The reattribution is nevertheless an important discovery for the museum, bringing its total number of paintings by Pieter Brueghel
the Younger to three; it now has the largest collection by this artist in the UK.
, the family that produced significant works during the 16th and 17th centuries, is showcased in a separate section.
Using writings on sacred images by the Jesuit Cardinal and art patron Federico Borromeo, as well as other writings, Merriam describes the origins and symbolism of a large selection of paintings by Jan Brueghel
, Daniel Seghers, and Jan Davidsz.
is going to synthesize the representations of winter in the medieval calendars and the representations of landscape in the Renaissance's paintings.
Alternatively try the Htel Brueghel
overlooking the Gothic St-Maurice church at 5 Parvis St-Maurice (00 33 3 20 06 06 69; hotel-brueghel.com).
Inspired by Georges Rouault and Pieter Brueghel
the Elder, the exhibition responds to the idea of Christianity being sidelined by society.
Members of the public contributed more than pounds 680,000 to the fund to buy the Procession to Calvary by Pieter Brueghel
the Younger, which has hung in Nostell Priory, West Yorkshire, for more than 200 years.
In its title, John Block Friedman's latest generous and erudite book, Brueghel
's Heavy Dancers: Transgressive Clothing, Class, and Culture in the Late Middle Ages, presents readers with an intriguing riddle: who are these "heavy dancers," and what does the sixteenth-century Pieter Brueghel
have to do with the late Middle Ages?
The latest addition to the outstanding 'Medieval Studies' series under the general editorship of Mary Maleski, "Brueghel
's Heavy Dancers: Transgressive Clothing, Class, and Culture in the Late Middle Ages" is a 361-page compendium of detailed and painstaking scholarship by John Block Friedman (Professor Emeritus of English, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign).
Seventeenth-century paintings by Philips Brueghel
and Willem Claesz.
Born around 1525 in Breda (a town that is now part of Holland), Bruegel (also spelled Brueghel
) came from a family of artists that spanned four generations.
There are representations of this scene by artists including Jean Mignon, Veronese and Brueghel
, depicting various stages of the tale, some with women coquettishly trying to cover themselves up and some with Actaeon transforming into a stag.