BRUEGEL, Pieter the Elder
(b. ca. 1525, Brogel, d. 1569, Brussel)

Dulle Griet (detail)

c. 1562
Oil on wood
Museum Mayer van den Bergh, Antwerp

This painting contains a world filled with strange, diabolical figures, often made up of dissimilar parts. Here, a sitting figure with a boat on his back is spooning gold out of an egg-shaped rear.

© Web Gallery of Art, created by Emil Krén and Daniel Marx.