BRUEGHEL, Jan the Younger
(b. 1601, Antwerpen, d. 1678, Antwerpen)

Virgin and Child with Infant St John in a Garland of Flowers

Oil and gold on oak panel, 60 x 45 cm
Private collection

The religious subject encircled by Brughel's floral wreath was painted by Frans Francken the Younger.

Suggested listening (streaming mp3, 6 minutes):
Giacomo Puccini: Crisantemi (Chrysanthemums), elegy for string quartet