About the artist
Pieter Brueghel The Younger (1564-1638) was a Flemish painter and draughtsman, the son of Pieter Bruegel the Elder. He was a member of the Brueghel family of artists, and was known for his landscapes and peasant scenes. He was heavily influenced by his father's work, and also by the work of his uncle, Jan Brueghel the Elder. He was a prolific painter, producing over 100 paintings and drawings in his lifetime. He was also known for his engravings and book illustrations. He was a court painter to the governors of the Southern Netherlands, and was also a member of the Antwerp Guild of Saint Luke.
Also associated with: Flemish painting, Brueghel family, Jan Brueghel the Elder, landscapes, peasant scenes, engravings, book illustrations, Southern Netherlands, Antwerp Guild of Saint Luke.