Peter Paul Rubens


The best of the Flemish Masters come together in Ashmolean exhibition

Around 120 drawings will be on show at the Oxford museum for a limited time

Trio of disputed Rubens paintings must stay in the UK, parliamentary panel rules

Heirs of the German banker Franz Koenigs claim the works housed at the Courtauld Gallery should be restituted

How Princeton rediscovered a Rubens in its collection

Layers of earlier well-meaning but overzealous restoration work had obscured the Old Master’s hand—until now

Marina Abramović: the artist on her ‘best ever show’

Plus, Frans Hals at London's National Gallery and a Peter Paul Rubens painting inspired by Ovid's Metamorphoses

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There is more to the female figures in Peter Paul Rubens’s paintings than being ‘Rubenesque’

An exhibition at London's Dulwich Picture Gallery will look at the “varied and important place occupied by women” in the life and work of the Flemish Baroque master


On Succession, art has nothing to do with aesthetics and everything to do with power and value

As the hit HBO show draws to a close, its production designer discusses the significance of the art hanging on the Roy family's walls

Rubens portrait from Met trustee’s collection could fetch $30m at Sotheby’s

“Portrait of a Man as the God Mars” once broke the Old Master’s auction record and was on display at the Metropolitan Museum for several years

Restituted, record-setting Bronzino and gruesome Rubens lead Sotheby’s Old Masters sales in New York

The auction house’s four-part auction extravaganza was a decidedly mixed bag, bringing a total of $74.5m across 124 lots

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From a gruesome Old Master to a potential million-dollar superhero: our pick of the highlights from January's sales

Plus, a pair of Thornton Dial assemblages, a rare Chinese bowl and a work made out of flip-flops and suede

Italian police widen fraud investigation after seizing Rubens painting from Genoa exhibition

The Carabinieri accuse four people of downgrading and illegally exporting the Old Master work, which has now been returned to the show in the Palazzo Ducale

Divorcing collectors to sell Old Masters trove at Sotheby’s in New York, led by $25m early Rubens

Ten works from the collection of Mark Fisch and Rachel Davidson will be on offer during the Master’s Week sales in January

Rubens could become most expensive work of art ever sold in Poland

Portrait of a Lady by the artist and his workshop is expected to sell for up to £4m at DesaUnicum in Warsaw next month


Slavery: the groundbreaking Dutch exhibition confronting colonial history

Plus, Leonora Carrington's Surrealist children's book behind the next Venice Biennale and Rubens's landscapes reunited after 200 years

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Rediscovered Rubens to star in Sotheby's Old Masters sale in New York

Painting depicting the Holy Family in an evening landscape has been owned by a Manhattan family for more than 60 years

Three exhibitions to see in San Francisco this weekend

From a Modernist community on California's northern coast, to the kimono's continuing influence on international fashion

Exploring early Rubens

A new show at the Legion of Honor is the first to focus on the artist's post-Italy years

Drawings prove the main draw for collectors at New York’s Master Week sales

Sotheby’s sees strong sales for works on paper by Rubens and Carracci while interest in masterworks by female artists slowly rises

Dutch Royal family’s decision to auction $2.5m Rubens drawing at Sotheby's sparks criticism

Calls are growing to give Dutch museums first refusal but Dutch prime minister says it is a ‘private matter’

Heading home: early Rubens masterpiece returns to the artist's Antwerp studio for the first time

The work, lent by Art Gallery of Ontario ahead of a major travelling show on the artist, will undergo research at the Rubenshuis

Do not allow art to cleanse crimes

The art world has yet to tackle issues around works like Picasso’s $115m child-prostitute portrait

Drawings week hits Paris

The 27th edition of Salon du Dessin at Palais Brongniart assembles 39 dealers from Europe and the US

Sotheby’s unveils Old Master painting in the Middle East for first time

Will Jeff Koons’s handbags for Louis Vuitton help find a buyer for the Rubens portrait?

Rubens’s country castle up for sale for €4m

The Old Master artist painted a number of works at his property in Elewijt, Belgium

Rubens and the works that inspired him brought together at Städel Museum

Flemish master had access to art from across the ages and assiduously reworked drawings by other artists

‘Everything refers to everything else’: Vienna exhibitions reveal impact of other artists on Raphael and Rubens

Concurrent surveys in Austrian capital investigate the Old Masters' imaginative resources


Top quality old masters under the hammer next month

Rembrandt, Domenichino, Raphael and Van Dyck all on offer, but how many will remain in the UK?

Goodwill and a lot of luck hands the Rubens Whitehall sketch to the Tate

Generosity on the part of Viscount Hampden, the Art Fund, and the National Heritage Memorial Fund ensured this critical work found a home at the Tate

Courtauld restitution claim dismissed

The three Rubens paintings will remain with the gallery