Paul Rubens, who commonly painted his nudes of larger women. large women.
13th Nov '14 12:55:47 PM StFan
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* ReferencedBy:
** ''ComicBook/SuskeEnWiske'': He played an important role in the albums "De Raap van Rubens" and "De Krimson Crisis". In ''Het Dreigende Dinges'' the story ''Literature/ADogOfFlanders'' is used as a source for the plot, thus also bringing Rubens' ''Descent From The Cross'' back.
** ''ComicStrip/DeKiekeboes'': In ''Hotel O'' the hotel manager advises the big breasted lady to try the ''Rubens suite''.
** The Antwerp window painter ''Rubbes'' was named after him.



* ShoutOut:
** ComicStrip/SuskeEnWiske: He played an important role in the albums "De Raap van Rubens" and "De Krimson Crisis". In ''Het Dreigende Dinges'' the story ''Literature/ADogOfFlanders'' is used as a source for the plot, thus also bringing Rubens' ''Descent From The Cross'' back.
** ComicStrip/DeKiekeboes: In ''Hotel O'' the hotel manager advises the big breasted lady to try the ''Rubens suite''.
** The Antwerp window painter ''Rubbes'' was named after him.
11th Oct '14 9:28:15 AM Patachou
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His work depicts Biblical, historical and mythological subjects. Rubens also made portraits of his friends, family members and himself. Rubens was one of the few historical painters who became rich with his work. Some of his assistants and pupils later became famous painters in their own right, like AnthonyVanDyck, DavidTeniers and JacobJordaens.

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His work depicts Biblical, historical and mythological subjects. Rubens also made portraits of his friends, family members and himself. Rubens was one of the few historical painters who became rich with his work. Some of his assistants and pupils later became famous painters in their own right, like AnthonyVanDyck, DavidTeniers Anthony Van Dyck, David Teniers and JacobJordaens.
Jacob Jordaens.



* MachoMachochism: The painting ''Mucius Scaevola Before Porsenna'' shows Mucius Scaevola holding his hand in fire.

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* MachoMachochism: MachoMasochism: The painting ''Mucius Scaevola Before Porsenna'' shows Mucius Scaevola holding his hand in fire.
11th Oct '14 8:58:18 AM Patachou
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* MachoMachochism: The painting ''Mucius Scaevola Before Porsenna'' shows Mucius Scaevola holding his hand in fire.
9th Oct '14 4:56:53 AM Patachou
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* SmallReferencePool: In Flanders he and Creator/PieterBruegelTheElder are practically ''THE'' most famous Flemish painters of all time among the general public.

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* SmallReferencePool: SmallReferencePools: In Flanders he and Creator/PieterBruegelTheElder are practically ''THE'' most famous Flemish painters of all time among the general public.
9th Oct '14 4:56:30 AM Patachou
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* NeverLiveItDown: Despite painting more versatile subjects besides full-figured women he is mostly remembered for these types of paintings.



* PopCulturalOsmosis: In Japan Rubens is famous for being an important plot point in the novel Literature/ADogOfFlanders. Most Japanese tourists who visit Belgium will go to the Antwerp Cathedral to see Rubens' paintings as protagonist Nello and Patrasche do in the book.

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* PopCulturalOsmosis: PopCulturalOsmosis:
** Despite painting more versatile subjects besides full-figured women he is mostly remembered for these types of paintings.
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In Japan Rubens is famous for being an important plot point in the novel Literature/ADogOfFlanders.''Literature/ADogOfFlanders''. Most Japanese tourists who visit Belgium will go to the Antwerp Cathedral to see Rubens' paintings as protagonist Nello and Patrasche do in the book.



* SharplyDressedMan: On his paintings, naturally.

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* SharplyDressedMan: SharpDressedMan: On his paintings, naturally.
9th Oct '14 4:55:20 AM Patachou
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* Literature/TheBible: Like every painter in his time Rubens painted a lot of biblical themes, though always taking place in his own lifetime: "Samson and Delilah", "The Elevation of the Cross", "Adam and Eve", "The Massacre Of The Innocents",...

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* Literature/TheBible: AsTheGoodBookSays: Like every painter in his time Rubens painted a lot of biblical themes, though always taking place in his own lifetime: "Samson and Delilah", "Literature/SamsonAndDelilah", "The Elevation of the Cross", "Adam and Eve", "The Massacre Of The Innocents",...Innocents",...
* BadassMoustache and BadassBeard: He had a curly moustache and goatee that make him look very stylish.



* FamilyMan: Made a lot of paintings of himself and his children.



* MistakenNationality: Rubens is practically a symbol of the city Antwerp. His statue can be seen on the ''Groenplaats'' (''Green Place'') and his house is still a tourist attraction. Yet he was actually born in Siegen, Germany.



* Literature/SamsonAndDelilah: He devoted a painting to the subject.
* ComicStrip/SuskeEnWiske: He played an important role in the albums "De Raap van Rubens" and "De Krimson Crisis".

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* Literature/SamsonAndDelilah: He devoted a painting to the subject.
SharplyDressedMan: On his paintings, naturally.
* ShoutOut:
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ComicStrip/SuskeEnWiske: He played an important role in the albums "De Raap van Rubens" and "De Krimson Crisis".Crisis". In ''Het Dreigende Dinges'' the story ''Literature/ADogOfFlanders'' is used as a source for the plot, thus also bringing Rubens' ''Descent From The Cross'' back.
** ComicStrip/DeKiekeboes: In ''Hotel O'' the hotel manager advises the big breasted lady to try the ''Rubens suite''.
** The Antwerp window painter ''Rubbes'' was named after him.
* SmallReferencePool: In Flanders he and Creator/PieterBruegelTheElder are practically ''THE'' most famous Flemish painters of all time among the general public.
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