Pieter Bruegel the Elder: Art Discourse in the Sixteenth-century Netherlands
Pieter Bruegel the Elder: Art Discourse in the Sixteenth-Century Netherlands examines Bruegel's later paintings in the context of two contemporary discourses-art theoretical and convivial. Taking a multi-disciplinary approach, the author analyzes a variety of images, texts and historical records to offer a broader understanding of not only the artist, but also of the vibrant artistic dialogue occurring in the Netherlands during the sixteenth century.
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allegorical processions Amsterdam antique Antwerp architectural argues Bacchus background Bruegel the Elder Bruegel's painting Bruegel's Peasant Brussels Christ classical composition contemporary context conversation convivium cultivation deﬁned depictions dialogue discourse discussion engraving Erasmus Erasmus’s example Feast Festival of Fools Figure ﬁgures ﬁrst folly foreground Frans Floris Freedberg gaze gesture Heere history painting humanist Ibid illustration imitation inﬂuence Italian Joos van Cleve Karel van Mander Kavaler kermis Kunsthistorisches Museum landscape Latin Leonardo literature London Maarten van Heemskerck Mark Meadow mediation mirror motif Moxey nature Nederlands Kunsthistorisch Jaarboek Nest Robber Netherlandish Proverbs Netherlands oil on panel one’s Ortelius Ortelius’s painter Peasant and Nest Peasant Dance peasant scene Peasant Wedding Banquet perspective pictorial picture Pieter Aertsen Pieter Bruegel Pléiade Raphael rederijkers reﬂection Reindert Falkenburg religious Renaissance representation represented Rhetoric similar sixteenth century Sottebollen speciﬁc style texts tradition vernacular language Vienna viewer visual concepts Vredeman Wedding at Cana