Rubens : portraits after existing prototypes

Rubens was mesmerised by faces. He studied physiognomy, the pseudo-science that began making headway in the sixteenth century, which postulated that a person's character could be read from their facial features. He made geometrical analyses of the faces of ancient emperors and heroes. He invest...

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Main Author: Jonckheere, Koenraad (Author, VerfasserIn)
Document Type: Book
Published: London : Harvey Miller Publishers , [2016]
Series:Corpus Rubenianum Ludwig Burchard Part XIX (4)
Author Notes:by Koenraad Jonckheere

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