Romulus and Remus

Romolo e Remo
Autore: 

Peter Paul Rubens (Siegen, Westphalia 1577 - Antwerp 1640)

Tipologia : 
Painting
Anno: 
1612
Materia e tecnica: 
oil on canvas
Dimensioni: 
cm 213 x 212
Provenienza: 
Pio Collection
Inventario: 
Inv. PC 67

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Sala di Santa Petronilla - La grande pittura del Seicento a Roma

At the end of the sixteenth century, Rome was the main centre of illustrative culture and the meeting place of artists of different origins. In the early 1590s, Caravaggio arrived in Rome from Lombardy where he remained until 1606 and deeply influenced the meaning of pictorial research.

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