22/04/2023 - 16/07/2023
Daniël Seghers and Simon de Vos, Garland of Flowers Surrounding the Marriage of Mary and Joseph, c.1630

From the 22nd of April, visitors to the Antwerp city festival Baroque Influencers can discover the Jesuits, Rubens and the Art of Persuasion exhibition. Get to know the most prominent names from Baroque and Jesuit history. Among a variety of artworks spread across three locations – Snijders&Rockoxhuis, St Charles Borromeo Church and Hendrik Conscience Heritage Library – there are also four masterpieces on display from The Phoebus Foundation collection, including Saint Margaret by Rubens as well as other masterpieces by Daniel Seghers and Jacob De Wit.

Discover the rich history of Antwerp’s Baroque visual culture through cultural and academic events during Baroque Influencers, and marvel at the works from our collection in Snijders&Rockoxhuis.

Jacob De Wit, Drawing after a Ceiling Piece by Rubens in the Jesuit Church in Antwerp: Saint Basil, 1711-1712
Peter Paul Rubens, Design for a Ceiling Piece in the Jesuit Church in Antwerp: Saint Margaret, c.1620