The Feast of Venus by Sir Peter Paul Rubens

FeastofVenusThe Feast of Venus is a 1635/36 painting by Sir Peter Paul Rubens, located in the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna. He expressed a grandeur vision of color and light within darkness and his fondness of painting full-figured women gave rise to the terms ‘Rubensian’ or ‘Rubenesque’ for plus-sized women.

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