The Prado is hosting the biggest exhibition of Hieronymus Bosch now till September 2016
On the occasion of the 5th centenary of the death of Hieronymus Bosch, the Prado Museum prepared to welcome the largest monographic exhibition on the artist in the coming year, 'Bosch. The Centenary Exhibition'. A unique opportunity, to enjoy the work of the great Dutch artist.
'Bosch. The Centenary Exhibition' arrived to Madrid May of 2016. It will be the 'sample' par excellence of the year and one of the most important that will host the Prado Museum, on the occasion of the fifth centenary of the death of the famous artist.
It is divided into six sections, five thematic and one dedicated to his drawings. As an introduction to the exhibition, we will see the beginning of the artist's work in his city with other Flemish painters of the time as Alart du Hameel or Adriaen van Wessel. It will close the sample with the epilogue 'After the Bosco' with a select representation of works in which will be latent the deep influence exerted by the painter after his death during the sixteenth century and a taste for 'the bosquiano'.
With the objective to facilitate the understanding of the context in which his works were performed, the Madrid gallery will show paintings, miniatures, drawings, carvings, and engravings burin, in which are represented some of the issues addressed by him, as the hell and the sins thus complementing the sections mentioned above.
A total of 65 works which 25 of them have been attributed to the own Bosch, nine to his workshop, and the rest for other artists of the time. The Prado funds have an important group of works, but also collaborate the Albertina and the Kunsthistorisches Museum of Vienna, the Museum of Fine Arts of Boston, The Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York, the National Gallery of Washington, the Musée du Louvre of Paris, the Polo Museale Veneto of Venice and the Museum of Ancient Art of Lisbon, among others, which will give us the opportunity to see exceptional works as the 'Triptych of Temptation of St. Anthony'.
Do not miss one of the events of this year!
More info: 'Bosch. The Centenary Exhibition'