Peter Paul Rubens, The Massacre of the Innocents, 1612.
New masterpieces and uncovered secrets are what the Rubens House has in store for you during ‘Antwerp Baroque 2018’. The collection will be enriched with new masterpieces, while you can discover Rubens’s secrets thanks to the restoration of his self-portrait and the portico and garden pavilion.
On display will be two unique loans in the Rubens House: The Massacre of the Innocents, an early masterpiece and the most expensive Rubens ever, can exceptionally be seen in the large studio from September 26th. An outstanding early work by Rubens’ most talented pupil, Anthony van Dyck, is also on show: the Head of the Apostle Matthew.
(Photo courtesy of Rubenshuis.)