The Temptation of St. Anthony by Hieronymus Bosch was created in c. 1500. The painting is in Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga, Lisbon. The size of the work is Height: 131,5 cm; Width of the central panel: 119 cm; Width of the wings: 53 cm and is made as an oil on oak panel.
This triptych displays the most recurrent and central theme of Bosch’s work: the temptation and loneliness of the just man when faced with evil and the diabolical which dominates the earthly world either expressly, in the form of the monstrous and the hybrid, or under the guise of a false and provocative beauty. (Read more in Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga)
About the Artist: Dutch painter Hieronymus Bosch was born in ‘s-Hertogenbosch. Little is known of Bosch’s life or training. Bosch lived all his life in and near ‘s-Hertogenbosch, which was located in the Duchy of Brabant. He became a popular painter in his lifetime and often received commissions from abroad. In the 20th century, when changing artistic tastes made artists like Bosch more palatable to the European imagination, it was sometimes argued that Bosch’s art was inspired by heretical points of view as well as by obscure hermetic practices. Read more
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