Brueghel, Pieter, the Elder

 (c. 1520–1569) Not -eu-. Flemish painter and father of two others: Pieter Brueghel the Younger (1564–1638) and Jan Brueghel (1568–1625).

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  • Brueghel, Jan, the Elder — born с 1525, probably Breda, duchy of Brabant died Sept. 5/9, 1569, Brussels Flemish painter and draftsman, second son of Pieter Bruegel. Early in his career he went to Italy, where he painted under the patronage of Cardinal Federigo Borromeo.… …   Universalium

  • Bruegel, Pieter, the Elder — born с 1525, probably Breda, duchy of Brabant died Sept. 5/9, 1569, Brussels Greatest Netherlandish painter of the 16th century. Not much is known of his early life, but in 1551 he set off for Italy, where he produced his earliest signed painting …   Universalium

  • Pieter Bruegel the Elder — Bruegel s The Painter and The Connoisseur. drawn c. 1565 is thought to be a self portrait. Birth name Pieter Bruegel Born …   Wikipedia

  • Pieter Brueghel the Elder — noun Flemish painter of landscapes (1525 1569) • Syn: ↑Brueghel, ↑Breughel, ↑Bruegel, ↑Pieter Brueghel, ↑Pieter Breughel, ↑Pieter Bruegel, ↑Breughel the Elder • Instance Hype …   Useful english dictionary

  • Brueghel, Pieter — (the Elder, ca. 1525 1569)    The principal Dutch painter of the 16th century. Though highly educated, closely linked to leading humanists, and patronized by the Habsburg rulers, he concentrated many of his paintings on the life and customs of… …   Historical Dictionary of Renaissance

  • Brueghel,Pieter — Brue·ghel or Brue·gel also Breu·ghel (broiʹgəl, bro͞oʹ , brœʹ ), 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?),… …   Universalium

  • Jan Brueghel the Elder — (b. 1568, Brussels January 13 1625, Antwerp) was a Flemish painter, son of Pieter Brueghel the Elder and father of Jan Brueghel the Younger. Nicknamed Velvet Brueghel, Flower Brueghel, and Paradise Brueghel, of which the latter two were derived… …   Wikipedia

  • Bruegel, Jan, The Elder — ▪ Flemish painter byname  Velvet Bruegel,  Dutch  Jan Bruegel De Oudere, or Fluwelen Bruegel, Bruegel  also spelled  Brueghel, or Breughel  born 1568, Brussels [now in Belgium] died Jan. 13, 1625, Antwerp       Flemish painter known for his still …   Universalium

  • Breughel the Elder — noun Flemish painter of landscapes (1525 1569) • Syn: ↑Brueghel, ↑Breughel, ↑Bruegel, ↑Pieter Brueghel, ↑Pieter Breughel, ↑Pieter Bruegel, ↑Pieter Brueghel the Elder • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pieter Brueghel the Younger — (1564 or 1565 ndash; 1636) was a Flemish painter, known for numerous copies after his father Pieter Brueghel the Elder s paintings and nicknamed Hell Brueghel for his fantastic treatments of fire and grotesque imagery.Although his precise date of …   Wikipedia

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