Pieter Bruegel the Elder is one of the most interesting Flemish painters. Born in today’s the Netherlands, he spent most of his life in Belgium. There are still many places linked to his life and museums with his paintings in Brussels and Antwerp. To help you find them, here is a little guide on where to see the paintings of Pieter Bruegel the Elder in Belgium.
Angels becoming demons, fish with a belly full of smaller fish, spiders playing the instruments and all the different kind of monsters painted in a most creative way… All of them could be found on Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s paintings and drawings. 2019 marks 450 years since the artist’s death and many museums and cultural institutions are marking the year of Bruegel in Belgium by organising some interesting exhibitions and event.