1500 – 1600
End of the Renaissance and the Reformation

Bruegel's Tower of Babel


Pieter Bruegel the Elder, The Tower of Babel, 1563, oil on panel, 114 × 155 cm (Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna)

Speakers: Dr. Beth HarrisDr. Steven Zucker 

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