Hieronymus Bosch. the Complete Works. 40th Ed. (Hardcover)

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Hieronymus Bosch. the Complete Works. 40th Ed. (Hardcover)


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Only 20 paintings and eight drawings are confidently assigned to Netherlandish painter Hieronymus Bosch (c. 1450-1516) but in their fantastical visions they have secured his place as one of the most cult artists in history. 500 years on from his death, his works continue to inspire scholars, artists, designers, and musicians, death metal band names and designer dresses.

This edition offers the complete and haunting Bosch world in one compact format. Through full spreads and carefully curated details, we explore the full reach and compelling inventions of the artist's genius as well as disturbing imagination. We encounter his hybrid creatures, his nightmarish scenarios, his religious and moral framework, and his pictorial versions of contemporary proverbs and idioms. Along the way, art historian and Bosch expert Stefan Fischer reveals the most important themes and influences in these cryptic, mesmerizing masterpieces.

Product Details ISBN: 9783836587860
ISBN-10: 3836587866
Publisher: Taschen
Publication Date: June 28th, 2021
Pages: 512
Language: English