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Hieronymus Bosch

Full Name: Hieronymus Bosch
Number of Works: 22
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ISBN: 0789209012, 9780789209016
Keywords: bosch, hieronymus
Pages: 424
Published: 1970
  • Rating: 80%

Four hundred little people frolic au naturel with overgrown songbirds and raspberries; a pudgy blue demon serenades a fashionable young couple with a tune piped through his own elongated nose; a knife-wielding set of disembodied ears stalks the damned through hell. The phantasmagoric imagery of Hieronymus Bosch (d. 1516) has been the source of widespread interest ever since the painter's lifetime, and is still so enigmatic that scholars have theorized that it contains hidden astrological, alchemical, or even heretical meanings. Yet none of these theories has ever seemed to provide an adequate
ISBN: 3763025634, 9783763025633
Keywords: gesamtwerk, das, bosch, hieronymus
Pages: 208
Published: 2010
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0297761110, 9780297761112
Keywords: bosch, paintings, complete
Pages: 119
Published: 1969
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0881682047, 9780881682045
Keywords: works, complete
Pages: 515
Published: 1989
ISBN: 2850250406, 9782850250408
Keywords: bosch
Pages: 100
Published: 1976

This volume, one in a series of lavishly illustrated paperback books on major artists and their works, tells the story of Bosch. From a look at the artist's life and times, to the historical and social context in which he worked, to an analysis of his masterpieces, this is a vital visual resource with more than 300 superb full-color illustrations. The fact-based text is aimed at the general reader, and makes the series perfect for art-history students and art lovers of all ages.