Rubens In The Museo Del Prado (English)

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Rubens In The Museo Del Prado (English) - Quiz

The Museo del Prado houses one of the biggest collections of Peter Paul Rubens’ work. With this quiz game, we encourage you to test your knowledge of one of the most outstanding artists of the Seventeenth century.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Detail: Adoration of the Magi (1609; 1628-1629)Peter Paul Rubens was born in 1577 in...
    • A. 

      Bruges

    • B. 

      Antwerp

    • C. 

      Leuven

    • D. 

      Siegen

  • 2. 
    Anne of Austria, Queen of France (around 1622)Rubens’ art work is scarce
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Detail: Diana and Callisto (around 1635)¿Which of the following Spanish kings was a great collector of Rubens’ artworks?
    • A. 

      Philip II

    • B. 

      Philip IV

    • C. 

      Charles IV

    • D. 

      Charles III

  • 4. 
    Equestrian portrait of the Duke of Lerma (1603) Rubens never visited Spain although he received many commissions from the Spanish courts
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Achilles Discovered by Ulysses and Diomedes (1617-1618)Which of the following artists carried out an apprenticeship in Rubens’ workshop?
    • A. 

      He did not have a workshop

    • B. 

      Van Dyck

    • C. 

      Velázquez

    • D. 

      Paul Bril

  • 6. 
    The Sight (1617)What kind of relationship did Rubens have with Flemish artists?
    • A. 

      He was an avowed enemy of the Flemish artists Frans Snyders and Jan Brueghel the Elder

    • B. 

      He was a blood relative of the Flemish artists Frans Snyders and Jan Brueghel the Elder

    • C. 

      He used to collect artworks by the Flemish artists Frans Snyders and Jan Brueghel the Elder

    • D. 

      He used to collaborate with other Flemish artists such as Frans Snyders or Jan Brueghel the Elder

  • 7. 
    The Triumph of the Eucharist over Idolatry (hacia 1625)Rubens’ “The Triumph of the Eucharist” is...
    • A. 

      An altarpiece commissioned for the Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales

    • B. 

      A set of tapestries commissioned by Philip IV for the Monasterio del Escorial

    • C. 

      A series of tapestries commissioned by Isabella Clara Eugenia of Spain, sovereign of the Spanish Netherlands

    • D. 

      The title of an essay about iconography written by Rubens

  • 8. 
    Saturn devouring his son (1636-1637)Paintings as “The Rape of Ganymede”, “The Birth of the Milky Way” or “Saturn devouring his son” comprise a series of mythological pieces painted to decorate...
    • A. 

      The Torre de la Parada

    • B. 

      El Escorial

    • C. 

      Rubens’ house in Antwerp

    • D. 

      The palace of the archdukes Albert and Isabella Clara Eugenia

  • 9. 
    The three Graces (1630-1635)Who does Rubens portray as one of the three Graces? 
    • A. 

      Nobody in particular

    • B. 

      Isabella I of Castile

    • C. 

      His lover

    • D. 

      His second wife, Hélène Fourment

  • 10. 
    Saint Paul (1610-1612)The series of portraits of apostles that Rubens painted between 1610 and 1612 reflect...
    • A. 

      His knowledge on Classical sculpture, Michelangelo and Caravaggio, acquired during his stay in Italy

    • B. 

      His free creative process, breaking away from what he had learnt during his stay in Italy

    • C. 

      His knowledge on Classical sculpture acquired during his stay in Greece

    • D. 

      A very little pious interpretation of the apostles

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