David was a king of Israel who lived around 1000 BCE. According to the Hebrew Bible, he was the second king of Israel, succeeding Saul. He is described as a warrior and a poet and is credited with consolidating the kingdom of Israel and establishing Jerusalem as its capital. David is considered a Jewish prophet and revered as a forefather of the Jewish people. In the New Testament, David is also described as an ancestor of Jesus.
Daniel was a prophet and statesman who lived in the 6th century BCE. According to the Book of Daniel in the Hebrew Bible, Daniel was a Jewish exile who served as a court official in the kingdom of Babylon. He is famous for interpreting dreams and predicting the future and is revered for his faith and devotion to God. Daniel is considered a prophet in Judaism and Christianity.
Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640) was a Flemish Baroque painter who emphasized color, movement, and sensuality. He was born in Siegen, Germany to a religious family and later moved to Antwerp, Belgium where he was raised Roman Catholic. After his father's death when he was 13 years old, Rubens had to work more to support his family. He specialized in making altarpieces, portraits, landscapes, and history paintings of mythological and allegorical subjects.