Definition of Bruegel in English:


Syllabification: Brue·gel
Pronunciation: /ˈbroigəl
(also Breughel or Brueghel)
  • 1The name of a family of Flemish artists.
  • 1.1 Pieter (circa 1525–69); known as Pieter Bruegel the Elder. He produced landscapes, religious allegories, and satires of peasant life. Notable works: The Procession to Calvary (1564).
  • 1.2 Pieter Bruegel the Younger (1564–1638), son of Pieter Bruegel the Elder; known as Hell Bruegel. A copyist of his father’s work, he is also noted for his paintings of devils.
  • 1.3 Jan (1568–1623), son of Pieter Bruegel the Elder; known as Velvet. He was a celebrated painter of flower, landscape, and mythological pictures.

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