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Rubens, Sir Peter Paul Syllabification: Ru·bens, Sir Peter Paul
Pronunciation: /ˈro͞obənz/

Definition of Rubens, Sir Peter Paul in English:

( 1577–1640), Flemish painter. He is best known for his portraits and for his paintings of mythological subjects featuring voluptuous female nudes, such as in Venus and Adonis (circa 1635).

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