The Triumph of Death, c.1562 by Bruegel the Elder
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The Triumph of Death, c.1562
Prado Museum Madrid Spain
Original Size:117 x 162 cm
This painting reproduction will be completely painted by hand with oil paints on a blank linen canvas. We add additional 1.6" (4cm) of blank canvas above the offered size which will be used to stretch the canvas on a stretcher-bar.
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In relation to the print Dulle Griet, 1564, this work may be dated between 1560 and 1566-69. The subject is derived from the Apocalypse and Ecclesiastes, but is not religious in intent or theme. It was conceived and executed for an emphatically secular reason. It is in fact connected with the massacres under the Spanish domination, and the "beggars" revolt. The work, like others, was inspired by their resistance. The oppressors, too, are snatched up by death. Companies of the dead crowd around the wagon into which a howling mob is chased by Death on horseback; even kings and cardinals are carried off in the end. There are cadavers everywhere, spectres and skeletons in heaps, while in the background battles and fires rage, and on the right, gallows with their hanging burdens rise against the sky. There is no verbal equivalent for these images; in the apparent tangle, each detail is clear - a single voice in the terrible chorus. The images are locked in a composition which advances in great successive "compass turns" from the epicenter on the left towards the right, like a calculated landslide. It is reinforced by all the convergences from above and below, in an immediate and decided knot, so that there is nothing episodic in the many elements of the scene; the concentration is intense and absorbing. It is difficult to forget the scorching tragic climate that the artist has caught in this exceptional work.