Jan Brueghel The Elder

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Style: Baroque

Place: Brussels

Born: 1568

Death: 1625

Nationality: Belgium

Biography:

Jan Brueghel the Elder (1568 - 13 January 1625) was a Flemish painter, son of Pieter Bruegel the Elder and father of Jan Brueghel the Younger. Nicknamed "Velvet" Brueghel, "Flower" Brueghel, and "Paradise" Brueghel, of which the latter two were derived from his floral still lifes which were his favored subjects, while the former may refer to the ve...