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Drawings: Rubens

In this FULL VERSION, you will find over 90 drawings by the great baroque master Rubens. This App is available for iPod, iPhone and iPad. Optimized ...

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In this FULL VERSION, you will find over 90 drawings by the great baroque master Rubens. This App is available for iPod, iPhone and iPad. Optimized for iOS6, retina display and iPhone 5. It allows you to share images via email, Twitter and Facebook, or save them to your camera roll (with no watermarks). Share the artist bio via email. Select your favorites. View the images one by one, or enjoy a slideshow. Enjoy this fantastic visual gallery, share the images with your friends, and learn about the artist life. Sir Peter Paul Rubens (1577 - 1640) was a prolific seventeenth-century Flemish Baroque painter, and a proponent of an extravagant Baroque style that emphasized movement, color, and sensuality. He is well-known for his Counter-Reformation altarpieces, portraits, landscapes, and history paintings of mythological and allegorical subjects. In addition to running a large studio in Antwerp that produced paintings popular with nobility and art collectors throughout Europe, Rubens was a classically educated humanist scholar, art collector, and diplomat who was knighted by both Philip IV, King of Spain, and Charles I, King of England. Rubens' commissioned works were mostly religious subjects, "history" paintings, which included mythological subjects, and hunt scenes. He painted portraits, especially of friends, and self-portraits, and in later life painted several landscapes. Rubens designed tapestries and prints, as well as his own house. His drawings are mostly extremely forceful but not detailed; he also made great use of oil sketches as preparatory studies. He was one of the last major artists to make consistent use of wooden panels as a support medium, even for very large works, but he used canvas as well, especially when the work needed to be sent a long distance. For altarpieces he sometimes painted on slate to reduce reflection problems.

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Version: 2.5

Size: 63.2 MB

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Price: 0,00 €

Day of release: 0000-00-0

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