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Rubenshuis
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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1610/00/00 Peter Paul Rubens Architect, Home Peter Rubens buys a Flemish townhouse on the Vaartstraat (now the Wapper) and begins renovating and extending it into an Italian-style villa of his own design.
1634/08/00 Peter Paul Rubens Artist By August 1634, Rubens completes "The Apotheosis of James I" at his atelier in Antwerp. The Apotheosis of James I
1640/05/30 Peter Paul Rubens Died Peter Paul Rubens dies at home from heart failure. He is buried in Saint James' Church, Antwerp.
1648/00/00 William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Newcastle Home William and Margaret Cavendish, the later Duke and Duchess of Newcastle, move into Rubenshuis.
1660/00/00 William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Newcastle Home William and Margaret Cavendish quit Rubenshuis.
1921/00/00 After his death in 1921, the architect Henri Blomme leaves an important legacy to the city of Antwerp to buy the Rubenshuis.
1937/00/00 The city of Antwerp buys the Rubenshuis.
1946/00/00 Ater an extensive restoration the Rubenshuis is opened to the public.

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Particulars for Rubenshuis:
Area of Significance Architecture
Area of Significance Art
Sight Category Building
Area of Design Decorative Arts
Building Type House
Building Type Mansion
Criteria Person
Historic Use Single dwelling




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