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or Brue·gel also Breu·ghel  (broi′gəl, bro͞o′-, brœ′-), Pieter Known as "the Elder." 1525?-1569.
Flemish painter noted for his landscapes and his lively genre scenes, including Peasant Wedding (c. 1567). His son Pieter (1564-1638?), known as "the Younger," is primarily remembered for his copies of his father's works, while another son, Jan (1568-1625), is frequently called "the Flower Brueghel" or "the Velvet Brueghel" for the silky detail of his still-life paintings.
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The same manoeuvre--or habit, perhaps--runs throughout Bruegel's later religious paintings.
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Sixteenth Century painter Pieter Bruegel The Elder will be the subject of a lecture organised by the Arts Society of Stirling and Forth Valley on May 16, 10.50am for 11am, at the Albert Halls, Stirling.
When the curators Per Rumberg and Desmond Shawe-Taylor gathered together some 150 works from the broken collection of the man Rubens called 'the greatest amateur of paintings among the princes of the world', it was the first time in nearly four centuries that such masterworks as, for example, Titian's Portrait of Charles V with a Dog (Prado) and Holbein's portrait of Robert Cheseman (Mauritshuis) had hung alongside Pieter Bruegel the Elder's The Three Soldiers (Frick Collection) and Velazquez's Portrait of King Philip IV (Meadows Museum).
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Concerning the title, Andersson imagined a pigeon watching humans, in addition to being inspired by 'Hunters of the Snow' (1565) painting by Pieter Bruegel the Elder.
London stands to lose 30,000 financial industry ( jobs and $1.9 trillion of ( assets after Brexit, the nondoctrinal Bruegel economic think tank has estimated.