- 1Rubenesque (also Rubensesque) adjective
- Example sentences
- The Rubenesque spectacle of her generous and dimpled flesh challenges the contemporary cult of the slim, youthful body with an image of maturity and maternal plenitude.
- While her monumental, Rubenesque figure fills more than half of the composition, her arms are dramatically cropped by the bottom and right edges of the canvas.
- In the 1940s and 1950s, the movie star Marilyn Monroe, whose figure was curvaceous and somewhat Rubenesque, exemplified the ideal woman's figure.
Definition of Rubens, Sir Peter Paul in:
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