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BRUEGEL, Pieter or Peter, the Elder (1525 - 1569), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BRUEGEL, Pieter or Peter, the Elder (1525 - 1569), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

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Flemish School, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1525, in Brueghel, near Breda, or at Brueghel, near 's Hertogenbosch; died 5 September 1569, in Brussels, buried in Brussels, in the church of Notre-Dame de La Chapelle.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Religious subjects, genre scenes, village scenes, landscapes, mountainscapes, seascapes.

Antwerp School.

[not available online]According to Van Mander, the name of this artist, which he generally

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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