Hieronymus Bosch

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Hieronymus Bosch
Jheronimus Bosch (cropped).jpg
Portrait o Hieronymus Bosch, c. 1550,
(attr. Jacques Le Boucq)
Native nameJheronimus Bosch
BornJheronimus van Aken
c. 1450
's-Hertogenbosch, Duchy o Brabant, Burgundian Netherlands
DiedBuried on (1516-08-09)9 August 1516
's-Hertogenbosch, Duchy o Brabant, Habsburg Netherlands
Kent forPentin
Notable wirk(s)The Gairden o Yirdly Delichts
The Temptation o St. Anthony
MuivementEarly Netherlandish Renaissance

Hieronymus Bosch (Dutch: [ɦijeːˈroːnimɵz ˈbɔs];[1] born Jheronimus van Aken[2] [jeːˈroːnimɵs fɑn ˈaːkə(n)];[3] c. 1450 – 9 August 1516) wis a Dutch/Netherlandish draughtsman an penter frae Brabant. He is widely conseedert ane o the maist notable representatives o Early Netherlandish pentin schiol. His wark is kent for its fantastic eemagery, detailed laundscapes, an illustrations o releegious concepts an narratives.[4] Within his lifetime his wark wis collectit in the Netherlands, Austrick, an Spain, an widely copied, especially his macabre an nichtmarish depictions o hell.

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  1. In isolation, Hieronymus is pronoonced [ɦijeːˈroːnimɵs].
  2. Dijck (2000): pp. 43–44. His birth is undocumentit. Houever, the Dutch historian G.C.M. van Dijck pynts oot that the vast majority o contemporary airchival entries state his name as bein Jheronimus van Aken. Variants on his name are Jeronimus van Aken (Dijck (2000): pp. 173, 186), Jheronimus anthonissen van aken (Marijnissen ([1987]): p. 12), Jeronimus Van aeken (Marijnissen ([1987]): p. 13), Joen (Dijck (2000): pp. 170–171, 174–177), an Jeroen (Dijck (2000): pp. 170, 174).
  3. In isolation, van is pronoonced [vɑn].
  4. Catherine B. Scallen, The Art of the Northern Renaissance (Chantilly: The Teaching Company, 2007) Lecture 26