Wednesday, November 9, 2016

UK's first exhibition devoted to the Bruegel dynasty includes newly discovered paintings

Pieter Brueghel the Younger, Wedding Dance in the Open Air, 1607-1614, oil on oak panel. © The Holburne Museum.
UNITED KINGDOM---The Holburne Museum announces the UK’s first exhibition devoted to the Bruegel dynasty, including recent attributions for two paintings from the Museum’s own collection. Bruegel: Defining a Dynasty will unravel the complex Bruegel family tree, revealing the originality and diversity of Antwerp’s famous artistic dynasty across four generations through 35 works, including masterpieces from the National Gallery, Royal Collection Trust, the National Trust, the Fitzwilliam Museum, the Ashmolean Museum and the Barber Institute of Fine Arts. [link]

Bruegel: Defining a Dynasty is at the Holburne Museum in Bath from 11 February to 4 June 2017