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Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Jan Brueghel the Elder ( Dutch artist, 1568 - 1625)


Jan Brueghel the Elder was a Flemish painter, son of Pieter Bruegel the Elder and father of Jan Brueghel the Younger. Nicknamed Velvet Brueghel, Flower Brueghel, and Paradise Brueghel, of which the latter two were derived from his floral still lifes which were his favored subjects, while the former may refer to the velveteen sheen of his colors or to his habit of wearing velvet.
 Adam and Eve in Paradise. c1615.
 Garden of Eden
 Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden
Sense of Smell. 1618.
 Sense of Taste. 1618.
Allegory of Sight and Smell
The Sense of Hearing 
The Sense of Hearing
Allegory of Touch, Hearing and Taste
The Sense of Sight, Seeing
Allegory of Touch
Allegory of Taste
Four elements - Air
Four elements - Water
Four elements - Fire

Four elements  - Earth
Allegory of plenty



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