Pieter Bruegel the Elder

The grain harvest



Pieter Bruegel the Elder - The grain harvest

Literature

Larry Silver, Pieter Bruegel, New York; London, 2011, fig. 278


Provenance

Niclaes Jongelinck, Antwerp, by 1566
with Hane von Wijke, Antwerp, until 1594, sold to Antwerp City Council as a gift for Archduke Ernst
Archduke Ernst, governor of the Netherlands, Brussels, 1594–died 1595
Emperor Rudolph II, Prague, until died 1612
Archduke Leopold Wilhelm, governor of the Netherlands, Brussels and Vienna, until died 1662
Emperor Leopold I, Vienna, 1662–died 1705
Imperial collection, Vienna, until 1809
comte Antoine-François Andréossy, Vienna and Paris, 1809–16
his sale, Pérignon, Paris, 11 March 1816, nr. 1
Jacques Doucet, Paris, until shortly before 1912, sold to Cels
Paul Jean Cels, Brussels, until 1919, sold to MMA

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 19.164

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Pieter Bruegel the Elder The peasant and the bird-nester
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Pieter Bruegel the Elder The magpie on the gallows
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Pieter Bruegel the Elder Three Soldiers
Three Soldiers
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Pieter Bruegel the Elder Christ and the woman caught in adultery
Christ and the woman caught in adultery
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Pieter Bruegel the Elder
The grain harvest
1565
119 x 162 cm
Oil on panel
Signed and dated, lower right: BRVEGEL / [MD]LXV [now largely illegible]
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Rogers Fund