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Pieter Bruegel the Elder

Pieter Bruegel the Elder Portrait
Pieter Bruegel the Elder
Life Dates
Northern Renaissance

Pieter Bruegel the Elder Biography

Pieter Bruegel the Elder, nicknamed ‘Peasant Bruegel’ was probably the most significant and exciting painter in the Northern Europe during the middle part of the sixteenth century. His nickname “Peasant Bruegel” indicates to his subjects: peasant life, proverbs and genre scenes, the New Testament topics set among common folks of contemporary Flanders.

Pieter Bruegel the Elder 147 Most Important Paintings and Artworks

Pieter Bruegel the Elder Bibliography

Pieter Bruegel the Elder. by S. Lvov. Moscow. 1971.

Bruegel. by N. Gershenzon-Tchegodayeva. Moscow. 1983.

Painting of Europe. XIII-XX centuries. Encyclopedic Dictionary. Moscow. Iskusstvo. 1999.

Pieter Bruegel the Elder: Prints and Drawings. by Nadine M. Orenstein (Editor), Metropolitan Museum of Art, Pieter Bruegel. Yale Univ Pr, 2001.

Pieter Bruegel the Elder at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna by Pieter Bruegel (Editor), Wilfried Seipel (Editor), Kunsthistorisches museu. Skira, 1999.

Pieter Bruegel: The Elder (Masters of Art Series) by Wolfgang Stechow, Pieter Bruegel. Harry N Abrams, 1990.

Pieter Bruegel by Philippe Roberts-Jones. Harry N Abrams, 2002.

Pieter Bruegel the Elder's Netherlandish Proverbs and the Practice of Rhetoric (Studies in Netherlandish Art and Cultural History) by Mark A. Meadow..V. Waanders Uitgeverji, 2004.

Inside Bruegel: The Play of Images in Children's Games by Edward A. Snow. North Point Press, 1997.