Bruegel, or the Workshop of Dreams



Bruegel, or the Workshop of Dreams Claude Henri Rocquet poet, playwright, and critic has marshalled the full range of his talents to create a dazzling historical novel about the artist Peter Bruegel the Elder To the few facts we have Bruegel died in 1569 around the age of fifty he lived in Antwerp and in Brussels his work was much admired Rocquet adds his own speculations on the sights, smells, and textures of Bruegel s world, on the artist s innermost feelings and intimate conversations, on his spiritual life and its possible translation on the artist s canvas. Best Read [ Bruegel, or the Workshop of Dreams ] by [ Claude-Henri Rocquet ] – millionapartments.us

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  • Hardcover
  • 220 pages
  • Bruegel, or the Workshop of Dreams
  • Claude-Henri Rocquet
  • English
  • 08 January 2017
  • 0226723429

10 thoughts on “Bruegel, or the Workshop of Dreams

  1. Jolanta Da says:

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  2. Wes Christensen says:

    As a painter I found this book absorbing on many levels Already an admirer of Bruegel I found the author s fictional version of the artist s world and what he supposed the painter felt and encountered in that often horrific historical period to be fascinating after a somewhat stumbling beginning, but the stumble was like the artist s painting The Blind Leading the Blind, and the book was filled with many other wise and unusual observations and insights into an artist whose world is so distant As a painter I found this book absorbing on many levels Already an admirer of Bruegel I found the author s fictional version of the artist s world and what he supposed the painter felt and encountered in that often horrific historical period to be fascinating after a somewhat stumbling beginning, but the stumble was like the artist s painting The Blind Leading the Blind, and the book was filled with many other wise and unusual observations and insights into an artist whose world is so distant from our own But Rocquet finds ways of introducing us anyway, like thisand Bruegel told himself that the world in which these parable characters dwell is not merely a setting It is part of the parable The world is a parable I am passing through the visible world and its profusion of mountains and seas, its towns, its forests and fieldsbut this passing reminds me above all of my true passing from the visible to the invisible I am a man on his way Every man is on his way Some...

  3. Carol says:

    This novel was a little bit hard to get into at first, but proved to be well worth the effort It s about Pieter Breugel, the 16th century Flemish painter The book isn t a typical historical or biographical novel, however It sof an imaginative meditation on Breugel s life and work It s beautifully written, wit...

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