Peter Paul Rubens Articles

Thomas B. Campbell, Director and CEO of the Fine Arts Museums, has said that Peter Paul Rubens had a “Tarantino-like taste for the macabre.” Rubens’s interest in dark subject matter is especially evident in his riveting ...
Peter Paul Rubens’s colossal painting Daniel in the Lions’ Den (ca. 1614/1616) made it to the Legion of Honor for the special exhibition Early Rubens. The work is in the collection of the National Gallery...
In this edition of Transits, a series that looks at the movement of art in the Museums’ galleries, we’re highlighting three paintings by Peter Paul Rubens. These works, usually on view in Gallery 14 at the Legion of Honor,...
Transits is a series that looks at the movement of art in the Fine Art Museums’ collection. A familiar favorite, Peter Paul Rubens's The Tribute Money was recently deinstalled at the Legion of Honor. Here,...