An Explosive Struggle in the Prado
(Alejandro Vergara) The Low Countries - 2018, № 26, pp. 22-25
Rubens’s Hercules and Cerberus from 1636-37 is a small picture (28 x 31.6 cm) bursting with formal power. The sense of compressed energy is palpable – handling the painting at the Prado feels like holding an explosive.
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