Pieter Bruegel and the Art of Laughter


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"In "Pieter Bruegel and the Art of Laughter" Walter Gibson makes it abundantly clear that laughter is a key feature in many of Bruegel's works. He examines witty and humorous elements in Bruegel's paintings, prints, and drawings and creates a context for understanding them as part of sixteenth-century culture. The material Gibson brings to bear on Bruegel will be new to many. This book will appeal to art historians and anyone interested in sixteenth-century thought and culture."--John Oliver Hand, Curator of Northern ...

Pieter Bruegel and the Art of Laughter 2006, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520245211