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Bosch, Hieronymus (c.1450–1516)

  1. George Thomas Kurian

Published Online: 25 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470670606.wbecc0181

The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization

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Kurian, G. T. 2011. Bosch, Hieronymus (c.1450–1516). The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 NOV 2011


Dutch painter, who took his name from the town of 's-Hertogenbosch. He belonged to the Brotherhood of Our Lady, a society similar to the Brethren of the Common Life.


  • Bosch, Hieronymus (c.1450–1516);
  • dutch painter, the brotherhood of our lady;
  • Bosch, celebrated for his panel paintings;
  • triptychs, the garden of earthly delights;
  • paintings of, the passion of christ, last judgment;
  • secular paintings, conjurer, the stone operation;
  • paintings of the earthly life, as form of hell