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Short life in a strange world : birth to death in 42 panels
—Ferris, Toby, author.
Book
2020
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Sure to be hailed alongside H is for Hawk and The Hare with Amber Eyes, an exceptional work that is at once an astonishing journey across countries and continents, an immersive examination of a great artist's work, and a moving and intimate memoir. At the age of 42, his father not long dead and his young sons growing fast, Toby Ferris set off on a seemingly quixotic mission to track down each of the 42 surviving paintings by Pieter Bruegel the Elder, who, at the age of 42, had been approaching the end of his own short life. Over the next five years Ferris would travel to 22 galleries in 19 cities in 12 countries across 2 continents: Budapest to San Diego, Detroit to Naples, Berlin to Madrid, ticking off his Bruegels as he went.

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Subjects:
Bruegel, Pieter, approximately 1525-1569.
Ferris, Toby -- Travel.
Other Authors:
Bruegel, Pieter, approximately 1525-1569. Works. Selections.
ISBN:
9780062931757
006293175X
Description:
326 pages : colour illustrations ; 24 cm
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