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BRUEGHEL, Jan II, the Younger (<i>born</i> 1601), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BRUEGHEL, Jan II, the Younger (born 1601), Painter, draughtsman

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Born 1601, in Antwerp, where he was baptised 13 September; died 1er September 1678.

Painter (including gouache), draughtsman. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, landscapes with figures, waterscapes, village scenes, rustic scenes, still-lifes (including flowers), insects.

This artist chose to spell his name Breughel. He travelled in Italy, where he met A. van Dyck, and in Genoa he met Lucas de Wael; he also

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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