Brueghel goes Los Angeles
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Since April, Flowers in a Vase with a Clump of Cyclamen and Precious Stones by master painter Jan I Brueghel (1568-1625) has been on display at the J. Paul Getty Museum as part of the museum’s permanent collection.
Daffodils, hanging pink roses, an orange lily, flaming tulips, bright blue irises, … The variety of flowers and bright colours are overwhelming and splash from this small panel.Flowers in a Vase with a Clump of Cyclamen and Precious Stones is a masterpiece by one of the most important painters of the late sixteenth and early seventeenth century: Jan Brueghel I (1568-1625). Although he was also known as ‘Bloemenbrueghel’, it was only in his late thirties that he began to paint flower vases. Flowers in a Vase with a Clump of Cyclamen and Precious Stones is one of the earliest and most beautiful examples.
Curious to see this panel with your own eyes? It is waiting for you in La la land!