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Bruegel

(Encyclopedia)Bruegel, Brueghel, or Breughel all: broiˈgəl, Du. bröˈgəl [key], outstanding family of Flemish genre and landscape painters. The foremost, Pieter Bruegel, the Elder, c.1525–1569, called Peasan...

Breughel

(Encyclopedia)Breughel, family of painters: see Bruegel. ...

Brueghel

(Encyclopedia)Brueghel, family of painters: see Bruegel....

Cock, Hieronymus

(Encyclopedia)Cock or Kock, Hieronymus both: hēˌərōˈnĭməs kôk [key], 1510–70, Flemish painter and engraver. In Antwerp he was the first great publisher of prints and made numerous plates after Bruegel, Bo...

Master of the Housebook

(Encyclopedia)Master of the Housebook (Meister des Hausbuchs), fl. 1475–1500, German graphic artist. The master is named for a series of vigorous and sophisticated drawings of everyday life found in the Hausbuch ...

Timmermans, Felix

(Encyclopedia)Timmermans, Felix fāˈlĭks tĭmˈərmäns [key], 1886–1947, Flemish novelist. Among his most successful works are Pallieter (1916, tr. 1924), the story of a lusty Fleming of gigantic appetites, an...

Cuevas, José Luis

(Encyclopedia)Cuevas, José Luis, 1934–2017, Mexican expressionist painter and sculptor, b. Mexico City. He was essentially self-taught, his influences ranging from Bruegel and Goya to Posada and Grosz. Cuevas re...

Friedländer, Max J.

(Encyclopedia)Friedländer, Max J. frēdˈlĕndər [key], 1867–1958, German art historian. Educated in Munich, he became director of the Kaiser Friedrich Museum in Berlin. He left Germany in 1933 and settled in H...

Bosch, Hieronymus

(Encyclopedia)Bosch, Hieronymus, or Jerom Bos hērônˈĭməs, yāˈrôm bôs [key], c.1450–1516, Flemish painter. His surname was originally van Aeken; Bosch refers to 's-Hertogenbosch (popularly called Den Bosc...

genre

(Encyclopedia)genre zhänˈrə [key], in art-history terminology, a type of painting dealing with unidealized scenes and subjects of everyday life. Although practiced in ancient art, as shown by Pompeiian frescoes,...

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