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Jenny Schranz Rough Draft Hieronymous Bosch Hieronymous Bosch is a Flemish painter who expressed intense pessimism and reflects the anxieties of the times His works reveal an unusual iconography of a complex and individual style In his paintings like The Garden of Earthly Delights and The Temptation of St Anthony he demonstrates insight into the depths of the mind and his ability to depict symbols of life and creation The world of Bosch is one of horror and imagination Carl Jung once said about Bosch that he is The master of the monstrous The discoverer of the unconscious Jeroen van Aken was born in Hertogenbosh Brabant around 1450 which is in the Netherlands He later took the name of Hieronymous Bosch because he wanted to distinguish himself from the rest of his family Gilbert 8 Bosch came from a family that was full of painters His father grandfather and a few uncles painted Bosch married in 1480 to Aleyt Goaert van de Meervenne She was a wealthy and aristocratic which opened up doors for Bosch He became a member of The Brotherhood of Our Lady in 1486 The Brotherhood dedicated their life to the worship of the Virgin and to charitable works Gilbert 14 Bosch lived a quiet life that was divided between his wife workshop and brotherhood Bosch died during 1516 in the town of Hertogenbosch Throughout his life Bosch constantly painted Many of his paintings reveal the same themes like the corruption of humanity and the fortune or misfortune of human existence Linfert 10 Not a single painting was dated by Bosch not even the few that he signed Linfert 10 Even though none were dated there has been studies done to figure out which paintings he did and when His life has been divided up into an early middle and late stage Certain motifs expanded in his middle period and a limited technique which was unsure yet
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