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Rubens

[roo-buhnz; Flemish ry-buhns]
noun
Peter Paul [pee-ter pawl; Flemish pey-tuhr poul] , 1577–1640, Flemish painter.

Rubenesque, Rubensian [roo-ben-zee-uhn] , adjective
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Rubens (ˈruːbɪnz)
 
n
Sir Peter Paul. 1577--1640, Flemish painter, regarded as the greatest exponent of the Baroque: appointed (1609) painter to Archduke Albert of Austria, who gave him many commissions, artistic and diplomatic. He was knighted by Charles I of England in 1629. His prolific output includes the triptych in Antwerp Cathedral, Descent from the Cross (1611--14), The Rape of the Sabines (1635), and his Self-Portrait (?1639)

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