49 rows · The following is a list of paintings by the Dutch and Flemish Renaissance painter and printmaker Pieter Bruegel the Elder.
Bruegel Paintings are amongst the finest art to have come from the Dutch region during the 16th century and they were created by several artists from the Bruegel family whose most famous painters were Pieter the Elder and Pieter the Younger, both of whom are …
Landscape with the Fall of Icarus (1558) As the mythological tale goes, Icarus and his father …
Pieter Bruegel (also Brueghel) the Elder (Dutch: [ˈpitər ˈbrøːɣəɫ]; c. 1525-1530 – 9 September 1569) was the most significant artist of Dutch and Flemish Renaissance painting, a painter and printmaker from Brabant, known for his landscapes and peasant scenes (so called genre painting); he was a pioneer in making both types of subject the focus in large paintings.
Birth place: Breda, Netherlands
Pieter Bruegel the Elder, The Dutch Proverbs, 1559. Photo via Wikimedia Commons. In addition to painting, Bruegel created many prints. Partnering with one of the day’s most important publishers, Hieronymus Cock, he produced a series of illustrated proverbs, among other subjects.
Discover the complete works of Pieter Bruegel the Elder, the most significant artist of Flemish Renaissance painting. Marking the 450th anniversary of
The Kunsthistorisches Museum is currently showing the first-ever major monograph exhibition dedicated to the 16th-century Netherlandish painter, Pieter Bruegel the Elder (c. 1525/30–1569).
Pieter Bruegel, the Elder: Pieter Bruegel, the Elder, the greatest Flemish painter of the 16th century, whose landscapes and vigorous, often witty scenes of peasant life are particularly renowned. Since Bruegel signed and dated many of his works, his artistic evolution can be traced from the early landscapes, in which he
Pieter Bruegel lived at a time when northern art was strongly influenced by Italian mannerism, but despite the requisite journey to Italy for purposes of study, he was astonishingly independent of the dominant artistic interests of his day.
Despite its rocky beginnings, Bruegel’s marriage marked the beginning of an artistic dynasty that incorporated the couple’s two artist-sons, Pieter, later known as Pieter Brueghel the Younger, born in 1564, and Jan Brueghel the Elder, born in 1568.
In the ‘Bruegel Room’ in Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna, twelve paintings hang in the space, covering the final ten year period of the life of Pieter Bruegel the Elder. One painting, in particular, takes us on a journey across the expanses of winter’s hold on nature; Pieter Bruegel: Hunters in the Snow.