Hieronymus Bosch - 183 artworks - painting
Very little is known about the artist Hieronymus Bosch. His date of birth, thoughts, writings, personality, and the meaning of his art have all been lost to time. What is left, though, is a series of paintings that defy the imagination as well as any set art form before him. What is known is that he received many commissions to paint from abroad, and it is thought that he was taught to paint by his father or an uncle. Four out of his five sons also became painters like their father. In 1488 ...
Jheronimus Van Aken dit Jérôme Bosch - LAROUSSE
Jheronimus Bosch, sa biographie comporte de nombreuses lacunes. On sait que sa famille, peut-être originaire d'Aix-la-Chapelle, est établie depuis au moins 2 générations à Bois-le-Duc, dans les Pays-Bas septentrionaux. Son grand-père, Jan Van Aken et son père, Anton Van Aken, y exercent déjà le métier de peintre. Pour se distinguer de ces derniers, Jheronimus aurait pris un nom inspiré de celui de sa ville natale (en flamand "'s-Hertogenbosch", d'où en abrégé "Den Bosch")