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BRUEGEL

By: WALTER S. GIBSON

Price: $7.50

Publisher: THAMES & HUDSON:

Seller ID: IM512690

ISBN: 0500201560

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Although Pieter Bruegel's pictures have been celebrated throughout the past four hundred years, the artist himself remains a shadowy and misunderstood figure. In a volume which will widen the understanding and enhance the enjoyment of Bruegel's many admirers, Walter Gibson illuminates the sixteenth-century world in which the artist lived. He analyzes the different strands of Bruegel's inspiration, examines his works, and considers his influence on later artists. Dispelling the notion of Bruegel the simpleton peasant, the author shows us Bruegel the cultivated artist, satisfying an urban societ... View more info