The Rubens House in a nutshell

The master lived here in this house with his family for years and painted with his colleagues and assistants in a studio that he designed himself. He created many of his paintings in this house, in the centre of Antwerp.

The master lived here in this house with his family for years and painted with his colleagues and assistants in a studio that he designed himself. He created many of his paintings in this house, in the centre of Antwerp.

 

“Welcome to my palazzetto!”

This is the house of Peter Paul Rubens, a world-famous Baroque painter, who lived in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. His work has inspired artists and art aficionados for over four hundred years. He created many of his paintings in this house, in the centre of Antwerp. It is here that Rubens lived with his family and worked with his colleagues and assistants in his studio. Here he received important patrons and cherished his unique art collection. This unique museum, the master's house, is the only place in the world where Rubens's presence is so tangible. And you are here as his guest. Welcome.