or Breu·gel, Brue·ghel, Brue·gel
[broi-guh l, broo-; Flemish brœ-guh l]
- Pie·ter the Elder [pee-ter; Flemish pee-tuh r] /ˈpi tər; Flemish ˈpi tər/, Peasant Breughel, c1525–69, Flemish genre and landscape painter.
- his sonsJan [yahn] /yɑn/, Velvet Breughel, 1568–1625, and Pieter the Younger (“Hell Breughel”), 1564–1637?, Flemish painters.
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Examples from the Web for breughel
It is hardly a masterpiece, this Breughel, and is dingy in colour.
They have all the oddity, all the whim, and all the horror of the pencil of Breughel.Account of a Tour in Normandy, Vol. I. (of 2)
The head of a child by Parmigiano; a large picture by Breughel.Recollections of the late William Beckford
Henry Venn Lansdown
No one excelled our English master in this crowding of incident, not even Breughel or Teniers.Adventures and Enthusiasms
E. V. Lucas
Breughel set into motion the mental machinery of the Temptation that never stopped whirring until 1874.
- a variant spelling of Brueghel
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