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Rubens

[ roo-buhnz; Flemish ry-buhns ]
/ ˈru bənz; Flemish ˈrü bəns /
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noun
Pe·ter Paul [pee-ter pawl; Flemish pey-tuhrpoul], /ˈpi tər pɔl; Flemish ˈpeɪ tər paʊl/, 1577–1640, Flemish painter.
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OTHER WORDS FROM Rubens

Ru·ben·esque, Ru·ben·si·an [roo-ben-zee-uhn], /ruˈbɛn zi ən/, adjective
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Rubens
/ (ˈruːbɪnz) /

noun
Sir Peter Paul . 1577–1640, Flemish painter, regarded as the greatest exponent of the Baroque: appointed (1609) painter to Archduke Albert of Austria, who gave him many commissions, artistic and diplomatic. He was knighted by Charles I of England in 1629. His prolific output includes the triptych in Antwerp Cathedral, Descent from the Cross (1611–14), The Rape of the Sabines (1635), and his Self-Portrait (?1639)
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