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Hieronymus Bosch (1450-1516) was an enigmatic Dutch painter. Little is known about Bosch, but his intricate and bizarre imagery remains compellingly disturbing. But they are not random, or shocking for the sake of shock. As stated in Art & Object:
It is now largely agreed that Bosch’s paintings were made with very specific intentions in mind to instruct and communicate. The artist used traditional symbols but also created his own, referencing the Bible and Flemish folklore to create unique visual manifestations of established metaphors and puns. All of this is to say, the moralistic bent of Bosch’s paintings—however fantastical their imagery—do fall seamlessly in line with the didactic literature of the late medieval period.
See the full article here: ART & OBJECT – 7 Strange Details in Hieronymus Bosch Paintings Explained
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