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Last NameRubens    
Given NamePeter Paul    
alt. NamesP. P. R. ;    
Marriage1, Isabella Brant; 2. Helene Fourment    
Year born1568 in Siegen, Westphalia    
Year died1640    
Place of deathAntwerp / Antwerpen / Anvers, then Flanders, Spanish Netherlands, now Belgium    
Father's occupationroyal legal advisor Jan Rubens    
Country of ActivityBelgium    
Worked forPPR: Théorie Figure Humaine 1773; Jesuit scholar Francis d'Aguillon (1567-1617): Opticorum libri sex philosophis iuxta ac mathematicis utiles 1613    
PatronageKing Philip IV of Spain ; King Charles I of England ;    
Collaboratorsengravers Paulus Pontinus ; Pierre Aveline ; Th. Galle ;    
Techniquesanatomical, zoological, and optical pen, pencil drawings, and painting    
Sample(s)www.google.de/search?q=Peter+Paul+Rubens+anatomy ; http://www.gib.uni-tuebingen.de/image/ausgaben-3?function=fnArticle&showArticle=61    
Archival sourcesAmsterdam museum; Royal Collection of Copper Engravings Dresden. JS Woodburn: Index sketches PPR in Lawrence Gallery 1835:17 no. 55.    
Published sourcesChoulant 1920:230-1; F Basan: Cat. d'Estampes 1767:242; E.C.Watson: Rubens Scient.Illust.Am JPhys16,3(1948):183f; C.Jackson: Great Bird Painting I 1993: 46-7; P.P.R.: des Meisters Gemälde in 551 Abbildungen; Pinault et al.1984:64 ; Nissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 (without number)    
otherActive in Flanders, and the Spanish Netherlands, now Belgium.    

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