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Unused pristine copy bound in burnt-orange cloth with black title on spine and embossed HB on cover. Dust jacket is unclipped and pristine. Book is in publsiher's grey cardboard slipcase. A landmark of scholarship and interpretation culminating 20 years of research and scholarly detective work. Reveals important new insigts into Bosch's life, interweaving analysis of religious and secular thought that shaped his world. Explains the meanings behind the artist's fantastic creatures and landscapes, and offers a key to his intriguing symbols. 526 pages include over 200 illustrations in B&W and color, index. Due to size and weight of this item, additional postage may be required for non-domestic shipping. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 0399127135
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For decades, Hieronymus Bosch’s brilliant, hallucinatory paintings have mystified viewers as well as art historians. Questions about the artist’s use of symbols, his preoccupation with man’s sinfulness and hell, and even details about the Bosch’s own life have been the source of speculation and frustration. Wilhelm Fraenger’s masterwork, the culmination of twenty years of meticulous research and scholarly detective work, reveals his fascinating discoveries about Bosch’s patrons and the secular and religious climate in which he painted. This classic monograph available for the first time from Prestel looks beyond the bizarre nature of Bosch’s images to decipher their true meanings and purpose. Written in an eminently readable and entertaining style, and illustrated with more than more than two hundred reproductions, the book invites readers to enter the painter’s phantasmagoric universe, and deepens their understanding of this often misunderstood artist.
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: German
Titel: Hieronymus Bosch
Verlag: Putnam Pub Group, E Rutherford, New Jersey, U.S.A.
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Fine
Auflage: First American Edition
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