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

Naval Battle in the Gulf of Naples (detail)

1558-62
Oil on panel
Galleria Doria Pamphilj, Rome

Even if a sea battle is raging before Naples, the extensive landscape and the protective circle of the harbour communicate a sense of order and security.




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