Drawn by the Brush: Oil Sketches by Peter Paul Rubens
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Peter Paul Rubens
Hercules Strangling the Nemean Lion, ca. 1639
Oil on panel with traces of red chalk, 23 x 39.2 cm
Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, Gift of Dr. Charles and Nobuko Kuhn in honor of Charles L. Kuhn, Curator of the Busch-Reisinger Museum, 1930-1968, acc. no. 2000.199



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

BIBLIOGRAPHY

PURCHASE THE CATALOG

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Rotterdam/Madrid 2003-4
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