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The Wedding Dance
Pieter Bruegel the Elder(Netherlandish, 1525-1569)
“Bruegel's lively painting is certainly a celebratory scene, but it may also carry moralizing overtones warning against drinking, dancing, and lust. ”
Graham W. J. Beal, Director, President and CEO
- c. 1566
- Oil on panel
- 47 x 62 in. (119.4 x 157.5 cm) Framed: 57 1/4 x 72 x 3 1/2 in. ( 145.4 x 182.9 x 8.9 cm)
- European Painting
- City of Detroit Purchase
- Accession No.
- England, Private Collection; London, Arthur J. Sulley (dealer).
- oil, paint, panel, wood, genre
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