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River Landscape

Jan Brueghel the Elder (Flemish, 1568-1625)


Jan Brueghel was the second son of the famous peasant painter, Pieter Brueghel the elder. The younger Brueghel was one of the pioneers of the river landscape in Netherlandish art. In this painting, he develops the related theme of river travel, as ferry boats full of passengers and animals approach a crowded landing near a small village.

Object Information

artist
Jan Brueghel the Elder (Flemish, 1568-1625)
creation date
1612
materials
oil on panel
dimensions
15 x 24 in.
accession number
2000.343
credit line
The Clowes Collection
copyright
Public Domain
collection
European Painting and Sculpture to 1945
colors