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Samson and Delilah - Sir Peter Paul Rubens - Framed art Print

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  • Framed Baroque art print (37 x 40 cm) by Sir Peter Paul Rubens.
  • Buy this print framed for £150.
  • Buy this print unframed for £40.
  • Framed Size is 37 x 40 cm.
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About this artwork

The 'Samson and Delilah' artwork by Peter Paul Rubens was a piece specifically requested by his buddy Nicolaas II Rockox, who was the mayor of Antwerp and wanted it for his personal collection. The painting captures the dramatic moment when Delilah discovers her boyfriend Samson's supernatural abilities and plots to cut his hair, making him defenseless. Rubens was inspired by the famous Renaissance artist Caravaggio's unique use of light and rich, vibrant colours during a visit to Italy. He then implemented these techniques in his own painting of 'Samson and Delilah'. This print has been expertly colour-matched to the original painting and has gotten the thumbs up from the National Gallery. Your purchase will help support the museum's ongoing work.

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About the artist

Sir Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640) was a Flemish Baroque painter, draughtsman and diplomat. He is considered one of the most influential artists of the 17th century, and his works are well known for their dynamic composition, colour and movement. Rubens was a highly successful court painter and diplomat, and was knighted by both Philip IV, King of Spain, and Charles I, King of England. He was also a prolific artist, producing over 2000 works in his lifetime. His style was heavily influenced by classical art, and he was a master of the use of oil paint. Rubens was also a highly successful art collector, and his collection of Italian Renaissance art was one of the largest in Europe.

Also associated with: Flemish Baroque, dynamic composition, colour and movement, court painter and diplomat, master of oil paint, art collector, Italian Renaissance art.

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