Sunday, June 18, 2017

The Tower of Babel (Vienna) (1563)



The Tower of Babel (Vienna) (1563)
Pieter Bruegel the Elder ca. 1520 – 1569
oil on panel (114 × 155 cm) — 1563
Genesis 11:4 - And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth.
This is the oldest and largest of the two remaining copies of Pieter Bruegel's Tower of Babel. The other one is in Rotterdam.

Oak panel.

More information on the Tower of Babel can be found in this article.
>>>> Tower of Babel


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