Analyzing Rubens The Judgment Of Paris

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Rubens has a divine talent of forcing the viewer to question what sins are hiding within the painting. In The Fall of Phaeton, Rubens reveals the turmoil produced by one individual 's mistake, and again in The Judgment of Paris he depicts just how dangerous an individual may be. Through visual analysis I believe Rubens’ strives to illustrate turmoil in his work as well as expose the downfalls within humankind. In The Judgment of Paris, we find three nude women dazzled by what lies in the hands of a masculine gentleman. Tangled within the nude women we find two angel babies; one looking at the object in the gentleman 's hand as though he is un-amused, the other angel wrapped around the leg of the woman placed in the middle. The second angel
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