Jan Brueghel the Elder was a Flemish Baroque painter and draughtsman. He was the son of the prominent Flemish Renaissance painter Pieter Brueghel the Elder. Jan Brueghel the Elder was known for his landscapes, flower paintings, and genre scenes. He collaborated frequently with other artists of his time, including Peter Paul Rubens, with whom he painted several allegorical and mythological works. He was also known for his collaboration with the artist Abraham Govaerts. He was a regular collaborator with Rubens and they were both active in the Antwerp artistic milieu. His work continues to be highly regarded and is found in many notable art museums around the world.
Jan Brueghel the Elder died #OnThisDay in 1625.
'The Interior of a Gothic Church looking East' was completed by Brueghel alongside painter Hendrick van Steenwyck the Younger, who Brueghel worked with on numerous occasions: https://t.co/zWVywNcVg4 pic.twitter.com/dMfuQ8PkCJ
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