Pieter Bruegel The Elder

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Style: Northern Renaissance;Renaissance

Place: Bree

Born: 1525

Death: 1569

Nationality: Belgium

Biography:

Pieter Bruegel (Brueghel) the Elder (c. 1525 - 9 September 1569) was a Flemish renaissance painter and printmaker known for his landscapes and peasant scenes (so called genre painting). He is sometimes referred to as the "Peasant Bruegel" to distinguish him from other members of the Brueghel dynasty, but he is also the one generally meant when the ...