Possible self-portrait of Bruegel, c. 1525-1569

Possible self-portrait of Bruegel, c. 1525-1569

Pieter Bruegel the Elder, The Harvesters

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Time out (for those in the foreground) to eat and rest. The others continue to labor.

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The harvest crop is carried by wagon to the port to be shipped to markets far away.

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In the middle distance, village folks are playing a game (stickball?) on a green field.

Life is not all labor and commerce for Bruegel’s Flemings.

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