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Pieter Bruegel the Younger

[Flemish Northern Renaissance Painter, ca.1564-1638]

• Also known as:  Pieter Brueghel II
Brueghel d'Enfer
• Relationships: Son of Pieter Bruegel.
Brother of Jan 'Velvet' Bruegel.
Uncle of Jan Bruegel II.
Brother-in-law of Gillis van Coninxloo.
Grandson of Pieter Coecke van Aelst.
Bruegel's students included Frans Snyders and Gonzales Coques.
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Original works by Pieter Bruegel available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK
Village festival in honour of St. Hubert and St. Anthony, 1632

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum PHAROS Website, Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
The Adoration of the Magi

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris

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

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
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Notable SitePrado Museum Database, Madrid   NEW!
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Notable SiteRijksmuseum, Amsterdam   NEW!

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
The Peasants' Wedding

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Crocker Art Museum, California
Peasant Wedding Dance, 1624

Museo Correr, Venice (in Italian)  
Adoration of the Magi

Museo de Bellas Artes de Valencia, Spain (in Spanish)  
Predicación de san Juan Bautista

Museum Collection Database for the Region of Haute-Normandie, France

National Brukenthal Museum, Romania

National Museum of Art of Romania
4 paintings, depicting the 4 seasons: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter

Norwich Museums, England

Philadelphia Museum of Art

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 Pieter Bruegel II

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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Strossmayer's Old Master Gallery, Croatia
Village Wedding

Studio Esseci, Italy (in Italian)  
Landscape with the Holy Family arriving at the inn

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

Universalmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria

USC Fisher Museum of Art, Los Angeles
Paying the Tax (The Tax Collector)
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Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City
Dance Around the Maypole

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
The Procession to Calvary

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

Art Market:
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Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

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 SitePieter Bruegel at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SitePieter Bruegel at The Athenaeum  
28 works online by Bruegel

Notable SitePieter 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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Pieter Bruegel at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

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

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

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Pieter 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

Art + Auction Magazine
The Payment of the Tithe

Artnet Magazine
The Return of the Country Fair

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