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"The Bird Trap," a Flemish Bestseller from the Bruegel Dynasty

Published on , by Caroline Legrand
Auction on 15 May 2022 - 14:30 (CEST) - 13, rue Paul-Cabet - 21000 Dijon

One icy winter, Pieter Bruegel the Elder painted his Brabant village, Sint-Anna-Pede. In this unique work, his son, Pieter Bruegel the Younger, delivers his version of the composition, one of the famous family’s most highly-prized works.

Pieter Bruegel the Younger (1564/1565-1636), The Bird Trap, oil on panel, 38 x 55...

Pieter Bruegel the Younger (1564/1565-1636), The Bird Trap, oil on panel, 38 x 55 cm/14.96 x 21.65 in.
Estimate: €300,000/500,000

The air is crystal-clear, the sky barely blue and the vague silhouette of a church in the distance—Antwerp Cathedral, according to experts—pierces the wispy mist enveloping the snow-clad village. Villagers, some dressed in red, skate on the frozen…
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