The Fantastic Journey of Pieter Bruegel

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ISBN: 0525469869
Author: ,ersShafer
Book title: The Fantastic Journey of Pieter Bruegel
Format: pdf, epub, fb2, djvu
Pages: 40
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Language: English
Category: Medieval History Books
Size ePub version: 1417 kb
Size fb2 version: 1404 kb

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In the 1550s, a gifted young painter traveled south from Antwerp to study the art and ruins of Rome. He was Pieter Bruegel, now recognized as a Northern Renaissance master. His dangerous, beautiful journey changed his work forever. Embracing what is known, Anders Shafer has envisioned Bruegel's two-year sojourn in a series of brilliantly imagined diary entries and colorful paintings. We see Bruegel joking with peasants, confronting thieves in mountain passes, caught in a naval battle, working in Rome, and more, always astutely observing and drawing human nature. This unusual book vividly evokes Bruegel's growing sensibility and shows how art carries our common humanity across the centuries. An Author's Note and a gallery of Bruegel art are included.

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