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Pieter Bruegel the Elder : drawings and prints

Author: Pieter Bruegel; Nadine Orenstein; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen (Rotterdam, Netherlands)
Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art ; New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2001.
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"One of the greatest Netherlandish artists, Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1525/30-1569) is best known today for his paintings of peasant life. Yet it was above all through his exceptional graphic work that he achieved widespread fame during the sixteenth century. His drawings and the prints made after his designs, while based on traditional sources, are innovative and independent, and they are wide ranging in their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Bruegel, Pieter, approximately 1525-1569.
Pieter Bruegel the Elder.
New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art ; New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)863156674
Named Person: Pieter Bruegel; Pieter Bruegel; Pieter Bruegel; Pieter Bruegel; Pieter Bruegel; Pieter (de Oudere) Bruegel
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pieter Bruegel; Nadine Orenstein; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen (Rotterdam, Netherlands)
ISBN: 0300090145 9780300090147 0870999907 9780870999901 0870999915 9780870999918
OCLC Number: 46364828
Notes: Catalog of an exhibition held May 24-Aug. 5, 2001 at the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam and Sept. 25-Dec. 2, 2001 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Description: xii, 323 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm
Contents: The elusive life of Pieter Bruegel the Elder / Nadine M. Orenstein --
Pieter Bruegel as a draftsman : the changing image / Martin Royalton-Kisch --
Images to print : Pieter Bruegel's engagement with printmaking / Nadine M. Orenstein --
"The very lively and whimsical Pieter Brueghel" : thoughts on his iconography and context / Manfred Sellink --
The importance of being Bruegel : the posthumous survival of the art of Pieter Bruegel the Elder / Larry Silver --
Catalogue / Jürgen Müller, Nadine M. Orenstein, Michiel C. Plomp, Manfred Sellink.
Responsibility: edited by Nadine M. Orenstein ; with contributions by Nadine M. Orenstein [and others].

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"One of the greatest Netherlandish artists, Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1525/30-1569) is best known today for his paintings of peasant life. Yet it was above all through his exceptional graphic work that he achieved widespread fame during the sixteenth century. His drawings and the prints made after his designs, while based on traditional sources, are innovative and independent, and they are wide ranging in their subject matter."--Jacket.

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