Drawn by the Brush: Oil Sketches by Peter Paul Rubens
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Peter Paul Rubens
The Capture of Samson, ca. 1609-10
Oil on panel, 50.4 x 66.4 cm
The Art Institute of Chicago, Robert A. Waller Memorial Fund, acc. no. 1923.551

Catalog Essays


INTRODUCTION
by Peter C. Sutton


PURSUING AND POSSESSING PASSION:
Two Hundred Years of Collecting Rubens's Oil Sketches

By Marjorie E. Wieseman


THE OIL SKETCH AS A VEHICLE FOR RUBENS'S CREATIVITY
by Nico van Hout


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