Bruegel: The Complete Paintings, Drawings and Prints

Bruegel: The Complete Paintings, Drawings and Prints

by Manfred Sellink
     
 

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The Flemish artist Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1525–1569) is considered the first Western landscape and genre painter. He has been especially beloved through the centuries for his paintings of peasant scenes. With an illuminating text by Manfred Sellink, this superb monograph, now available at a new affordable price, reprints the first biography of Bruegel, in

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Overview

The Flemish artist Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1525–1569) is considered the first Western landscape and genre painter. He has been especially beloved through the centuries for his paintings of peasant scenes. With an illuminating text by Manfred Sellink, this superb monograph, now available at a new affordable price, reprints the first biography of Bruegel, in facsimile and translation, written by Karel van Mander around 1604. This stunning book reproduces all 40 paintings and 70 drawings attributed to Bruegel in lush full color, with numerous close-up details, as well as his 75 prints.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810993891
Publisher:
Abrams, Harry N., Inc.
Publication date:
11/01/2007
Series:
The Classic Art Series
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
10.12(w) x 12.75(h) x 1.75(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

Meet the Author

Manfred Sellink is the director of Musea Brugge, which comprises the museums and historic sites of Bruges. He is an art historian specializing in Dutch and Flemish art and a leading expert on the work of Bruegel.

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