Hieronymus Bosch. Complete Works - Taschen

Hieronymus Bosch. Complete Works - Taschen

Bosch as never seen before

Deciphering allegories in the complex, fantastical works of Hieronymus Bosch

In the midst of the realist-leaning artistic climate of the Late Gothic and Early Renaissance, Netherlandish painter Hieronymus Bosch (c. 1450-1516) was more than an anomaly. Bosch's paintings are ...
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29 x 39,5 cm
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Publication :
Décembre 2013
Author :
Fischer, Stefan

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Hieronymus van Aken, dit Jérôme Bosch (v. 1453- v. 1516)

Born Jheronimus van Aken around 1450, Jerome Bosch changed his name in order to distinguish himself from his painter forefathers, but also in reference to his home town, 's-Hertogenbosch. Jerome Bosch is known as the painter of strange creatures and infernal visions, he excelled in the representation of the hells. His unusual compositions are full of zany scenes: characters singing in eggshells, man-trees and anthropomorphic animals. No wonder that Bosch's work inspired the future Surrealists.