Today everyone knows the work of Bruegel because it can be reproduced endlessly. In the 16th century, printmaking was the only method to print and distribute images in multiples. Bruegel also used original print designs from the printing press to make his work and name known far beyond the borders. This exhibition aims to sketch a picture of print production in the Southern Netherlands in Bruegel’s century. The rise and prosperity of printmaking in Bruegel’s century is not only an artistic success story. Brilliant craftsmanship and bold entrepreneurship also played a major role.
Printed images in the age of Bruegel


Ravensteinstraat 23
1000 Brussels


From Friday, February 22, 2019
To Sunday, May 26, 2019


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