Pieter Bruegel the Elder

Pieter Bruegel (an aa Brueghel) the Elder (Dutch: [ˈpitər ˈbrøːɣəɫ]; c. 1525-1530 – 9 September 1569) wis the maist signeeficant airtist o Dutch an Flemish Renaissance pentin, a penter an prentmakker frae Brabant, kent for his laundscapes an paisant scenes (sae cried genre pentin); he wis a pioneer in makkin baith teeps o subject the focus in lairge pentins.

Pieter Bruegel the Elder
Pieter Bruegel the Elder - The Painter and the Buyer, 1565 - Google Art Project.jpg
The Painter and The Connoisseur, c. 1565 , possibly wi Bruegel's sel-portrait.[1]
BornPieter Brueghel
c. 1525-1530
Breda or nearbi, Duchy o Brabant, Habsburg Netherlands
(modren-day Netherlands or Belgium)
Died(1569-09-09)9 September 1569 (aged 39 to 44)
Brussels, Duchy o Brabant, Habsburg Netherlands
(modren-day Belgium)
Kent forPentin, prentmakkin
Notable wirk(s)Laundscape wi the Faw o Icarus, The Hunters in the Snaw, The Paisant Wadding
MuivementDutch an Flemish Renaissance

ReferencesEedit

  1. Orenstein, 63-64

SoorcesEedit

  • Orenstein, Nadine M., ed. (2001). Pieter Bruegel the Elder: Drawings and Prints. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. ISBN 978-0-87099-990-1.CS1 maint: extra text: authors leet (link) fully online