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Title Bruegel : the master / Elke Oberthaler, Sabine Pénot, Manfred Sellink and Ron Spronk, with Alice Hoppe-Harnoncourt ; under the direction of Sabine Haag ; translation, Matthew Hayes, Sophie Kidd. John Nicholson
Imprint London : Thames & Hudson, 2018
book jacket
 傅{21426  WX ND673.B73 A4 2018    DUE 02-01-22    30530001298595
Descript 303 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), portraits ; 29 cm
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Note "This catalogue is published on the occasion of the exhibition Bruegel, Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna,, 2 October 2018 to 13 January 2019"--Colophon
The book is complemented by an e-book featuring five further essays by the curators, who present the fruits of recent research on the artist's materials and techniques, focusing on the bruegel collection of the Kunsthistorisches Museum with particular reference to provenance, conservation history and past art-historical research
Includes bibliographical references (pages 294-301)
Foreword / Geert Bourgeois -- Preface / Sabine Haag -- Introduction to the Exhibition / Elke Oberthaller, Sabine Pénot, Manfred Sellink and Ron Spronk, with Alice Hoppe-Harnoncourt -- Leading the Eye and Staging the Composition. Some Remarks on Pieter Bruegel the Elder's Compositional Techniques / Manfred Sellink -- The Rediscovery of Pieter Bruegel the Elder. The Pioneers of Bruegel Scholarship in Belgium and Vienna / Sabine Pénot -- Antwerp - Brussels - Prague - Vienna. On the Tracks of the Vienna Bruegels / Alice Hoppe-Harnoncourt -- On Pieter Bruegel's Creative Process / Ron Spronk -- Materials and Techniques. Observations on Pieter Bruegel's Working Methods as Seen in the Vienna Paintings / Elke Oberthaller
Pieter Bruegel the Elder and his work have attained a legendary status in our collective consciousness. The most important Netherlandish painter and draughtsman of the 16th century had already achieved great fame during his own lifetime, but was largely forgotten until his rediscovery by art historians in the early 20th century. Just over forty paintings by Bruegel's own hand survive. His complex, multi-layered compositions, which draw on the earlier pictorial traditions of Hieronymus Bosch, are often moralizing, and teem with characters. The variety of subjects and their originality of execution inspire wonder to this day. Published to accompany a major exhibition at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna, this spectacular catalogue allows readers to immerse themselves in the immensely rich pictorial world of the Netherlandish master. In uniting the artist's works in different media--paintings, drawings, and prints--it highlights his perfect handling and executive, his virtuoso use of color and his draftsmanship." --publisher's description, dust jacket
"Bruegel" : October 2, 2018-January 13, 2019, Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Subject Bruegel, Pieter, approximately 1525-1569 -- Exhibitions
Bruegel, Pieter, approximately 1525-1569 -- Criticism and interpretation
Bruegel, Pieter, approximately 1525-1569 -- Themes, motives
Painting, Renaissance -- Technique
Alt Author Oberthaler, Elke, editor, contributor, curator. Editor. Contributor. Curator.
Pénot, Sabine, editor, contributor, curator. Editor. Contributor. Curator.
Sellink, Manfred, contributor, curator. Contributor. Curator.
Spronk, Ron, contributor, curator. Contributor. Curator.
Hoppe-Harnoncourt, Alice, editor, contributor. edt. Contributor.
Bruegel, Pieter, approximately 1525-1569. Paintings. Selections
Thames and Hudson, publisher
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, host institution
Unif Title Bruegel (Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien). English
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