Ambrosiana

Seascape Paul Bril (1554-1626)

Seascape

Paul Bril (1554-1626)

  • TITLE

    : Seascape
  • AUTHOR

    : Paul Bril (1554-1626)
  • DATE

    : 1611
  • TYPE

    : Painting
  • TECNIQUE

    : Oil on canvas
  • DIMENSIONS

    : 104 × 148 cm
  • SUBJECT

    : Landscape
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    : 17th century Flemish painting
  • ROOM

    : 7

In his Musaeum, Cardinal Borromeo writes about this painting: “The sea appears in a view so serene, tranquil and extensive that anyone who turns his eyes in that direction might believe that he is pacing those marine distances with both eye and foot.” In the deed of donation of 1618 he also states that this view “is one of the most beautiful things upon which I have ever set my eyes”, and it appears that he really considered it to be the finest work by Bril in his collection.

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  • TITLE

    Seascape
  • AUTHOR

    Paul Bril (1554-1626)
  • DATE

    1611
  • TYPE

    Painting
  • TECNIQUE

    Oil on canvas
  • DIMENSIONS

    104 × 148 cm
  • SUBJECT

    Landscape
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    17th century Flemish painting
  • ROOM

    7

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