BRUEGHEL, Pieter the Younger
(b. 1564, Brussel, d. 1638, Antwerpen)

Adoration of the Magi

c. 1600
Oil on panel, 38 x 56 cm
Museo Correr, Venice

The son of the great Pieter Bruegel the Elder produced rather superficial but invariably charming paintings based on his father's celebrated works. After a lapse of decades he revived these tender and moving scenes of peasant life, with their deep humanity and pragmatic realism.

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