• Henley DFAS

Bruegel's Winter Scenes

Thursday 19th November 2020
Amy Orrock

One of the first artists to paint snow, Pieter Bruegel the Elder (c1525-1569) is known today for wintery masterpieces, such as The Hunters in the Snow, The Census at Bethlehem and The Massacre of the Innocents.

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This lecture will explore Bruegel’s iconic winter scenes, looking at how they both follow and break with traditions that have gone before.

Amy is a Curator at Compton Verney Art Gallery & Park. She has a BA Hons. from University College London and received her Phd. from the University of Edinburgh.  She has published and lectured widely on Northern European art of the 16th and 17th centuries.