1500 painted sometime between 1490 and 1510 the garden of earthly delights is perhaps hieronymus bosch s most ambitious work. 1495 1505 attributed to bosch.
Detail hieronymus bosch the garden of earthly delights c.
Hieronymus bosch garden of earthly delights details. The interactive documentary jheronimus bosch the garden of earthly delightsprovides an in depth tour though the garden of earthly delights. Bosch s most famous triptych is the garden of earthly delights c. Hieronymus bosch the garden of earthly delights oil on oak panels museo del prado madrid a new interactive exhibit takes you from the comfort of your own laptop into the tangled orgy of dirty details that is hieronymus bosch s iconic 16th century painting the garden of earthly delights.
1495 1505 whose outer panels are intended to bracket the main central panel between the garden of eden depicted on the left panel and the last judgment depicted on the right. But none is so well known or so ambitious as his garden of earthly delights a piece so ripe with. Besides the exploration of the art historical story of the painting we will give insight to the creative.
As so little is known of bosch s life or intentions interpretations of his intent have ranged from an admonition of worldly fleshy indulgence to a dire warning on the perils of life s temptations to a. Exterior doors of hieronymus bosch the garden of earthly delights 1490 1500. The garden of earthly delights is the modern title given to a triptych oil painting on oak panel painted by the early netherlandish master hieronymus bosch between 1490 and 1510 when bosch was between 40 and 60 years old.
The works of dutch painter hieronymus bosch are known for fantastic imagery and delicate details. Accompanied by high resolution images of the painting the exciting story of this masterpiece unfolds. Details from bosch s garden of earthly delights ca.
1480 1505 oil on panel 220 x 390 cm prado because while bosch s mind if it is a self portrait might be distracted with thoughts of lust symbolized by the bagpipe like instrument balanced on his head standard phallic stand in within the hollow of his body a tiny trio of figures sit at a table as though dining. Formed of three panels and totalling almost four metres in length the triptych is a dizzyingly detailed and delightfully surreal work the possible meanings of which have kept scholars busy for centuries. The garden of earthly delights triptych by hieronymus bosch circa 1503 the garden of earthly delights is believed to have been a gift for the wedding of henry iii of nassau breda and artist bosch intended it to be both a guide to the positives of marriages as well as something to simply entertain the eye.
The exterior doors of garden of earthly delights subtly set the stage for the rollicking interior panels. It has been housed in the museo del prado in madrid since the year 1939. The garden of earthly delights in the museo del prado in madrid c.
Image via wikimedia commons. When closed the painting depicts the third day of creation a biblical milestone when earthly paradise was forged by god.