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Adam Levine and Monique Johnson reflect on one year of studying the painting and share new, major discoveries: they have identified the painting’s maker, the likely location of the painting, and other works by the same artist. They’ve also uncovered new details about the painting’s provenance and the life it lived before it came to Toronto.…
 
The lady in the portrait holds a flowering sprig in her right hand. We ask Deborah Metsger, Assistant Curator of Botany at the Royal Ontario Museum to help us identify the plant as an orange blossom. We learn about where and how orange trees grew in the eighteenth century and the potential symbolism behind this botanical element in the portrait.…
 
One critical object is the sitter’s blue dress. We speak with two local experts on the history of dress, author Ingrid Mida, PhD, and Alexandra Palmer, PhD, Nora E. Vaughan Senior Curator, Global Fashion & Textiles, at the Royal Ontario Museum to help us understand when the painting was made and even offer insight into the life of the painting’s si…
 
2020 marks the 20th anniversary of the official founding of the Photography Department at the Art Gallery of Ontario. To celebrate, the AGO recorded a conversation between Sophie Hackett, the AGO’s Curator of Photography and Maia Sutnik, the first Curator of Photography at the AGO, discussing the gifts, purchases and exhibitions that led to the dep…
 
Curator Adam Levine speaks with Maria Sullivan, the AGO Head of Conservation, to discuss the Portrait of a Lady Holding an Orange Blossom as a physical object and the different materials the artist used to create it. Maria tells us about how conservation science can help us understand how the painting was made and the life the painting has lived si…
 
Curators Adam Levine and Monique Johnson discuss their process and the different questions they hope to answer as they peel back the layers Even though they're at home, the curators of the European Department are still hard at work learning more about their latest acquisition, Portrait of a Lady Holding an Orange Blossom. Listen to Adam Levine and …
 
18The Massacre of the Innocents, c. 1610, AGONARRATOR: Babies wrenched from their mothers’ arms, and dying beneath their feet. A child raised up high, to be brutally dashed to the ground. And a grandmother, about to be mercilessly killed. This violent and shocking scene pictures an event early in the life of Christ. Herod, King of Judea, heard that…
 
17Daniel in the Lions’ Den, 1614/1616, NGANARRATOR: Looking upward, the Old Testament hero Daniel beseeches God to save him. Angry that Daniel refused to worship the Babylonian gods, the Babylonian king had thrown him to the lions, expecting them to tear him apart. KIRK NICKEL: So Rubens has selected a moment from that story where Daniel is alone i…
 
16Boar Hunt, c. 1615-17, Musées de MarseilleNARRATOR: Dynamic action. Incredible realism. A complex weaving-together of figures and animals. And a story that grabs and holds our attention, as we see this mighty boar surrounded, a spear plunged into his throat. This scene gives us a wonderful summary of Rubens’ extraordinary talent as an artist, whi…
 
15Head of Medusa, Moravian Gallery in BrnoNICO VAN HOUT: The painting we've got in front of us is called the Medusa.NARRATOR: According to some versions of Medusa’s story, she was once a beautiful young woman, who was raped by the sea god Poseidon in the temple of Athena. Unfairly blaming Medusa for having desecrated the sacred space of her temple,…
 
14The Annunciation, c. 1610, Kunsthistorisches MuseumNARRATOR: In a dark, nighttime setting that heightens this painting’s intensity, the Angel Gabriel arrives with momentous news for Mary. KIRK NICKEL: Mary has just been facing away from the viewer reading the holy scripture when this tumult of heavenly light and angelic beings cascades into her b…
 
13The Capture of Samson, 1609-10, AICNARRATOR: In the center of this tumultuous scene, the Old Testament hero Samson is captured. To the left is his lover, Delilah, who has betrayed him to his enemies by allowing them to cut his hair and deprive him of his strength. In this dynamic oil sketch, Rubens is working out how to tell Samson’s story. NICO …
 
12Lot and his Daughters, c. 1613-14, Private CollectionKIRK NICKEL: Reubens’ scene of Lot and his daughters comes from a Biblical narrative fraught with transgression. NARRATOR: Lot and his daughters have fled the town of Sodom which God vowed to destroy, and shelter in a cave. KIRK NICKEL: The two daughters, afraid that their father’s lineage may …
 
11The Dreaming Silenus, c. 1610-12SASHA SUDA: In The Dreaming Silenus, we encounter this god who reports to Bacchus - himself the chief partier - drunken after a long night of revelry. Behind Silenus himself, we see two satyrs, both of whom are still indulging, and in the center right of the painting, we have a quite incredible still life. That inc…
 
10Vorsterman, Battle of the Amazons, after Rubens, 1623, RijksmuseumNARRATOR: The fierce female warriors known as the Amazons battle the Greeks in this violent scene. NICO VAN HOUT: Now Rubens, what he tries to do here is to capture this sort of world of aggression of like a wild tornado.NARRATOR: Rubens painted the original composition – but this …
 
8Lamentation of Christ, c. 1602-06, Galleria BorgheseNARRATOR: Exhibition co-curator Kirk Nickel:KIRK NICKEL: Not long after entering Antwerp’s Painters Guild and thereby becoming a master painter in his own right, Rubens traveled to Italy. This was a relatively common sort of trip that talented and ambitious European artists would take. NARRATOR: …
 
7Christ on the Straw, 1618, Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten AntwerpenNARRATOR: The two outer panels of this altarpiece were designed to be closed, like doors, over the precious central image – and opened, to spectacular effect. Here’s Nico van Hout, a curator at the Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp. NICO VAN HOUT: We are standing in front o…
 
4Portrait of Isabella Brant, c. 1620-25, Cleveland Museum of ArtNARRATOR: This is Rubens’ first wife, Isabella Brant. The daughter of an Antwerp city official, she married the artist soon after he arrived back from Italy. Together, they had a daughter and two sons. KIRK NICKEL: And this portrait is a very loving representation of her not as his new…
 
3Portrait of Rogier Clarisse, Portrait of Sara Breyel, c. 1611, FAMSFNARRATOR: Rubens painted these portraits of a husband and wife soon after returning to Antwerp after eight triumphant years in Italy. Now just into his thirties, he quickly established himself back home as an extremely sought-after artist. This couple, the wealthy silk merchant Ro…
 
2Hero and Leander, c. 1604, Yale University Art GalleryNARRATOR: Surrounded by sea-nymphs, a young man’s body floats on the dark waves. It’s Leander, who, in Greek mythology, fell in love with Hero, a young priestess. Every night, she lit a lamp in her tower across a narrow stretch of sea, and Leander would swim to her. But one evening, after storm…
 
1IntroductionGILLIAN MCINTYRE: Peter Paul Rubens was one of the most innovative and successful artists in Europe in the 1600s. A brilliant draughtsman and painter, his imagery is full of drama, color, movement and emotion. He was also a member of scholarly and humanist circles, and worked for royal courts around Europe, both as an artist, and as a …
 
9Breviarium Romanum, 1614NARRATOR: A breviary contained everything you needed for Catholic worship – prayers and hymns for daily use, and the wording for church services too. SASHA SUDA: This is the kind of book that would have been either owned by or available to all Catholics living in Antwerp and elsewhere in the Catholic realm, and would have h…
 
5Tribute Money, c. 1612, FAMSFNARRATOR: This dramatic conversation is centered around the figure of Christ. KIRK NICKEL: Rubens is well known and well-loved for his tense, dramatic action.The moment is recounted in the gospels when the Pharisees send their followers to confront Jesus about whether the Jewish people should pay taxes to the Roman gov…
 
6Holy Family with St Elizabeth, St John and a Dove, 1608-09, MMANARRATOR: At first glance, this portrayal of the Holy Family is endearingly intimate and playful. Leaning back in his mother Mary’s lap, the infant Christ pulls a dove away from his older cousin John. John’s mother Elizabeth appears to the right, and to the left is Joseph the carpenter…
 
The Early Rubens audio guide was produced by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Legion of Honour and includes interviews with the following people:Sasha Suda, curator of Early Rubens, formerly Curator of European Art, AGO and now Director and CEO, The National Gallery of Canada.Kirk Nickel, curator of Early Rubens, formerly Assistant Curator o…
 
The Early Rubens audio guide was produced by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Legion of Honour and includes interviews with the following people:Sasha Suda, curator of Early Rubens, formerly Curator of European Art, AGO and now Director and CEO, The National Gallery of Canada.Kirk Nickel, curator of Early Rubens, formerly Assistant Curator o…
 
The Early Rubens audio guide was produced by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Legion of Honour and includes interviews with the following people:Sasha Suda, curator of Early Rubens, formerly Curator of European Art, AGO and now Director and CEO, The National Gallery of Canada.Kirk Nickel, curator of Early Rubens, formerly Assistant Curator o…
 
The Early Rubens audio guide was produced by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Legion of Honour and includes interviews with the following people:Sasha Suda, curator of Early Rubens, formerly Curator of European Art, AGO and now Director and CEO, The National Gallery of Canada.Kirk Nickel, curator of Early Rubens, formerly Assistant Curator o…
 
The Early Rubens audio guide was produced by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Legion of Honour and includes interviews with the following people:Sasha Suda, curator of Early Rubens, formerly Curator of European Art, AGO and now Director and CEO, The National Gallery of Canada.Kirk Nickel, curator of Early Rubens, formerly Assistant Curator o…
 
The Early Rubens audio guide was produced by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Legion of Honour and includes interviews with the following people:Sasha Suda, curator of Early Rubens, formerly Curator of European Art, AGO and now Director and CEO, The National Gallery of Canada.Kirk Nickel, curator of Early Rubens, formerly Assistant Curator o…
 
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