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Artist: Jan Bruegel the Elder
[Flemish painter, 1568-1625]

Title: Large Fish Market

Date: 1603
Medium: oil on oak panel
Dimensions: 23 x 36 inches (58 x 91 cm)
Location: Alte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany

Image size: 1100 x 716 pixels, 145 Kbytes
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Jan Brueghel was the youngest son of the brilliant and idiosyncratic Pieter Brueghel. His older brother, Pieter II, is mainly known as a copyist of his father's works, but perhaps because his father died when he was an infant, Jan developed a very different style.

A skilled landscapist and still-life painter, Jan Brueghel often collaborated with other artists (most notably Peter Paul Rubens) when there was a need to put figures into the foreground of a scene.
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