Local Heart, Global Soul

March 29, 2019

Marveling At Old Masters…

More paintings at the Mauritshuis, these old masters get more amazing the more you look at them. Painting black detail and textures on a black garment? Rubens makes it look easy…

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(Above  and Below) Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640) “Portrait of a Man, possibly Peter van Hecke (1591-1645)” painted circa 1630.

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Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640) “Portrait of a Woman, possibly Clara Fourment (1593-1643)” painted circa 1630.

Visitors can loan an audio set to explain many of the paintings…

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

Amazing painting when seen up close, even the detail inside the back clothing, not to mention the feather…

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(Below) Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641) “Portrait of Quintijn Symons (1592- after 1646) painted circa 1634-1635.

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

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