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Hieronymus BoschHieronymus Bosch

Life: 1450-1516
Birth Place: 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
Historical Role: Painter
Movement: Early Netherlandish Renaissance
Primary countries affected: Netherlands
Works: see below

Biography:


Hieronymus Bosch was born in 's-Hertogenbosch, in 1450. His style his a mix of miniature naratives and renaissance Dutch paintings depicting everyday life. His works are the result of his vivid imagination, he tries to depict the fight going on inside every man between good and evil. His paintings depicted great knowledge of psychology and offer an interesting insight into the human condition. His paintings often depicted several hundred scenes, all on the same painting. He particularly famous for his triptychs or three panel paintings. Because of the religious nature of his paintings, when the Protestant Reformation set in, in the Netherlands he lost much of his popularity.

Works:

Christ Carrying the Cross
Ship Of Fools
The Cure Of Folly
Christ Carrying the Cross
Ship Of Fools
The Cure Of Folly
The Garden Of Earthly Delights
The Last Judgement
The Temptation Of Saint Anthony
The Garden Of Earthly Delights
The Last Judgement
The Temptation Of Saint Anthony

 

 

Sources:


Gerlings, C. (2008). 100 Great Artists. London: Arcturus Publishing Limited. P. 20-21.

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