Bruegel Prints covers both Pieter the Elder and Young who were from the popular Bruegel family which gave the world many great painters over several generations.
The website covers many prints and paintings from the best two, namely Pieter the Elder and Younger, taking both of their careers into discussion and also offering the best places to buy Bruegel prints online from our recommended retailers that we use ourselves to buy art prints, tapestries, stretched canvases and framed giclee prints online.
Both Bruegel the Elder and Younger follow a similar style of landscapes with great detail and an assortment of characters going about their lives which makes the prints interesting and worth studying several times over.
They make great additions to your home because they constantly show new detail and interest to your eye as you look around the various Bruegel landscapes.
The Bruegel family in general liked to portray the lives of common people at a time when art was normally about portraits of the rich. They found prints of landscapes with combinations of people involved was a more interesting way of using their talented painting skills and could also offer the viewer of each painting a more interesting offering. It is generally accepted the Pieter the Elder was the most talented artist from the Bruegel family and that the Younger somewhat took advantage of the groundwork completed earlier and lacked the former's imagination and innovation, prefering to continue the same route as had been laid down already.
Famous prints by Pieter Bruegel the Elder included the likes of # Landscape with the Fall of Icarus, The Fight Between Carnival and Lent, Netherlandish Proverbs, Children's Games, Dulle Griet (Mad Meg), The Triumph of Death, The "Little" Tower of Babel, The Adoration of the Kings, The Procession to Calvary, The Harvesters, The Hunters in the Snow, Winter Landscape with a Bird Trap, The painter and the buyer, The Peasant Dance and Peasant wedding. The best paintings and art prints by Pieter Bruegel the Younger included works such as The Kermesse Of St George, The Massacre of the Innocents, The Triumph of the Death, Winter Landscape with a Bird-trap, Adoration of the Magi, Crucifixion, Batle Of Carnival And Lent, Preparation Of The Flower Beds, A Village Landscape With Farmers, Proverbs, Village Lawyer, The Seven Acts Of Charity, Calvary and The Way of the Cross.
Pieter Bruegel the Younger and Elder are sometimes spelt as the Brueghel family instead. They are not to be mixed up with Jan Brueghel the Elder or Jan Brueghel the Younger who also had excellent careers as artists but not quite to the same level as the Pieters achieved. Other artists included Ambrosius Brueghel and also Pieter Brueghel III. The family itself has a long history of painters who were influenced and inspired by the members of the family who had achieved so much already, but the two concentrated on in this website were certainly the biggest in both ability and impact, with their legacies still remaining very strong.
The style and detail used by the two artists makes their paintings ideal as giclee art prints, the larger the better, but many other options are available. In order to achieve the best result framed prints display their creations in a tidy, professional way and frames also act as a helpful protection to keep them safe for many years. The links above show the full Bruegel gallery which also offer advice on choosing between different frames, matts and glass covers to match your tastes.
The key works of the Bruegels are still regularly bought online and their influence is accepted and understood, with very little drop in reputation over the years as other artists have come and gone. Their name is strongest in certain parts of Europe where their careers where based but they can count on fans in many countries these days including the USA which traditionally looks to Europe for artistic ideas and inspirations.
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