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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Brueghel, Pieter Known as "the Elder.” 1525?-1569. Flemish painter noted for his landscapes and his lively genre scenes, including Peasant Wedding (c. 1567). His son Pieter (1564-1638?), known as "the Younger,” is primarily remembered for his copies of his father's works, while another son, Jan (1568-1625), is frequently called "the Flower Brueghel” or "the Velvet Brueghel” for the silky detail of his still-life paintings.

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  • n. Flemish painter of landscapes (1525-1569)

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