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Top 10 Brussels, Bruges, Antwerp & Ghent by Antony Mason

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Top 10Rubenshuis, Antwerp

In 1610, Peter Paul Rubens (1577–1640) – court painter, recently returned from Italy, and newly married – found himself in a position to buy a large house, where he lived and worked until his death. After centuries of neglect, the house was rescued by the City of Antwerp in 1937, and has since been refurbished and refurnished to look as it might have done in Rubens’ day. Quite apart from the sheer charm of the place, it provides a rare opportunity to see the physical context in which great works of art were made.

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The Building

The house is in two parts set around ...

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