Definition of Bruegel in English:

Bruegel

(also Brueghel, Breughel)

proper noun

  • 1The name of a family of Flemish artists.

    1. 1.1 Pieter (c.1525–69); known as Pieter Bruegel the Elder. He produced landscapes, religious allegories, and satires of peasant life. Notable works: "The Procession to Calvary" (1564).
    2. 1.2 Pieter Bruegel the Younger (1564–1638), son of Pieter Bruegel the Elder; known as Hell Bruegel. A very able copyist of his father's work, he is also noted for his paintings of devils.
    3. 1.3 Jan (1568–1623), son of Pieter Bruegel the Elder; known as Velvet Bruegel. He was a celebrated painter of flowers, landscapes, and mythological scenes.

Pronunciation

Bruegel

/ˈbrɔɪɡ(ə)l/