RUBENS, Peter Paul
(b. 1577, Siegen, d. 1640, Antwerpen)

The Last Jjudgment

1617
Oil on canvas, 606 x 460 cm
Alte Pinakothek, Munich

This painting was commissioned by Duke Wolfgang Wilhelm of Pfalz-Neuburg for the high altar of the Jesuit church in Neuburg an der Donau.

Suggested listening (streaming mp3, 10 minutes):
Giuseppe Verdi: Requiem, Dies irae (excerpt)