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Bruegel: The Master

Bruegel: The Master (Hardback)

By Sellink, Manfred
By Spronk, Ron
By Spronk, Prof Ron

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On the occasion of the 450th anniversary of the death of Pieter Bruegel the Elder (c.1525/30-1569) the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna is mounting the first-ever large monograph exhibition of the leading Netherlandish painter of the 16th century. Only around forty paintings by Br...uegel have survived, which is why museums and private collectors are right to count Bruegel's paintings among their most precious and fragile holdings. Bruegel's popularity continues to be informed by his often socio-critical but always varied, entertaining and powerful compositions. They invite the spectator both to begin an artistic discourse with the work and to reflect on the complexity of its content. This spectacular catalogue invites readers to immerse themselves in the world of the Netherlandish master. The results of recent research on materials and techniques allow us to focus on Bruegel's creative process: his perfect handling and execution, his virtuoso use of colour and his draughtsmanship - these are some of the many mysteries of this great artist. Bruegel's inventions and stories create artworks with a timeless power.
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ISBN 9780500239841
Released NZ 1 Jan 2019
Publisher Thames and Hudson (Australia)
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9780500239841
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Thames and Hudson (Australia)
Imprint Thames & Hudson Ltd
Released 1 Jan 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Sellink, Manfred
By Spronk, Ron
By Spronk, Prof Ron
Category Individual Artists
Number of Pages 304
Dimensions Width: 240mm
Height: 280mm
Dewey Code 759.9493
Weight 1,930g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Painting, Dutch - Exhibitions - 16th century, Painting, Flemish - Exhibitions - 16th century
NBS Text Architecture
ONIX Text General/trade

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