Pieter Bruegel The Elder

Pieter Bruegel (also Brueghel) the Elder (c. 1525–1530 – 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. He was a formative influence on Dutch Golden Age painting and later painting in general in his innovative choices of subject matter, as one of the first generation of artists to grow up when religious subjects had ceased to be the natural subject matter of painting. He also painted no portraits, the other mainstay of Netherlandish art. As well as looking forwards, his art reinvigorates medieval subjects such as marginal drolleries of ordinary life in illuminated manuscripts, and the calendar scenes of agricultural labours set in landscape backgrounds, and puts these on a much larger scale than before, and in the expensive medium of oil painting. He does the same with the fantastic and anarchic world developed in Renaissance prints and book illustrations. He is sometimes referred to as "Peasant Bruegel".

    Periods: Northern Renaissance, Renaissance, Dutch and Flemish Renaissance painting.

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      1. Pieter Bruegel The Elder Print On Canvas - The Suicide Of Saul - 120X70cm
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      2. Pieter Bruegel The Elder Print On Canvas - Peasant Dance 1568 - 120X80cm
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      3. Pieter Bruegel The Elder Print On Canvas - The Gloomy Day - 120X80cm
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      4. Pieter Bruegel The Elder Famous Print On Canvas - Dull Gret - 120X90cm
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      5. Pieter Bruegel The Elder Print On Canvas - The Wedding Dance 1566 - 90X70cm
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