Tuesday, September 13

Hieronymus Bosch’s Lost Masterpiece

"Hello! My name is T. P. Finnerty. The 'T' stands for Thornton and the 'P' stands for Placido and I am the person who found that painting by Hieronymus Bosch that you may have heard about in the news. I’m not an expert on paintings, but it is a pretty wild one—about sixty feet wide and two feet high, sort of like a comic strip, but just one panel. I have no clue what it’s about. ... The painting is of hundreds of characters and they’re all in a mountain or maybe on the moon or something like that. Everything is on fire and there are some parts where the fire is on fire, if that’s a thing. The art is really amazing, I will say that much. Hieronymus Bosch was a heck of a painter. ..."
New Yorker: Hieronymus Bosch’s Lost Masterpiece
Open Culture: Take a Virtual Tour of Hieronymus Bosch’s Bewildering Masterpiece The Garden of Earthly Delights (Video)

2016 February: The Garden of Earthly Delights - Hieronymus Bosch (1490 - 1510)