Pieter Bruegel the Elder at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna / edited by Wilfried Seipel.

"Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1528/30-1569) is one of the most popular artists in the history of Western art. Famous for having elevated the status of landscape painting until it became a virtually independent genre, he is also considered to be the greatest 16th century Flemish master of scenes fr...

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Corporate Author: Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
Other Authors: Bruegel, Pieter, approximately 1525-1569, Seipel, Wilfried (Editor)
Format: Book
Language:English
German
Published: Milan : Skira, [1998]
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Summary:"Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1528/30-1569) is one of the most popular artists in the history of Western art. Famous for having elevated the status of landscape painting until it became a virtually independent genre, he is also considered to be the greatest 16th century Flemish master of scenes from ordinary life.This beautifully illustrated volume presents the extraordinary paintings by Pieter Bruegel the Elder belonging to the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna. Shown in full colour, both in their entirety and in close-up detail, are twelve world-famous masterpieces: The Tower of Babel, Peasant Wedding, Peasant Dance, Hunters in the Snow, Children's Games, The Fight between Carnival and Lent. The Procession to Calvary, The Gloomy Day, The Return of the Herd, The Peasant and the Nest Robber, The Conversion of St. Paul and Suicide of Saul."--Publisher description.
Item Description:At head of title: KHM, Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.
Physical Description:164 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 29 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-164) and index.
ISBN:888118320X
9788881183203
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