[ broi-guhl, broo-; Flemish brœ-guhl ]
/ ˈbrɔɪ gəl, ˈbru-; Flemish ˈbrœ gəl /
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Words nearby Brueghel
brucine, brucite, Brücke, Bruckner, Brudenell, Brueghel, Brueghel, Pieter, the Elder, Bruges, Brugmann, brugmansia, Bruhn
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How to use Brueghel in a sentence
It was painted by the sight-man Jan Brueghel the Elder in about 1620 and is now in the Prado museum.
The Daily Pic: Jan Brueghel sparks an everlasting debate between vision and scent.
The background of this picture (which is executed on copper) is said to be by Jan Brueghel (for whom see 1287).
He studied under Pierre Brueghel, whom he resembles in style.The Standard Galleries - Holland|Esther Singleton
The only painter that interested him who was at all unexpected was Brueghel the Elder.The Moon and Sixpence|W. Somerset Maugham
British Dictionary definitions for Brueghel
Bruegel or Breughel
/ (ˈbrɔɪɡəl, Flemish ˈbrøːxəl) /
Jan (jɑn). 1568–1625, Flemish painter, noted for his detailed still lifes and landscapes
his father, Pieter (ˈpiːtər), called the Elder . ?1525–69, Flemish painter, noted for his landscapes, his satirical paintings of peasant life, and his allegorical biblical scenes
his son, Pieter, called the Younger . ?1564–1637, Flemish painter, noted for his gruesome pictures of hell
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