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Jan Brueghel “the Elder” died in 1625
13 January, 2016
The Entry of the Animals Into Noah’s Ark, 1613.
Flemish painter Jan Brueghel the Elder, son of Pieter Bruegel the Elder, brother of Pieter Brueghel the Younger and father of Jan Brueghel the Younger, was nicknamed “Velvet” Brueghel, “Flower” Brueghel, and “Paradise” Brueghel.
Many of his paintings were collaborations with other important artists such as Peter Paul Rubens. They realized together some 25 paintings. He also collaborated with Hendrick van Balen and Joos de Momper.
Hi is known mainly by his floral subjects.