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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.


(ˈbrɔɪɡəl; Flemish ˈbrøːxəl) ,




1. (Biography) Jan (jɑn). 1568–1625, Flemish painter, noted for his detailed still lifes and landscapes
2. (Biography) his father, Pieter (ˈpiːtər), called the Elder. ?1525–69, Flemish painter, noted for his landscapes, his satirical paintings of peasant life, and his allegorical biblical scenes
3. (Biography) his son, Pieter, called the Younger. ?1564–1637, Flemish painter, noted for his gruesome pictures of hell



(ˈbrɔɪ gəl, ˈbru-, ˈbrœ-)

1. Pieter the Elder, c1525–69, Flemish painter.
2. his sons, Jan, 1568–1625, and Pieter the Younger, 1564–1637?, Flemish painters.
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The only painter that interested him who was at all unexpected was Brueghel the Elder.
Brueghel gave me the impression of a man striving to express in one medium feelings more appropriate to expression in another, and it may be that it was the obscure consciousness of this that excited Strickland's sympathy.
In November 2016 the curators at the Holburne Museum in Bath announced they had found a forgotten Brueghel painting hidden in the museum's vaults.
With a wide range of masters, styles, and mediums, Masterworks' exceptional gallery of international artists includes Agam, Appel, Braque, Brueghel the Elder, Chagall, Degas, Durer.
O artigo propoe analisar o filme O Moinho e a Cruz como leitura da tela Procissao para o Calvario, do pintor Peter Brueghel, colocada a luz por meio da propria linguagem do cinema, das producoes cenograficas e da utilizacao de camadas digitais cromaticas, luminosas e espaciais para configurar-se como obra proxima a pintura, remetendo-nos ainda aos seus detalhes e a outras telas de Brueghel como interpretacoes possiveis de suas concepcoes.
Titled "Princely Treasures from the House of Liechtenstein," the exhibit displays works by such renowned Western master-painters as Raphael, Rembrandt, Brueghel, Frans Hals the Elder, Peter Paul Rubens and Anthony van Dyck.
Los elegidos para darle nombre a la exhibicion comparten el espacio con Martin de Vos, Jan de Beer, Jan Brueghel el Viejo y Hendrik Goltzius, entre otros.
Its most famous names include Rubens, Van Dyck and Brueghel.
Using writings on sacred images by the Jesuit Cardinal and art patron Federico Borromeo, as well as other writings, Merriam describes the origins and symbolism of a large selection of paintings by Jan Brueghel, Daniel Seghers, and Jan Davidsz.
Brueghel is going to synthesize the representations of winter in the medieval calendars and the representations of landscape in the Renaissance's paintings.
Alternatively try the Htel Brueghel overlooking the Gothic St-Maurice church at 5 Parvis St-Maurice (00 33 3 20 06 06 69; hotel-brueghel.
Inspired by Georges Rouault and Pieter Brueghel the Elder, the exhibition responds to the idea of Christianity being sidelined by society.