Breughel the Elder


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Noun1.Breughel the Elder - Flemish painter of landscapes (1525-1569)Breughel the Elder - Flemish painter of landscapes (1525-1569)
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Within the tight ambit of this show we glimpse the impact of these major events obliquely, as Bosch's gleefully delirious compositions give way to the greater naturalism of Pieter Breughel the Elder and his sons (Fig.
These, then, create the overall feeling which we often have when watching the busy crowds in action in one of the large oil paintings by Pieter Breughel the Elder.
Jan Breughel the Elder and Jacob Backer, who collaborated on a very small painting, show Actaeon only just coming Into view in the background, while the modesty of the classically-posing bathers is preserved from the viewer by some fortuitously placed drapes.