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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.

Hans Rottenhammer

Venus and Cupid

Arnout Vinckenborch

The Raising of Lazarus

Lucas Faydherbe

Bacchante en Dronken Silenus

The Rubens House is showing two unique loaned works

The Massacre of the Innocents and the Head of the Apostle Matthew

The Rubens House is showing two unique loaned works this autumn: The Massacre of the Innocents, an early masterpiece by Rubens and the most expensive Rubens ever and the Head of the Apostle Matthew, an outstanding early work by Rubens’ most talented pupil, Anthony van Dyck.

King Baudouin Foundation provides masterpiece Van Dyck on permanent loan

An outstanding early work by Rubens’ most talented pupil, Anthony van Dyck (1599–1641) has been provided on permanent loan by the King Baudouin Foundation. The Head of the Apostle Matthew is the only composition from the famous Böhler series displayed in a Belgian public collection.