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The Dramatic Image: Baroque Prints of the 17th Century


Anthony van Dyck
Flemish, 1599–1641

Portrait of Pieter Brueghel

Etching, about 1626-1632
Winthrop H. Perry Fund, 1923.28

Pieter Brueghel was the eldest son of the famous Flemish genre painter, Pieter Bruegel the Elder (about 1525–1569). The younger Brueghel painted landscapes, religious scenes, and fantasies, but is best known as a copyist of his father’s work.