Joachim Beuckelaer’s Four Elements


The Four Elements: Water. A Fish Market with the Miraculous Draught of Fishes in the Background (1560–1574).

Flemish artist Joachim Beuckelaer (1533–1574) depicts the four elements using foodstuffs. All four paintings can be explored via Google’s Art Project.


The Four Elements: Fire. A Kitchen Scene with Christ in the House of Martha and Mary in the Background (1560–1574).

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