The original painting was done by the artist's father Pieter Brueghel the Elder. According to Wikipedia, his son specialised in copying the painting and produced at least 16 copies. Not all versions of the painting by father and son show the same proverbs and they differ in other respects. It is said that there are roughly 112 proverbs indicated in some way.
Today's post concludesthe series, but the blog will continue to adda painting every day
The term, usually derogatory, describes idealistic, sentimental
paintings. Artists like Renoir were often derided for producing such
works. The genre was particularly loved by the Victorians and my selection will appeal to many today.