River Landscape

Creation date
oil on panel
15 x 24 in.
Credit line
The Clowes Collection
Accession number
Currently On View

Jan Brueghel was the second son of the famous peasant painter, Pieter Brueghel the elder. The younger Brueghel was one of the pioneers of the river landscape in Netherlandish art. In this painting, he develops the related theme of river travel, as ferry boats full of passengers and animals approach a crowded landing near a small village.

Provenance Research is on-going at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, and information will be added to this record as research is completed. Please contact Annette Schlagenhauff, Assoc. Curator of Research, at aschlagenhauff@imamuseum.org with any questions.
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