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Bonus Podcast Episode #1: A Fake Peter Paul Rubens?



In September 2021, an AI study came to the conclusion that Samson and Delilah by Peter Paul Rubens is a fake! Accessible Art History: The Podcast covered this work in Episode 22 (listen here). As a special bonus episode, I'm covering this stunning development.


To listen, please download it on your favorite platform or click here! If you enjoy it, please consider leaving a rating and a review, it helps out the podcast tremendously!



Samson and Delilah - National Gallery

Peter Paul Rubens (?)

1609-10

Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons











Samson and Delilah - Oil Sketch

Cincinnati Art Museum

Peter Paul Rubens

1609-10

Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons











Samson and Delilah can be seen in the background of this painting.


Banquet at the House of Burgomaster Rockox

Frans Francken

c. 1630-35

Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons



Sources


https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/ai-casts-new-doubt-on-national-gallerys-prized-peter-paul-rubens-180978771/


https://www.accessiblearthistory.com/post/podcast-episode-22-samson-and-delilah-by-peter-paul-rubens


https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/paintings/peter-paul-rubens-samson-and-delilah


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samson_and_Delilah_(Rubens)



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