Rubens' 'The Watering Place'

Christopher Brown, Anthony Reeve and Martin Wyld
Technical Bulletin Volume 6, 1982

Abstract

A detailed examination of The Watering Place during treatment revealed that the support consists of 11 separate pieces of wood. The successive stages in its physical construction were established and as a result, some identification of the stages of Rubens' creation of his landscape emerge.

Keywords 

painting, panel paintings, repairing, Peter Paul Rubens, wood

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Brown, C., Reeve, A., Wyld, M. 'Rubens' "The Watering Place"'. National Gallery Technical Bulletin Vol 6, pp 26–39.
http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/technical-bulletin/brown_reeve_wyld1982


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