BRUEGHEL, Jan the Elder
(b. ca. 1568, Brussel, d. 1625, Antwerpen)
The Senses of Hearing, Touch and Taste1618
Oil on panel, 176 x 264 cm
Museo del Prado, Madrid
The series of paintings with the allegory of the five senses was produced in the workshop of Rubens. The overall composition and the figures are by Rubens while the various objects referring to the senses were executed by Jan Brueghel the Elder.