Medium: oil on board
Location: Gemaldegalerie, Berlin, Germany
Dimensions: 163 x 117
This incredibly detailed and evocative painting depicts a scene where people, and to a lesser extent animals and things, literally act out Dutch proverbs and idioms. So far, one hundred and twelve of them have been identified in the picture. The main themes of Bruegel's
work have always been absurdity, weirdness and stupidity, and here too these ugly human qualities are easy to find. At the time when the painting was created, proverbs were very popular and their number was growing considerably; Pieter Bruegel the Elder
inspired many other artists with this painting.
Brueghel painted picture Dutch proverb in 1559. Prevailing color of this fine art print is vivid and its shape is landscape. Original size is 163 x 117. This art piece is located in Gemaldegalerie, Berlin, Germany. This image is printed on demand - you can choose material, size and finishing.Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1525-1569).
painter. He founded the family painting dynasty. He is known for his landscapes, in which he also depicted scenes from the simple peasant life. For this, he is sometimes called Common Brueghel. He is considered the most important artist of his rich extended family. It is worth mentioning that for inspiration, he participated in festivals and weddings in the guise of a rural farmer. Today, 45 works are attributed to him (a large part was lost). Examples include Winter landscape with traps for birds Hunters in the snow
, Babel tower
, Rural wedding