The Ship of Fools
Medium: oil on panel
Location: Louvre, Paris, France
Dimensions: 58 x 32
Prevailing color of this fine art print is green and its shape is portrait. Original size is 58 x 32. This art piece is located in Louvre, Paris, France. 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).