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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to, or characteristic of, the Flemish painter Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640).
  • n. A follower or an admirer of Rubens; one who belongs to the school or who imitates the style of Rubens, described by Fuseli as “a florid system of mannered magnificence.”


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