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Rubens, Peter Paul 1577-1640; Fl. painter
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, Peter Paul 1577-1640.
Flemish painter. A master of the baroque, he executed many portraits and exuberant works of allegorical, historical, and religious themes, including Descent from the Cross (1611-1614).