Procession to Calvary by Peter Brueghel

Among the paintings of Brueghel there is one sign that relates them to icons: the combination of temporal and spatial layers. In works like this, biblical scenes are played out

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Proverbs (Blue Cloak) by Peter Brueghel

The picture also has a number of other names – “Flemish proverbs”, “The world is upside down”. The picture is a kind of encyclopedia of popular sayings of the 16th

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Carnival and Post by Peter Brueghel

The painting of Peter Bruegel “Carnival and Fast” has a direct relationship to the theatrical genre of farce. The essence of the plot of the picture is the confrontation between

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Misanthrope by Peter Brueghel

One of the artist’s last paintings, written a year before his death. In it, as in many of his other works, Bruegel reflects on human vices and the frailty of

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Suicide of Saul by Peter Brueghel

The picture “Suicide of Saul”, presumably, was written in Antwerp, since Peter Bruegel lived in this city from 1556 until he moved with his family to Brussels in 1563. Together

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Donkey at school by Peter Brueghel

The population of the Netherlands had a high level of education. An Italian traveler even suggested that everyone could read and write. Bruegel chuckles at the zeal of his countrymen

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Cripples by Peter Brueghel

The most important Dutch master of the middle of the XVI century is Peter Bruegel the Elder, nicknamed “peasant”. He came from a peasant family, but nothing is known about

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Haymaking by Peter Brueghel

The painting “Hay mowing” from the series of landscapes “The Seasons” by artist Peter Brueghel is dedicated to the summer months of June and July. While retaining the all-encompassing nature

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Country lazy by Peter Brueghel

“Country lazy” – a fairytale country, is widely distributed in many fairy tales of European countries. In German fairy tales – Schlaraffenland, in literal translation, literally the country of lazy

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Seasons by Peter Brueghel

Over the cycle of paintings “Seasons” Brueghel worked hard and hard throughout 1565. This cycle has for many years caused a stormy debate among researchers. Art critics can not agree

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Dutch proverbs by Peter Brueghel

Turning to the national tradition, to folklore and folk proverbs, Brueghel philosophically reinterprets them and, like Erasmus of Rotterdam, creates a panorama of modern society on the basis of folklore.

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The Triumph of Death by Peter Brueghel

Bruegel does not come up with this story. Even the Gothic Middle Ages developed a fairly carefully differentiated iconography of the dances of death, the triumphs of death, the art

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The Tower of Babel by Peter Brueghel

“The Tower of Babel” – a famous painting by the artist Peter Brueghel. The artist created several paintings on this subject. This work is based on the biblical allegory of

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