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The Unknown Hieronymus Bosch

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The paintings of Hieronymus Bosch (1450–1516) have captivated and confounded observers for centuries, leading to wildly varying conclusions on the artist’s spirituality. Kurt Falk presents the first analysis of Bosch’s inner life in light of a hitherto unknown—and now lost—version of one of his seminal works, The Last Judgment, found by the author in Cairo in the mid-1930s ...more
Paperback, 116 pages
Published September 16th 2008 by North Atlantic Books
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Richard Martin
Jul 01, 2015 rated it liked it
First, get a medium to high power magnifying glass for examining paintings. The book is divided into two parts. The first contains Bosch's paintings. The author points out various aspects of the work in question. For example, he surmises the activities and the identities of the characters. At times one will need the magnifying glass to locate these items within the painting. The second portion is primarily a biography and discussion of various aspects and techniques Bosch employs such as surreal ...more
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