Rubens in flowers

Peter Paul Rubens in Dahlia’s 

A self portrait of Peter Paul Rubens (in Dutch: Pieter Pauwel Rubens) made with over 40,000 dahlia flowers. It was created for the flowercorso of the Dutch town Zundert and afterwards has been made on display for one weekend only at the famous Groenplaats in Antwerp. The portrait measures 8 x 8 meters (26×26 ft). Next to the flower portrait you can see the statue of Rubens as well. And here are some more photo’s.

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