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Peter Paul Rubens

The Garden of Love

The Garden of Love, Peter Paul Rubens
The Garden of Love, zoomed in
199 cmThe Garden of Love scale comparison286 cm
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The Garden of Love (Conversatie a la Mode) is a Rococo Oil on Canvas Painting created by Peter Paul Rubens in 1633. It lives at the Museo Nacional Del Prado in Spain. The image is in the Public Domain, and tagged Cherubs and Gardens. SourceDownload

The Garden of Love may have been a tribute to Helena Fourment, Peter Paul Rubens’s beautiful second wife. It’s a celebratory painting, showcasing the “conspicuous leisure” of the Paris elite.

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