Tag Archives: Peter Paul Rubens

Risen Christ Triptych Peter Paul Rubens

Usually I post art that I like.  This is not one of those times. (image courtesy of Wikipedia.) Now I love Peter Paul Rubens’ art.  There is a sensuality in his paintings that is vastly different than chaste Renaissance paintings. … Continue reading

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Immaculate Conception by Peter Paul Rubens

There is a strong sensuality to some of Peter Paul Rubens’ paintings, and this painting seems to be an example. He portrays the Virgin Mary not as a sweet girl, but as a voluptuous woman. I don’t know what that … Continue reading

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300th post!

This post marks my blog’s 300th post. I never thought, when I started this blog, that I would ever reach 300 posts. To celebrate, I present Katy Perry, again. I like this song, and the music video. I also present … Continue reading

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Herod’s Massacre of the Innocents by Peter Paul Rubens

This picture is in the Gallery of Ontario. In the Medieval Mystery plays performed on Corpus Christi (between May and June) Herod was the great villain.  If you ever read Hamlet’s advice to the actor (Speak the speech, I pray … Continue reading

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