The recent rediscovery of Rubens's Massacre of the Innocents (bought by Lord Thomson for GBP50 million in 2002) offers an important opportunity to reassess the painter's early career.
Of Rubens's works immediately following his return to Antwerp in 1608, it is the most assured, achieving a remarkable complexity both compositionally and emotionally.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 128 pages, 80
- Publisher: Paul Holberton Publishing
- Publication Date: 15/10/2008
- Category: Art & design styles: Baroque
- ISBN: 9781903470817