Visitors will be able to see the picturesque masterpiece of the great Flemish artist “Penitent Mary Magdalene and her sister Martha” and a series of engravings made by students according to his works.
Engravings from paintings by Peter Powell Rubens were created in his workshop by the best cutters under the direct supervision of the painter himself; also at the exhibition you can see engravings created after the death of the master. It would seem that black and white images should be inferior to the colorful paintings of Rubens, however, it is known that the artist owes his fame in part to engravings. In addition, it was an engraving that allows the viewer to understand not only how skillful the painter Rubens was, but also how subtly he felt how important the graphics would play in the cultural and social life of the 17th century. However, the most attention is attracted by the impressive canvas by Rubens, "Penitent Mary Magdalene and her sister Martha."