The Hunters in the Snow

The Hunters in the Snow (Dutch: Jagers in de Sneeuw), also known as The Return of the Hunters, is a 1565 oil-on-wood painting by Pieter Bruegel the Elder. The Northern Renaissance work is one of a series of works, five of which still survive, that depict different times of the year. The painting is in the collection of the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna, Austria. This scene is set in the depths of winter during December/January.

The Hunters in the Snow
ArtistPieter Bruegel the Elder
Year1565
TypeOil on panel
Dimensions117 cm × 162 cm (46 in × 63+34 in)
LocationKunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

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