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Modern map of the Low Countries and France
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Northern Netherlands Southern Netherlands The Netherlands Belgium Holland Flanders Dutch Flemish Independent republic Ruled by Kingdom of Spain Protestant (Calvinist) Catholic Society dominated by Society dominated by middle class: upper class (aristocracy):
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Self-Portrait (in his early 60s) c. 1638-40 Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640) When Rubens painted this self-portrait, he bore the title Knight Secretary to His Majesty’s Privy Council and Gentleman of the Household of Her Serene Highness Princess Isabella. He had also been knighted by King Philip IV of Spain and Charles I of England. To this day, the English refer to him as Sir Peter Paul Rubens. During a sojourn in England he also received an honorary degree from Cambridge University.
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Rubens, Triptych of the Raising of the Cross , 1610-11 Central panel of triptych (about 15 feet high) Note : The elevation and display of of Christ’s body relates to the contro- versial doctrine of “real presence.”
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2012 for the course ART 1441 taught by Professor Zucker,m. during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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