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The 14 Artworks of Pieter Bruegel The Elder and of media Oil On Canvas

Pieter Bruegel The Elder - The Tower of BabelThe Tower of BabelPieter Bruegel The Elder

The Tower of Babel is a oil paintings by Pieter Bruegel the Elder. They depict the construction of the Tower of Babel, which according to the Book of Genesis in the Bible was a tower built by a unified, mono-lingual humanity as a mark of their achievement. Bruegel's depiction of the architecture of ...

Kunsthistorisches Museum (Vienna, Austria)
Pieter Bruegel The Elder - Landscape with the Fall of Icarus (detail)Landscape with the Fall of Icarus (detail)Pieter Bruegel The Elder

This painting represents man’s indifference to the suffering of others. Icarus was the main character in a Greek legend. He created wings made of feather & wax but flew too close to the sun. In the painting, Icarus is hard to find (he’s just below the big boat) and the main character in the painting...

Musee Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique (Belgium)
Pieter Bruegel The Elder - Christ and the Woman taken in AdulteryChrist and the Woman taken in AdulteryPieter Bruegel The Elder

a small panel painting in grisaille (near monochrome). It is signed and dated 1565. Jesus and the woman taken in adultery is a biblical episode from John 7:53-8:11 where Jesus encounters an adulteress brought before Pharisees and scribes, which has been depicted by many artists. Such a crime was pun...

Courtauld Institute Galleries (London, United Kingdom)