Exhibition History

  • An exhibition of sixty paintings and some drawings by Peter Paul Rubens; eighteenth loan exhibition of old masters, Detroit Institute of Arts

  • A Loan Exhibition of Rubens: Under the High Patronage of his Excellency Baron Robert Silvercruys, Ambassador of Belgium, Wildenstein Galleries, New York

  • Drawings and Oil Sketches by P. P. Rubens from American Collections, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge (MA) (later travelled to Pierpont Morgan Library, New York)

  • Rubens before 1620, Princeton University Art Museum

  • Rubens: A Variety of Interests, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge (MA)

  • Rubenism, David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence
    Tekeningen van. P.P. Rubens, Rubenshuis, Antwerp

  • Peter Paul Rubens, 1577 – 1640, Kunsthalle, Cologne
    Peter Paul Rubens, Staatliche Museen, Berlin
    Les Dessin de l’Ecole flamande au siècle de Rubens (1577 – 1640), Musée Municipal du Mont-de-Piété, Bergues
    Rubens und seine Stecherwerkstatt, Kunsthalle, Bremen
    Peter Paul Rubens und sein Kreis, Hessisches Landesmuseum, Darmstadt
    Rubens a Mantova, Palazzo Ducale, Mantua
    Rubens, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
    Rubens und die Tradition der Niederländischen Landschaftskust, Graphik von Hieronymus Cock bis Schelte à Bolswert, Museum des Siegerlandes, Siegen
    Rubens in Prints, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg
    Rubens in der Graphik, Martin von Wagner Museum, Würzburg
    Rubens Drawings and Sketches, British Museum 1977

  • Rubens I Sverige, National Museum, Stockholm

  • Rubens, ses maîtres ses élèves. Dessins du Musée du Louvre, Musée du Louvre, Paris
    Rubens and the Flemish Baroque, State Hermitage Museum, Leningrad
    Pedro Pablo Rubens (1577 – 1640), Palacio de Velázquez, Madrid
    Rubens & Humanism, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham
    Rubens e Genova, Palazzo Ducale, Genoa
    Flemish Drawings from the Witt Collection, Courtauld Institute Galleries, London

  • From the Collections: Rubens and the Oil Sketch, Philadelphia Museum of Art

  • Flemish Drawings in the Age of Rubens Davis Museum at Wellesley College, Wellesley (later travelled to Cleveland Museum of Art)

  • Peter Paul Rubens: Oil Paintings and Oil Sketches, Gagosian Gallery, New York

  • Peter Paul Rubens and the art of drawing in Flanders, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
    The Masterpiece of Peter Paul Rubens, The descent from the cross from the collection of the State Hermitage in St. Petersburg, Muzeum Narodowe w Warszawie, Warsaw
    An altarpiece by Peter Paul Rubens for the chapel for the Holy Sacrament in the church of St. Rombout, Mechelen, Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan

  • Peter Paul Rubens and Flemish masters at the Academy Gallery, Gemäldegalerie der Akademie der bildenden Künste, Vienna

  • Calming the tempest with Peter Paul Rubens, Harvard Art Museums/ Fogg Museum, Cambridge (MA)

  • Peter Paul Rubens: the life of Achilles, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid (later travelled to Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam)

  • Peter Paul Rubens: a touch of brilliance: oil sketches and related works from The State Hermitage Museum and The Courtauld Institute Gallery, Somerset House, London

  • Peter Paul Rubens, Albertina Museum, Vienna
    Peter Paul Rubens: Baroque passion, Herzog Anton Ulrich-Museum, Braunschweig

  • Peter Paul Rubens (1577 - 1640): The Drawings, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
    Drawn by the brush: oil sketches by Peter Paul Rubens, Bruce Museum, Greenwich (later travelled to Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley; Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati)

  • Rubens: a master in the making, The National Gallery, London

  • Rubens and his printmakers, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
    Rubens and his age: masterpieces from the Hermitage Museum, Guggenheim, New York

  • Rubens Head of Medusa from the collection of the Kunsthistorisches Museum (Vienna), State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
    Rubens, two versions of a single painting, “The statue of Ceres,” from the collections of the State Hermitage and of Mr. Hermann Beyeler, Switzerland, State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg

  • Rubens, a genius at work, Koninklijke Musea voor Schone Kunsten van België, Brussels

  • Black is beautiful: from Rubens to Dumas, Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam
    Bruegel to Rubens: masterpiece of Flemish painting, Queen’s Gallery, Edinburgh
    Flemish paintings by Rubens, van Dyck and Jordaens (1608 – 78), Muzeum Narodowe w Gdańsku, Gdańsk

  • Rubens and the Manufacture of Style, Blanton Museum of Art, Austin

  • Sensual, female, Flemish: Rubens and his circle’s images of women, Kunsthistorisches Museum (KHM), Vienna
    Drawings by Rubens after Old Masters, Musea Antwerpen, Antwerp

  • Rubens challenges the Old Masters: inspiration and reinvention, Alte Pinakothek, Munich

  • Rubens and the Flemings, Mostre Villa Olmo Como, Milan
    Rubens Revealed: La Furia del pennello, Koninklijke Musea voor Schone Kunsten (KMSKA), Antwerp
    Prints in the artist’s studio: Rubens’s Print Collection, Robert and Karen Hoehn Family Galleries Founders Hall, San Diego

  • The Prado’s Rubens, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid

  • Genius in multiples: the acquisition of a unique drawing by Rubens with sketches for court different compositions, Koninklijke Musea voor Schone Kunsten van België, Brussels
    Palazzo Rubens: The Master as Architect, Musea Antwerpen, Brussels

  • BP British Art Displays: Rubens and Britain, Tate Britain, London

  • Peter Paul Rubens: Impressions of a Master, John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota
    Peter Paul Rubens and Anthony van Dyck: known and unknown, Lviv Art Gallery
    Rubens revealed: triumph on wheels: sketch of the triumphal chariot of Kallo, Museum Snijder & Rockoxhuis, Antwerp
    Rubens, Venus, and Adonis: Anatomy of a Tragedy, Israel Museum, Jerusalem

  • Peter Paul Rubens, Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal

  • The Europe of Rubens, Louvre Lens, Paris
    Rubens: Inspired by Italy and Established in Antwerp, Bunkamura The Museum, Tokyo
    Looking East: Rubens’s Encounter with Asia, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

  • Rubens: Maverick Artist: The master’s theoretical notebook, Musea Antwerpen, Antwerp

  • Drawing in the Age of Rubens, The J. Paul Getty Centre, Los Angeles
    Rubens, Van Dyck and Jordaens: The Flemish Baroque, Rijksmuseum, Twenthe, Enschede
    Spectacular Rubens: The triumph of Eucharist, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid

  • Rubens: sketches and silverware!, Koninklijke Musea voor Schone Kunsten van België, Brussels
    Spectacular Rubens: The triumph of the Eucharist, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
    Sensation and Sensuality: Rubens and his Legacy, BOZAR (Paleis for Schone Kunsten, Brussels)

  • Rubens and His Legacy: Van Dyck to Cézanne, Royal Academy of Arts, London
    The Wrath of the Gods: Masterpieces by Rubens, Michelangelo, and Titian, Philadelphia Museum of Art
    Rubens and the Grand Tour, Academy Art Museum, Easton (MD) Rubens in private: The Master Portrays his Family, Musea Antwerpen, Antwerp
    Peter Paul Rubens: The Three Magi Reunited, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
    Spectacular Rubens: The triumph of the Eucharist, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
    Rubens and His Legacy, Royal Academy of Art, London

  • Rubens y Amberes en blanco y negro, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de Cuba, Havana
    Rubens & Company. Flemish Drawings from the Scottish National Gallery, Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh
    Peter Paul Rubens. Resurrection. State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg Rubens’ Ghost, Dulwich Picture Gallery, London
    Drawing from the Age of Bruegel, Rubens, and Rembrandt, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Cambridge (MA)
    From Floris to Rubens: Master drawings from a Belgian private collection, Koninklijke Musea voor Schone Kunsten van België, Brussels

  • Rubens’ Daughter: An Intimate Family Portrait, Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh
    Peter Paul Rubens: Kraft der Verwandlung, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
    Rubens. Princely Portraits, Musée du Luxembourg, Luxembourg

  • Rubens: The Power of Transformation, Städel Museum, Frankfurt
    Rubens & Co: Drawings of the Masters from Flanders, Wallraf-Richartz-Museum & Foundation Corboud, Cologne
    Rubens. Painter of Sketches, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid
    Power and Grace: Drawings by Rubens, Van Dyck, and Jordaens, Morgan Library and Museum, New York

  • Point of View #23: A Terrible Beauty – Ruben’s Head of Medusa, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
    Rubens at home, Musea Antwerpen, Antwerp

  • Pure Rubens, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam

  • Rubens, Van Dyck and the Splendour of Flemish Painting, Szépművészeti Múzeum Budapest, Budapest
    Early Rubens, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
    Rubens, Rembrandt, and Drawing in the Golden Age, Art Institute of Chicago

  • Peter Paul Rubens and the Baroque in the North, Diözesanmuseum Paderborn, Paderborn
    Rubens: A Journey Through Europe, Siegerlandmuseum, Siegen