Bruegel
Walter S. Gibson
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Dec 15, 2018 - 01:55 AM By Walter S. Gibson

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 strandsAlthough 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 society s pleasure in moralizing tales and proverbs, rooted in the rich, bourgeois, brilliant Antwerp of the Flemish Renaissance 153 illus 20 in color
  • Title: Bruegel
  • Author: Walter S. Gibson
  • ISBN: 9780500201565
  • Page: 184
  • Format: Paperback

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Jan-Maat Dec 15, 2018 - 01:55 AM
With 153 illustrations, 20 in colour this volume promises excellent value. Unfortunately due to the format fewer pictures would have been better - some of the reproductions are too small for the naked eye which particularly for pictures crowded with detail is a problem. There is a limit to what can be got across in under two hundred pages of text, though as a study it manages to feel well-rounded. There are some illustrations by his contemporaries on the same subject as some Bruegel works so you [...]
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AC Dec 15, 2018 - 01:55 AM
A very good book, brief, scholarly, includes both colored and black-and-white plates. Because it is small-format, it is hard to see the details in some of the larger paintings without quite a bit of strain. Gibson sets out much of the relevant background in medieval and early Flemish art and society needed to appreciate Bruegel's work. The only negative is that because of the format, the reproductions will need to be supplemented by a second volume of prints.Here is Auden's poem (Dec. 1938) on B [...]
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Jabberwock Dec 15, 2018 - 01:55 AM
This slim volume is packed with insight about all of Bruegel's major works - the milieu of Flemish culture and his context among contemporaries and later imitators. The development of his work is well chronicled - from earlier proverbial catalogues packed into busy villagescapes to later richly rendered individuals captured in poignant moments.
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Danica Dec 15, 2018 - 01:55 AM
not really fair. i just love bruegel.
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Sonia Dec 15, 2018 - 01:55 AM
A great book for both anyone who loves this painter's works or wants to learn about him. Well written and has many plates.
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Bruegel By Walter S. Gibson 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 strandsAlthough 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 society s pleasure in moralizing tales and proverbs, rooted in the rich, bourgeois, brilliant Antwerp of the Flemish Renaissance 153 illus 20 in color

Bruegel Official Site Bruegel is a European think tank specializing in economics Our mission is to improve the quality of economic policy with open and fact based research, analysis and debate. Pieter Bruegel the Elder Pieter the Elder Bruegel The Complete Works pieter Pieter the Elder Bruegel c September , Pieter the Elder Bruegel c September , was a Netherlandish Renaissance painter and printmaker known for his landscapes and peasant scenes Genre Painting He is nicknamed Peasant Bruegel to distinguish him from other members of the Brueghel dynasty, but is also the one generally meant when the context does not make clear Bruegel Bruegel_org Twitter Bruegel Once In A Lifetime The world s first ever major monograph exhibition featuring Pieter Bruegel the Elder and his magnificent work. Bruegel YouTube Bruegel is a European think tank specializing in economics Established in , Bruegel is independent and non doctrinal Our mission is to improve the qual Pieter Bruegel the Elder ca Essay The Pieter Bruegel I ca , commonly known as Pieter Bruegel the Elder, was the greatest member of a large and important southern Netherlandish family of artists active for four generations in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries A longtime resident of Antwerp, the center of publishing in the Netherlands and a vibrant commercial capital, Bruegel brought a humanizing spirit to Bruegel institution Bruegel is an independent and non partisan think tank devoted to policy research on economic issues Based in Brussels, it launched its operations in and currently conducts evidence based research in five different focus areas with the aim of improving economic debate and policy making. Bruegel was recognised as the second best international economics think tank worldwide and the fourth Bruegel exhibition in Vienna Pieter Bruegel the Elder is a rarity in the art world, thanks to the groundbreaking nature of his th century art and the scarcity of major exhibitions of his works. Inside Bruegel Kunst Historisches Museum Wien High resolution digital images of paintings by Pieter Bruegel the Elder

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