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* BadassMoustache and BadassBeard: He had a curly moustache and goatee that make him look very stylish.


* SmallReferencePools: In Flanders he and Creator/PieterBruegelTheElder are practically ''THE'' most famous Flemish painters of all time among the general public.

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* SmallReferencePools: In Flanders he and he, Creator/PieterBruegelTheElder and Jan Van Eyck are practically ''THE'' most famous Flemish painters of all time among the general public.


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 Paul Rubens (1577-1640) (28 June 1577 30 May 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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** ''Literature/SixteenThirtyTwo'' Rubens appears as a supporting character in several of the stories set in Amsterdam, and several of the covers are pastiches of his paintings (The pastiches are supposed to exist in-Universe too, since the arrival of the time-travellers and the art-history of the next three-hundred years had a profound impact on the European art scene).


* BigBeautifulWoman: Rubens is well known for featuring nude chubby and fat women, true to the beauty ideal of his time.

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* BigBeautifulWoman: Rubens is well known for featuring nude chubby and fat women, true to the beauty ideal of his time. The word "Rubenesque" derives from him.


* Myth/ClassicalMythology: A recurring theme.


'''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''.


* 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.


* 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.


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** ''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.



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** 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.


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.

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


* 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.

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