The Conversion of Saint Bavo

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De bekering van Sint-Bavo 23-05-2008 14-18-07.JPG

The Conversion of Saint Bavo is a 1623-1624 altarpiece by Peter Paul Rubens. It was commissioned as the high altarpiece for Sint-Baafskathedraal in Ghent by bishop Antoon Triest (1577-1657). It is still sited in the cathedral. An oil sketch for it is now in the National Gallery, London.[1]

Bibliography[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/paintings/peter-paul-rubens-oil-sketch-for-high-altarpiece-st-bavo-ghent
  • Vlieghe, Hans, Saints (Corpus Rubenianum Ludwig Burchard, 8), nr. 72, Arcade, Brussel, 1972
  • Gent, duizend jaar kunst en cultuur, Bijlokemuseum, Gent, 1975