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Tag: Peter Paul Rubens

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    Rare Sketches by Sir Anthony van Dyck Offered at Sotheby’s

    Sir Anthony van Dyck was a well-known court painter and Baroque artist. The son of a Belgian silk merchant, he developed an early interest in painting. He became a teacher at 19 years old and worked in Antwerp. Van Dyck also trained and collaborated with Peter Paul Rubens, another influential…

    Recto: An old bearded man holding a bundle beneath his arm; verso- Various composition studies by Sir Anthony van Dyck.
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    Tragic love, dramatic lighting, and thinly veiled eroticism in Koller's autumn auctions

    Jacob Jordaens, Venus and Adonis. Circa 1615. Oil on canvas. 119 × 152 cm. CHF 140 000/200 000 ZURICH.-Koller's Old Masters & 19th Century Paintings auction on 25 September features a recently rediscovered "Venus and Adonis" by Jacob Jordaens, considered along with Peter Paul Rubens and Anthony Van Dyck as one…

    Tragic love, dramatic lighting, and thinly veiled eroticism in Kollers autumn auctions
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    Master Paintings Evening Sale

    Jan Lievens painted Woman Embraced by a Man in 1626 while working in a studio with Rembrandt. The latter artist even served as the model for the man shown in the painting. He holds the woman’s hand and looks fondly at her. The painting’s whereabouts were unknown for many years…

    Catherine Lusurier - A Young Boy Seated In A Landscape, Three-quarter Length