John the Baptist in the desert
Date: c. 1489
Medium: oil on canvas
Location: Museo Lázaro Galdiano
Dimensions: 40 x 48,5
The image of John the Baptist in the desert, its composition is often compared with the image of Jan Evangelista, who comes from the same author. In the 40 twentieth century it is even speculated about whether this is not a two wings of the altar, most likely St. Paul's Cathedral. Jana in the Netherlands. John the Baptist is often depicted with a lamb - an animal that symbolizes the innocent victim. Other times, it is stated that lamb is a symbol of Jesus Christ, whose coming St. John the Baptist preached and predicted.
Bosch's paintings of saints from other artists of the same period differ fantastic objects that portrays carefully.
Prevailing color of this fine art print is green and its shape is portrait. Original size is 40 x 48,5. This art piece is located in Museo Lázaro Galdiano. This image is printed on demand - you can choose material, size and finishing.Hieronymus Bosch (1450 -1516).
Dutch painter whose real name is Jheronimus van Aken (his name is derived from the city s-Hertogenbosch). He came from a family of painters - his grandfather and uncles were all painters. Much of his work is devoted to sin and human moral failure. Bosch painted demons, half-human creatures, to evoke fear and unearth the evil hidden in man. He became famous mainly for his triptychs (the most famous is the Garden of Earthly Delights
. He was the first who created and worked with the world of dreams, fantasy creatures, nightmares and fears, as a response to former medieval religious ideas (about deadly sins
, a naturally sinful humanity, hell and eternal damnation).