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
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
“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
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
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.
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
“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
In this picture, the artist showed a transition period from autumn to winter. In the summer the herd was grazing in the hills, and now a group of people in
Engraving of the artist Peter Bruegel “Saint Jerome” from the series “Virtues” depicts a saint during his stay in the Syrian desert, where Jerome was tempted and tempted. Blessed Jerome
The text in Latin under the engraving “Prudence” reads: “If you want to be prudent, be careful in the future, think in your heart what can happen.” A woman standing
There are five paintings by Bruegel dedicated to the seasons, and one of them is the “Harvest” in the Metropolitan Museum. She, like the others, was commissioned by Niklas Yongelink,
The plot of the sermon in Peter Bruegel’s painting “The Preaching of John the Baptist” is uncommonly presented. The action takes place at the edge of a deaf, dark forest.
Created in the wake of the “Times of the Year”, in 1566, the painting “Census in Bethlehem” on a well-known biblical story, meant the birth of art, whose main theme
Painting “The Fall of the Rebellious Angels”. From 1561 until the end of his life, Bruegel lives in Brussels. Most of the paintings of this period were written by the