This is what we came to see. At the Museum of Ancient Art. The art of Bruegel, and the other low country painters. This particular piece is our favourite. "Winter Landscape with a Bird Trap."
You just have to look and look at it to see all the details. It's so "fantastical" that you are drawn in by it's total inventiveness. Easy to see where some modern day ideas come from with this.
This is a wonderful blog entry that you might enjoy with a good synopsis of the work.
[Make sure to click on the music and then the picture and try and see all the details. It's not like being there, but it will peak your imagination.]
This was an amazing collection with Rubens, Van Dyck, and Jacques-Louis David.
I must have had a very good history teacher, because I never forgot about Charlotte Corday killing Marat in a bathtub.
Credits: www.bc.edu/bc_org;ultraorange.net;and Wikipedia