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Jan (the Elder) Brueghel

 (1568 - 1625)
Jan (the Elder) Brueghel was active/lived in Flemish, Belgium, Netherlands.  Jan Brueghel is known for history, still life, allegory and mythology scene painting.

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Jan (the Elder) Brueghel


Painter and draughtsman and son of Pieter Bruegel I, Jan Brueghel the Elder is famous for his small-scale history paintings, some of which were executed on copper, exquisite flower still-lifes, allegorical and mythological scenes and various types of landscapes, including imaginary mountain landscapes, forest interiors, villages and country roads, ports, river views, seascapes, hunting pieces, battles and scenes of Hell and the underworld.

Because of the early death of his father, Jan received his first training in watercolour painting from his maternal grandmother, Mayken Verhulst. According to van Mander, Pieter Goetkindt (d 1583) taught Jan   ...  Displaying 750 of 14395 characters.



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About  Jan (the Elder) Brueghel

Born:  1568 - Delft, Holland
Died:   1625 - Antwerp, Belgium
Known for:  history, still life, allegory and mythology scene painting