Jan Pieter Brueghel

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Cartouche with a personification of America, surrounded by flowers

Jan Pieter Brueghel or Jan Pieter Breughel (29 August 1628 (baptised) – 1664) was a Flemish Baroque painter specialised in flower still lifes.

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Brueghel was born in Antwerp. He was the son of Jan Brueghel the Younger and Anna-Maria Janssens.[1] He joined the Antwerp Guild of St. Luke in 1645 as "wijnmeester".[1] He died in Italy, after 1664, and is known for flower still lifes. He created many garland paintings on which he collaborated with other painters such as Erasmus Quellinus II who painted the cartouches while Brueghel painted the flower garlands.[1]

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