Consider this your introduction to the enigmatic, intricate, and highly mystical works of Hieronymous Bosch.
Working in the late 15th and early 16th century, this Dutch painter was a master of detail, renowned for his ability to convey themes of religion, spirituality and the divine with his trademark wit and wisdom.
The haunting and mysterious qualities of his work have endeared him to generations of creatives, including fashion designers Raf Simons and Alexander McQueen.
This coffee table book collects some of his most famous projects – such as the richly conceived three-panel painting The Garden Of Earthly Delights – in one tome, contextualising each work with commentary and historical information.
Taschen’s Basic Art Series was created in 1985 as a way of celebrating some of the art world’s most iconic figures, from Sandro Botticelli to Leonardo da Vinci.
Printed in glorious colour in hardback format, these books are an intelligent addition to your coffee table or bookshelf.
This 96-page ode to the endlessly fascinating works of Hieronymous Bosch is an essential purchase for any art fanatic.
Hardcover, 21 x 26 cm