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Jan Brueghel the Elder

The Entry of the Animals into Noah's Ark

Jan Brueghel the Elder( )
Author: Kolb, Arianne Faber
Series title:Getty Museum Studies on Art Ser.
Publication Date:Mar 2005
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $20.00
Book Description:

Born in Brussels and trained by his grandmother, Jan Brueghel the Elder (1568-1625) was called "Velvet Brueghel" for his skill at painting rich and delicate textures. The story of Noah's ark provided a subject well suited to Brueghel's abilities. In his painting, a few curious villagers stand beside a stream, which foreshadows the coming deluge, and watch as Noah herds ostriches, goats, camels, and other exotic animals toward the ark. Next to a prancing white stallion, a lion and...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Art / Individual Artists / General
Religion / Biblical Studies / Old Testament / Pentateuch
Travel / Museums, Tours, Points Of Interest
Art / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):10.881 x 7.878 x 0.316 Inches
Book Weight:0.845 Pounds

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