The Garden of Earthly Delights
Medium: oil on board
Location: Museo del Prado v Madridu
Dimensions: 380 x 220
Triptych should probably be read chronologically. The left part of the image is the creation of the world and Adam and Eve. The middle part of the image with its references to earthly pleasures is a tribute to life, love, pleasure and freedom. It is an explosion of vitality and euphoria, which leads to the grave ... (the third part of the image). The symbolism of the image is simple: God created the world, which was clean and the people who inhabited quickly. People are not allowed evil to seduce the world and changed the seat of hedonism and sin. This leads to the inevitable punishment. Painting the picture is crowded with characters from different walks of life in an infinite number of attitudes and actions. All complement imaginary animals, all sorts of fantastical creatures and plants. Some human beings are in the image displayed as worms who pierce the giant fruits representing the world.
image in this embodiment respects the proportions of the original theme (hence the need for the black border that balances the rough edges of the original). Slightly stripped down version without the black mount,
. This version is considered as more suitable for printing on stretched canvas.
Bosch painted picture The Garden of Earthly Delights in 1503-1515. Prevailing color of this fine art print is vivid and its shape is long. Original size is 380 x 220. This art piece is located in Museo del Prado v Madridu. 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).