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Hieronymus Bosch : Garden of Earthly Delights (Reprint) (Paperback) (Hans Belting)
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Now available in a new edition, this bookexplores Hieronymus Bosch's masterpieceGarden of Earthly Delights. Few paintings inspire the kind of intense study andspeculation as Garden of Earthly Delights, the world-famoustriptych by Netherlandish master Hieronymus Bosch. Thepainting has been interpreted as a heretical masterpiece, anopulent illustration of the Creation, and a premonition of theend of the world. In this book, renowned art historian HansBelting offers a radical reinterpretation of the work, whichhe sees not as apocalyptic but utopian, portraying how theworld would exist had the Fall not happened. Taking readersthrough each panel, Belting discusses various schools ofthought and explores Bosch's life and times. This fascinatingstudy is an important contribution to the literature and theorysurrounding one of the world's most enigmatic artists.
Number of Pages: 125
Publisher: Prestel Pub
Author: Hans Belting
Street Date: May 15, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-16-5677
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