This series from Kultur Films chronicles the lives, times, and works of the Dutch Masters, men whose genius has captivated the art world for generations. Informative and entertaining, the series highlights important events in each artist's life.
Rubens — The artistry of Peter Paul Rubens is featured in this episode. Born in Antwerp in 1577, the young Rubens traveled extensively in Italy, soaking up the artistic achievements of the High Renaissance. He slowly became one of the most important Flemish painters of the 17th century. Prolific and renowned in his lifetime, he produced portraits, landscapes, and religious works, and spent his last 10 years painting mythological themes. Among these is The Judgment of Paris, considered by many to be his finest work.
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