Brueghel, Pieter, the Elder

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Brueghel, Pieter, the Elder [(broy-guhl)]

A sixteenth-century Flemish painter known for his paintings of village scenes and religious subjects.

Note: Brueghel's sons Pieter the Younger and Jan were also painters.
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