Jan Brueghel the Elder

Jan Brueghel the Elder
Years of life: 1568 – 1625
Art Movement: Baroque
Painting School: Flemish School, Guild of Saint Luke
Genre: Still-life , Mythology , Portrait , Religious
Country: Flanders
Century: XVI , XVII

The second son of Pieter Breugel the Elder, nicknamed “Velvet” (his name also retaining the “h” in Breughel). He painted flowers, landscapes, and allegories. He is known to have sometimes worked with Rubens.

Jan Brueghel’s major works are The Battle of Issus, 1602 (Paris: Musée du Louvre); Forest’s Edge (Flight into Egypt), 1610 (St. Petersburg: Hermitage Museum); The Earthly Paradise, 1610 (Madrid: Museo del Prado).

References:

  1. Robert Cumming. Art: complete encyclopedia. – 512 p. – Moscow: Astrel, 2005.

Artworks:

  • The Wedding Banquet

    1623

    The Wedding Banquet   •  1623

  • Allegory of Water

    1610

    Allegory of Water  •  1610

  • The Landing Square

    The Landing Square

  • Flower bouquet

    Flower bouquet

  • Still-Life with Garland of Flowers and Golden Tazza

    1618

    Still-Life with Garland of Flowers and Golden Tazza   •  1618

  • Feast of the Gods (The Marriage of Peleus and Thetis)

    1600

    Feast of the Gods (The Marriage of Peleus and Thetis)   •  1600

  • People dancing on a river bank

    1603

    People dancing on a river bank  •  1603

  • Many different types of flowers surrounding madonna and child

    Many different types of flowers surrounding madonna and child

  • Landscape

    Landscape

  • Tower of Babel

    Tower of Babel

  • Noah's Family Assembling Animals before the Ark

    1660

    Noah's Family Assembling Animals before the Ark  •  1660

  • Caste of Mariemont

    1612

    Caste of Mariemont   •  1612

  • The Triumph of Death

    1597

    The Triumph of Death   •  1597

  • The Triumph of Death

    1597

    The Triumph of Death   •  1597

  • The Adoration of the Magi

    1600

    The Adoration of the Magi  •  1600

  • The Baptism of Christ in the Jordan River

    1600

    The Baptism of Christ in the Jordan River  •  1600

  • Virgin and Child Surrounded by Flowers and Fruits

    Virgin and Child Surrounded by Flowers and Fruits

  • The Sense of Sight (detail)

    1617

    The Sense of Sight (detail)  •  1617

  • The Sense of Hearing

    1617-1618

    The Sense of Hearing  •  1617-1618

  • The Battle of Issus

    1602

    The Battle of Issus  •  1602

  • Earth (The Earthly Paradise)

    Earth (The Earthly Paradise)

  • Bouquet of Flowers

    between 1609 and 1615

    Bouquet of Flowers   •  between 1609 and 1615

  • English: Bouquet in a Clay Vase

    between 1599 and 1607

    English: Bouquet in a Clay Vase   •  between 1599 and 1607

  • Air. Optics

    1621

    Air. Optics  •  1621

  • View of a Village along a River Edit this at Wikidata

    1604

    View of a Village along a River Edit this at Wikidata   •  1604

  • Landscape with windmill

    1608

    Landscape with windmill   •  1608

  • Village street

    between 1600 and 1625

    Village street  •  between 1600 and 1625

  • Smell

    1617-1618

    Smell  •  1617-1618

  • Paradise

    1630

    Paradise  •  1630

  • Flowers in a Wooden Vessel

    1603

    Flowers in a Wooden Vessel  •  1603

  • The Holy Family

    The Holy Family

  • Frequented Forest Road

    Frequented Forest Road

  • Fire

    1606

    Fire  •  1606

  • The Senses of Hearing, Touch and Taste

    1618

    The Senses of Hearing, Touch and Taste  •  1618

  • Landscape with Ceres (Allegory of Earth)

    Landscape with Ceres (Allegory of Earth)

  • Harbor landscape with fortification tower

    1610/1620

    Harbor landscape with fortification tower  •  1610/1620

  • Diana and Actaeon

    1595

    Diana and Actaeon  •  1595

  • Allegory of Air

    1621

    Allegory of Air  •  1621

  • Still Life with Flowers in a Glass

    1610

    Still Life with Flowers in a Glass  •  1610

  • Bouquet

    1599

    Bouquet  •  1599

  • Still-Life with Garland of Flowers and Golden Tazza

    1618

    Still-Life with Garland of Flowers and Golden Tazza  •  1618

  • Bouquet of Flowers

    Bouquet of Flowers

  • Flowers

    Flowers

  • Vase of Flowers with Jewellery, Coins and Shells

    1606

    Vase of Flowers with Jewellery, Coins and Shells  •  1606

  • Flowers in a Vase

    Flowers in a Vase

  • Flowers in a Wooden Vessel

    1606 - 1607

    Flowers in a Wooden Vessel  •  1606 - 1607

  • Bouquet of Flowers in a Ceramic Vase

    Bouquet of Flowers in a Ceramic Vase

  • Arrangement of Flowers

    1620

    Arrangement of Flowers  •  1620

  • Floral Still Life

    1608

    Floral Still Life  •  1608

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