Pieter Bruegel the Elder

(c.15251569)

Pieter Bruegel the Elder_signature

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Works:

The Adoration of the Kings (c1556)

 

The Adoration of the Kings
c. 1556
Tempera on canvas, 124 x 169 cm
Musées Royaux de BelgiqueBrussels

 

Parable of the Sower (1557)

 

Parable of the Sower
1557
Oil on panel, 74 x 102 cm
Timken Museum of Art, San Diego

 

Naval Battle in the Gulf of Naples (c1558)

 

Naval Battle in the Gulf of Naples
c. 1558
Oil on panel, 42.2 x 71.2 cm
Galleria Doria PamphiljRoma

 

Landscape with the Fall of Icarus (c1558)

 

Landscape with the Fall of Icarus
c. 1558
Oil on canvas, 73.5 x 112 cm
Musées Royaux de Belgique, Brussels

 

Twelve Proverbs (c. 1558)

 

Twelve Proverbs
c. 1558
Oak panel, 74.5 x 98.4 cm
Museum Mayer van den BerghAntwerp

 

The Fight Between Carnival and Lent (1559)

 

The Fight Between Carnival and Lent
1559
Oil on oak panel, 118 x 164.5 cm
Kunsthistorisches MuseumVienna

 

Netherlandish Proverbs (1559)

 

Netherlandish Proverbs
1559
Oil on oak panel, 117 x 163 cm
GemäldegalerieBerlin

 

Children's Games (1560)

 

Children’s Games
1560
Oil on panel, 118 x 161 cm
Kunsthistorisches MuseumVienna

 

Two Chained Monkeys (1562)

 

Two Chained Monkeys
1562
Oil on oak panel, 20 x 23 cm
GemäldegalerieBerlin

 

The Fall of the Rebel Angels (1562)

 

The Fall of the Rebel Angels
1562
Oil on oak, 117 x 162 cm
Musées Royaux de BelgiqueBrussels

 

The Suicide of Saul (1562)

 

The Suicide of Saul
1562
Oil on panel, 33.5 x 55.5 cm
Kunsthistorisches MuseumVienna

 

Dulle Griet (1562)

 

Dulle Griet (Mad Meg)
1562
Oil on panel, 117.4 x 162 cm
Museum Mayer van den Bergh, Antwerp

 

The Triumph of Death (c1562)

 

The Triumph of Death
c. 1562
Oil on panel, 117 x 162 cm
Museo del PradoMadrid

 

Landscape with the Flight into Egypt (1563)

 

Landscape with the Flight into Egypt
1563
Oil on canvas, 37.1 x 55.6 cm
Courtauld Institute GalleriesLondon

 

Portrait of an Old Woman (1563)

 

Portrait of an Old Woman
1563
Oil on wood, 22 x 18 cm
Alte PinakothekMunich

 

The Adoration of the Kings in the Snow (1563)

 

The Adoration of the Kings in the Snow
1563
Tempera on panel, 35 x 55 cm
Sammlung Oskar Reinhart, Winterthur

 

The Tower of Babel (1563)

 

The Tower of Babel
1563
Oil on oak panel, 114 x 155 cm
Kunsthistorisches MuseumVienna

 

The Little Tower of Babel (c1563)

 

The Little Tower of Babel
c. 1563
Oil on panel, 60 x 74.5 cm
Museum Boijmans, Rotterdam

 

The Adoration of the Kings (1564)

 

The Adoration of the Kings
1564
Oil on oak panel, 111.1 x 83.2 cm
National GalleryLondon

 

The Procession to Calvary (1564)

 

The Procession to Calvary
1564
Oil on oak panel, 124 x 170 cm
Kunsthistorisches MuseumVienna

 

Death of the Virgin (c.1564)

 

Death of the Virgin
c. 1564
Oil on panel, 36 x 55 cm
Upton House and GardensEngland

 

Christ and the Woman Taken in Adultery (1565)

 

Christ and the Woman Taken in Adultery
1565
Oil on canvas, 24 x 34 cm
Courtauld Institute GalleriesLondon

 

The Hunters in the Snow (1565)

 

The Hunters in the Snow
1565
Oil on oak panel, 117 x 162 cm
Kunsthistorisches MuseumVienna

 

Gloomy Day (1565)

 

Gloomy Day
1565
Oil on panel, 118 x 163 cm
Kunsthistorisches MuseumVienna

 

Haymaking (1565)

 

Haymaking
1565
Oil on panel, 117 x 161 cm
Lobkowicz Palace MuseumPrague

 

The Harvesters (1565)

 

The Harvesters
1565
Oil on wood, 119 x 162 cm
Metropolitan Museum of ArtNew York

 

The Return of the Herd (1565)

 

The Return of the Herd
1565
Oil on wood, 117 x 159 cm
Kunsthistorisches MuseumVienna

 

Winter Landscape with a Bird Trap (1565)

 

Winter Landscape with a Bird Trap
1565
Oil on panel, 39 x 57 cm
Wilton House, Wiltshire, UK

 

Winter Landscape with Skaters and Bird Trap (c. 1565)

 

Winter Landscape with Skaters and Bird Trap
c. 1565
Oil on panel, 37 x 55.5 cm
Musées Royaux de BelgiqueBrussels

 

The Painter and the Connoisseur (c. 1565)

 

The Painter and the Connoisseur
c. 1565
Pen and ink on paper, 25.5 x 21.5 cm
Albertina, Vienna

 

Massacre of the Innocents (Romania)

 

Massacre of the Innocents
15651567
Oil on wood, 115.5 x 164 cm
Brukenthal National MuseumSibiu

 

Massacre of the Innocents (Vienna)

 

Massacre of the Innocents
15651567
Oil on panel, 111 x 160 cm
Kunsthistorisches MuseumVienna

 

Massacre of the Innocents (Royal Collection)

 

Massacre of the Innocents
15651567
Oil on panel, 109.2 x 158.1 cm
Royal Collection, Windsor Castle

 

Massacre of the Innocents (Upton House)

 

Massacre of the Innocents
15651567
Oil on oak panel, 44 x 65 cm
Upton House and GardensEngland

 

The Census at Bethlehem (1566)

 

The Census at Bethlehem
1566
Oil on oak, 123 x 168.5 cm
Musées Royaux de BelgiqueBrussels

 

Sermon of St John the Baptist (1566)

 

The Sermon of St John the Baptist
1566
Oil on oak, 95 x 160.5 cm
Museum of Fine ArtsBudapest

 

The Land of Cockaigne (1566)

 

The Land of Cockaigne
1566
Oil on wood, 52 x 78 cm
Alte Pinakothek, Munich

 

The Wedding Dance (c.1566)

 

The Wedding Dance
c. 1566
Oil on panel, 119.4 x 157.5 cm
Detroit Institute of ArtsDetroit

 

The Conversion of Saul (1567)

 

The Conversion of Saul
1567
Oil on oak panel, 108 x 156 cm
Kunsthistorisches MuseumVienna

 

The Magpie on the Gallows (1568)

 

The Magpie on the Gallows
1568
Oil on panel, 45.9 x 50.8 cm
Hessisches Landesmuseum, Darmstadt

 

The Misanthrope (1568)

 

The Misanthrope
1568
Tempera on canvas, 86 x 85 cm
Museo Nazionale di CapodimonteNapoli

 

The Parable of the Blind Leading the Blind (1568)

 

The Parable of the Blind Leading the Blind
1568
Tempera on canvas, 85.5 x 154 cm
Museo Nazionale di CapodimonteNapoli

 

The Beggars (1568)

 

The Beggars (The Cripples)
1568
Oil on panel, 18.5 x 21.5 cm
Musée du LouvreParis

 

The Peasant and the Nest Robber (1568)

 

The Peasant and the Nest Robber
1568
Wood, 59.3 x 68.3 cm
Kunsthistorisches MuseumVienna

 

The Peasant Dance (1568)

 

The Peasant Dance
1568
Oil on oak panel, 114 x 164 cm
Kunsthistorisches MuseumVienna

 

The Peasant Wedding (1568)

 

The Peasant Wedding
1568
Oil on wood, 114 x 164 cm
Kunsthistorisches MuseumVienna

 

 

Born c. 1525 Breda (Netherlands)
Died September 9 1569 Brussels (Belgium)
Son Pieter Brueghel the Younger (1564-1638)
Son Jan Brueghel the Elder (1568-1625)
Grandson Jan Brueghel the Younger (1601-1678)
Occupation Painter