Bruegel

By Rose-Marie Hagen, Rainer Hagen

At a time while artists have been nonetheless essentially fascinated by non secular or mythological subject material, the nice Flemish painter Pieter Bruegel (c. 1525-1569) grew to become his eye at the daily. such a lot of Bruegel's forty five surviving works, that are all reproduced during this booklet, list the evidence of sixteenth century existence in rural or small city groups. during this identify within the simple paintings sequence, Rose-Marie and Rainer Hagen define the artist's account of his society and instances, and the relevance that account has for us this present day.

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