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By Associate Curator Nadine M. Orenstein, Manfred Sellink, Jurgen Muller, Michiel C. Plomp, Martin Royalton-Kisch, Larry Silver

Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1525/30-1569) was once a impressive draftsman and clothier of prints in addition to an outstanding painter. His autonomous drawings and designs for engravings and etchings, which have been conducted by way of the major printmakers of his day, have involved students and most of the people alike on the grounds that they have been created. they've got lately been the topic of study that has given upward push to a reevaluation of the parameters of Bruegels oeuvre. the hot scholarship has been dropped at undergo within the texts of the current quantity, which accompanies a tremendous exhibition of a hundred and forty of Bruegels prints and drawings to be proven on the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, from could to August 2001 and on the Metropolitan Museum of artwork, manhattan, from September to December 2001. a world staff of specialists discusses the recent Bruegel who has emerged from fresh reviews, in essays at the artists existence, his contributions as a draftsman and as a printmaker, the survival of his artwork, and his courting to the humanism of his day. in addition they remove darkness from his genius in entries on the entire works within the exhibition. each paintings is illustrated and wealthy comparative illustrations are incorporated. Provenances and references for each paintings, a bibliography, and an index are provided.

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