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Jan Bruegel the Elder

[Flemish Baroque Era Painter, 1568-1625]

• Also known as:  Jan 'Velvet' Brueghel
Brueghel de Velours
• Relationships: Son of Pieter Bruegel.
Father of Jan Bruegel II.
Brother of Pieter Bruegel II.
Uncle of Jan van Kessel.
Father-in-law of David Teniers the Younger.
Grandson of Pieter Coecke van Aelst.
Bruegel's students included Abraham Govaerts and Daniel Seghers.
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Original works by Jan Bruegel available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteAlte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany
Madonna in a Garland of Flowers (with Peter Paul Rubens), ca.1616

Notable SiteAlte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany
Large Fish Market, 1603
Harbour Scene with Christ Preaching, 1598

Notable SiteAlte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany
Holy Family (with Pieter van Avont), ca.1620

Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum PHAROS Website, Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Winter Landscape, 1611
Wooden Landscape (The Rest on the Flight into Egypt), 1607
The Adoration of the Magi, 1598-1600
Edge of the Forest (The Flight into Egypt), 1610

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
3 works online by Bruegel

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
2 paintings online; see the "Netherlands 15th 16th centuries" section

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteLiechtenstein Museum, Vienna
Landscape with Young Tobias, 1598 (Zoom)

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteMauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, The Hague

Notable SiteMauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, The Hague
Great scans of Mauritshuis paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  
Adam and Eve in Paradise
Bouquet of Flowers in a Faience Vase

Notable SitePrado Museum Database, Madrid   NEW!
(Linking to the Spanish-language version because it contains far more works than the English version)

Notable SiteRijksmuseum, Amsterdam   NEW!

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas, Austin
Diana and Callisto, ca.1605-08

Brighton & Hove Museums, England

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
4 works by or related to the artist

Crocker Art Museum, California
River Scene

Galleria Doria Pamphilj, Rome (in Italian)  
Terrestrial Paradise

Glasgow Museums, Scotland
Nature and Her Followers

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Kunsthaus Zurich

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "B"

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  
Landscape with Peasants

Musée des Augustins, Toulouse, France
Bucherons en Foret

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux, France (in French)  

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, France (in French)  
Le Feu

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina (in Spanish)  

Museumslandschaft Hessen, Germany (in German)  
Pan and Syrinx, ca.1617 (with Peter Paul Rubens)

National Museum in Warsaw, Poland (in Polish)  
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National Museum of Art of Romania
Flowers Bouquet

National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
Wooded Landscape with Abraham and Isaac, 1599

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Harbor Scene with St. Paul's Departure from Caesarea, 1596

Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede, Netherlands (in Dutch)  

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
Several works by or close to Jan Bruegel I

Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
Extensive Landscape With Travellers on a Country Road, ca.1608-10

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)

Universalmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria
The triumph of Death, 1597

Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK
Landscape with Boats on the Water

Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK
The Garden of Eden; in the background The Temptation

Virtual Uffizi
Calvary (copy after Albrecht Dürer)
Landscape with a Ford

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Dorotheum Auctions, Vienna - Notable Past Sales
Rocky landscape with a mass held in a grotto (See the text link to a high-res image)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteJan Bruegel at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteJan Bruegel at The Athenaeum  
52 works online by Bruegel

Notable SiteJan Bruegel in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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California State University WorldImages Database  

Jan Bruegel at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Digital Images Photography by Ron Reznick
Return from War: Mars Disarmed by Venus (with Peter Paul Rubens)

Digital Images Photography by Ron Reznick
An Arrangement of Flowers

Humanities Web  

Memory of the Netherlands Project
Great scans; use your mouse wheel to zoom in on the detail images

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

Olga's Gallery

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

University of Leipzig, Germany  
2 paintings by Jan Bruegel

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Fred R. Kline Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Orpheus Playing to the Animals, 1605

Flowers in a Stoneware Vase

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Jan Bruegel   
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Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

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