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Pieter Bruegel the Younger: An Intimate Retrospective

Nassau County Museum
August 26, 2007 to November 4, 2007

Sponsored by the Belgian Tourist Office - Flanders Region . . .
With support from the Society of the Friends of Belgium

A never-before-seen small exhibition of paintings by Pieter Brueghel the Younger. The famed painting, Netherlandish Proverbs, is included in this first viewing on the East Coast. Among the other works are Seven Acts of Mercy, The Wedding Dance, Peasants Merrymaking and The Bird Trap. The exhibition is supported in part by Astoria Federal Savings.

In conjunction with this exhibition, on Saturday, September 29th at 11 am, the museum is presenting the first in a series of Humanities Symposia devoted to themes that arise in our upcoming exhibitions. This symposium will examine 16th & 17th Century Flemish Culture. There will be a number of scholars who will present their research on various topics related tot this theme. The September 29th keynote speaker is Wolfgang Mieder, Ph.D., Professor of German and Folklore at the University of Vermont.

 

 

 

 

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