Kunsthistorisches Museum II — Rubens

“Stendhal syndrome…is a psychosomatic disorder that causes rapid heartbeat, dizziness, fainting, confusion and even hallucinations when an individual is exposed to an experience of great personal significance, particularly viewing art.”

I experienced this once.  It was in the Louvre, in a huge gallery filled w/the works of  Peter Paul Rubens.  I was…transported.

I knew before I went to Vienna that two of my favourite  artists were well-represented at the Kunsthistorisches Museum.   Rubens  was one of them.

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The Four Continents

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The Miracles of Saint Ignatius Loyola

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Philemon and Baucis

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The Feast of Venus


Miracles of Saint Francis Xavier


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