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All the younger ones in the collection: the Bruegel family from the collection of Konstantin Mauergauz is staying in Moscow

Pushkin Museum to them. Alexander Pushkin invites you to spend time in the company of world masterpieces of the Bruegel family. The exhibition “Younger Bruegels. Pictures from the collection of Konstantin Mauergauz "specially arrived at the Pushkin Museum for a personal acquaintance with the Russian audience. You can join the artistic phenomenon of a talented kind before June 28.Flora in colors Jan Brueghel the Younger 64 × 44 cm Breugel - who are they? The great Dutch painter Peter Bruegel the Elder, nicknamed Muzhitsky, had sons-artists: Peter the Younger (Hellish) and Jan the Elder (Velvet), and also an artistic grandson, Jan the Younger. The exhibition features 29 paintings of the younger members of the Dutch family and their followers. All canvases are the clearest illustration of the Breughel tradition, which developed different generations. True, they came to Moscow without a “foreman” of the family - Bruegel the Elder, but to the attention of the public - 12 canvases painted by Peter Bruegel the Younger, three - Jan Bruegel the Velvet, six paintings by Jan Brueghel the Younger and four - Jan van Kessel the Elder, the grandson of Jan the Velvet.Spring. Work in the gardenPiter Bruegel the Younger1605, 39.3 × 43 cmBruegels - museum values. There are only two major collectors in the world today who specialize in the work of the Bruegel family: Konstantin Mauergauz and French businessman Bernard Arno. Konstantin Mauergauz collected his collection in just 15 years and does not stop at what has been accomplished. They say that a fan of the Flemish art is going to open a private museum with an exhibition of masterpieces on an ongoing basis.Wolf, deer and sheepYan van Kessel the ElderXVI centuryThe Lion and the VeprIan van Kessel the ElderXVI century The exposition will reveal its masterpieces in chronological order. Starting from the famous story - the work of Pieter Bruegel the Younger with the canvas “Winter Landscape” The development of the genre from antiquity to the present day: how did religion and the invention of oil painting techniques contribute to the formation of the genre in Europe and why is the Hudson River so important? Read further with skaters and a bird trap. ” Initially, a small exquisite picture painted his father - Bruegel the Elder, - shortly before his death, in 1565. She was incredibly popular: 127 of her copies are known, 45 of which belong to the brush of Bruegel the Younger.Winter landscape with figure skaters and a bird trapPiter Bruegel the Younger 1601, 40 × 57 cm ... Maybe the audience is captivated by the philosophical meaning of the picture? People are carefree, like birds, but the grain is scattered, and someone will fall ...Winter landscape with skating and a bird trapPeter Bruegel the Elder1565, 37 × 55.5 cm

The painting “The Beating of Babies” by Marten van Kleve the Elder - a “remake” of the original painting by Bruegel in 1566. Unlike the breugeles concept of a “small” person, Kleve creates large figures, changing the number of characters and proportions of the canvas.

Share Share ShareVillage lawyer (Peasants at the tax collector) Peter Bruegel the Younger 1626, 75 × 124.5 cm The eldest son of Bruegel wore the name Hell for his love for portraying the cruel scenes in the style of Bosch. You can recognize his paintings immediately: the tendency to detail and “bloodthirsty” plots does not make a mistake. At the exhibition, the artist's style is clearly visible in the painting The Good Shepherd.The Good ShepherdPeter Bruegel the Younger1620th, 41 × 47 cmSermon of St. John the BaptistPitter Bruegel the Elder1566, 95 × 160.5 cm The second son, Jan Bruegel the Elder, for his hard work on detailing the depiction of flowers and still lifes, bore the nickname “Flower,” and also “Velvet”. His works have many muffled and delicate shades. “The Monkey Feast” is one of the late works of the artist. Here the monkeys symbolize people and their vices.Monkey Piran Bruegel the ElderXVIth Century Bruegel Velvet's Son - Jan Bruegel the Younger followed in his father’s footsteps in terms of detail and love for the image of beautiful flowers. One of the central paintings of the exhibition - “A large bouquet of lilies, irises, tulips, orchids and peonies in a vase decorated with images of Amphitrite and Ceres” - is a real decoration and a symbol of the exhibition. In nature, all the flowers in such a bouquet never bloom at the same time, because they are from “different seasons”. And only in the picture of Jan Bruegel the Younger all the beauty of nature is assembled into a single composition, which is complemented by wilted buds as a symbol of the frailty of the world, and various insects, flown over the sweet scent of flowers.A large bouquet of lilies, irises, tulips, orchids and peonies in a vase decorated with images of Amphitrite and Ceres Yian Bruegel the Younger in the 16th century “In the presented paintings we see completely different subjects that give an idea of ​​the life of the peasants, who at that time were considered“ children of nature ”. On the one hand, good-natured, on the other rough and ill-mannered. In the pictures you can see the view of the author-city-dweller at the village life with a certain amount of arrogance and irony, ”says the exhibition curator Vladimir Sadkov.Rural landscape with a wellIos de Momper Junior1621 In order to understand the uniqueness of each artist, you first need to unravel the truly tangled tangle of Breugel's Santa Barbara family ties, but believe me - it's worth it! In order to make a trip to the world of Flemish passions, come to the exhibition “Younger Bruegel. Paintings from the collection of Konstantin Mauergauz "until June 28 at the address: the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. A.S. Pushkin, main building, Moscow, st. Volkhonka, 12.