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Out and about in Antwerp

If you want to get to know Rubens’s city, you could not find a better guide than the master himself. The Rubens House has made a list for you and recommends some routes around Antwerp.

Alexander Adriaenssen

Still-life with fruit, fish, vegetables and poultry

Hans Rottenhammer

Venus and Cupid

The feast of Saint Martin

Long-term loan since 2011

Rubens had the habit of reworking paintings which his assistants painted after his own specifications. A lesser-known fact is that he also took great pleasure in retouching the paintings and drawings of other, usually older masters.

Peter Paul Rubens

Rubens's notebook

Jan I Bruegel

Monkeys' feasting (singerie)

Frans Snyders

Still-life with a hare, "tazza", grapes and lobster

Gerard Seghers

The denial of Peter