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Pieter Brueghel (II)

painter, draftsman
South Netherlandish
Brussels 1564-05-23/1564-10-10
1564-1565 (Saur 1996); between 23-05-1564 and 10-10-1564 (Willigen/Meijer 2003)
Antwerp 1638-03/1638-05
around the turn of the year 1637-1638 (Saur 1996); died in the spring of 1638 (Willigen/Meijer 2003)
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son of Pieter Brueghel I (the Elder) (c. 1528 - 1569) and Mayken Coecke, alias: Marie Coecke (1545 - 1587) ; married with Elisabeth Godelet; father of Maijcken Breugel (died 1632) and Pieter Brueghel III (born 1589)
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  • Antwerpen 1579 - 1638
    He was first trained by his grandmother Mayken Verhulst; then he was apprenticed to Gillis van Coninxloo around 1579; ‘wijnmeester’ (son of a master) in the Guild of St. Luke, Antwerp in 1585 (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961); he continued to work in Antwerp until his death in 1638
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This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
landscape (as genre), portrait, marine (as genre), genre
flower still lifes by Pieter Brueghel mentioned in an inventory from 1652 in Antwerp (Denucé 1932, p.134) and in a sale by Forchoudt in Vienna in 1671 (Denucé 1931, p.154); a flower garland signed P. BRVEGHEL in Madrid since 1814
oil paint
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Creation date: 1991-11-20; Last modified date: 2019-12-18


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