By Peter Paul Rubens SKU:15228

Rubens, Peter Paul's "Simon" is a truly remarkable painting. Created around 1612-1613, it holds great significance in art history. The painting portrays Simon the Apostle, kneeling in adoration before the Infant Christ. What makes this painting special is Rubens' masterful depiction of light and shadow, creating a sense of depth and realism. The rich colors, intricate details, and the artist's ability to capture emotions make it an extraordinary work. Through "Simon," Rubens showcases his exceptional talent and his ability to infuse spiritual and human qualities into his art, making it a truly special and revered painting.

54 cm

Please note: by default the aspect ratio of the original artwork is used.

Need a special size? Request a quote or watch our expainer video to choose the correct size.

Add to wishlist Remove from wishlist
Total € 295

Title: “”Rubens’ Masterpiece: Simon””

Year Painted: 1612-1613

Rubens, Peter Paul, the celebrated Flemish Baroque artist, created a truly exceptional painting between 1612 and 1613 known as “”Simon.”” This masterpiece holds immense significance in the realm of art history and continues to captivate viewers with its remarkable qualities.

“”Simon”” depicts Simon the Apostle in an act of profound adoration before the Infant Christ. This painting showcases Rubens’ extraordinary talent and his ability to infuse spiritual and human qualities into his art. The composition is harmonious and balanced, with Simon portrayed in a reverent posture, his face radiating awe and devotion.

What sets “”Simon”” apart is Rubens’ masterful use of light and shadow. The strategic placement of light sources creates a dynamic interplay between brightness and darkness, enhancing the sense of depth and realism. The chiaroscuro technique, along with Rubens’ meticulous attention to detail, brings a sense of life and texture to the painting. The drapery, delicately rendered, adds to the overall richness and visual appeal.

This painting is special due to its ability to evoke a range of emotions. Rubens captures Simon’s profound reverence and humility, as well as the viewer’s own sense of awe and contemplation. The expressive faces and gestures, along with the artist’s skillful brushwork, convey a palpable sense of spirituality and evoke a deep connection with the subject matter.

“”Simon”” exemplifies Rubens’ artistic genius and his mastery of technique. It represents the height of Baroque art, characterized by its dramatic flair, dynamic compositions, and emotional impact. The painting’s enduring significance lies in its ability to transcend time, inviting viewers to engage with the spiritual and human themes it embodies.

This masterpiece has garnered widespread acclaim and recognition, solidifying Rubens’ status as a luminary in the art world. Its presence in museums and exhibitions serves as a testament to its enduring appeal and artistic excellence. “”Simon”” continues to inspire and provoke contemplation, standing as a testament to Rubens’ profound artistic legacy and his ability to create art that resonates with audiences across generations.

Original size:
50 x 68 cm (width x height)
Art style:
Minimal order width:
40 cm
Maximum order width:
122 cm

At our art gallery, we take pride in offering comprehensive global shipping to our esteemed clientele. We understand the significance of your art acquisitions and the need to transport them with utmost care. Hence, we are committed to delivering your chosen paintings to any address worldwide and free of any additional charge.

Our reliable courier service partners are experienced in handling precious art pieces and ensure that your painting reaches you in pristine condition. We offer fully insured, door-to-door delivery, providing you with peace of mind that your artwork is protected during transit.

Moreover, to accommodate your unique framing preferences, we offer the distinctive service of sending your purchased artwork directly to any framer across the globe. This enables you to have your painting framed locally by your trusted framer, reducing the risk of damage during transportation.

Regardless of your location or your framer’s, we strive to make the process as seamless as possible. It is our goal to provide exceptional service that caters to your needs and ensures the safe delivery of your valuable artwork.

We invite you to experience our hassle-free, worldwide shipping service, which is aimed at delivering your prized art pieces safely and efficiently, wherever you may be.

Similar paintings

Customer experiences

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Incredibly happy with my painting of…
Incredibly happy with my painting of Gustav Klimt! It fits our home perfectly and the delivery went top notch as…
Dian Mastenbroek, November 6, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Honestly, at first I was a little hesitant to order a painting online and pay half in advance without knowing…
K. van der Veen, October 27, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Highly recommended!
My new painting just arrived and I am really extremely happy with it! It sounds cliché but the painting is…
Sven Korthuis, October 31, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Very happy with my painting
Very happy with my painting of my pet. Quality is beyond expectations. Customer service answered my questions well and gave…
Kelly van Haren, November 2, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
This already the second time I have had a…
This already the second time I order a painting. Top quality and perfect service. The Mona Lisa hanging in our…
Ali El Habziz, November 4, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
What a surprise
Received today the painting of our dog we ordered. What a surprise! Beautifully painted, brilliant colors and very realistic. Warmly…
Ingrid Wilmink, November 3, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Looks great in our new home
Looks great in our new home! A real work of art and neat delivery
Marije Paus, November 2, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Super nice assortment
Super nice selection and products delivered quickly! Very happy with it!
Luuk Rouwhorst, October 31, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Turned out very beautiful!
JM, November 2, 2023