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These two panels are the wings of a triptych, the central panel of which has probably been lost. The left-hand panel shows a burning city and swarms with devilish figures. The right-hand panel depicts the stranding of Noah's Ark. Noah and his family can be seen on deck while the pairs of animals disembark through a hatch into the desolation following the flood.
|Material and technique||Oil on panel|
|Object type||Painting (recto)|
|Location||This object is on view in room 32|
Width : 38 cm
Height : 69,5 cm
Painter: Jheronimus Bosch
|Accession number||St 28 recto|
|Credits||Bruikleen / Loan: Stichting Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen 1940|
|Age maker||Between 60 and 66 years old|
|Exhibitions|| Van Eyck tot Bruegel (1994)
The Collection Enriched (2011)
De collectie als tijdmachine (2017)
|External exhibitions|| Jheronimus Bosch – Visioenen van een genie (2016)
|Material||Panel > Worked wood > Wood > Vegetable material > Organic material > Material > Material and technique|
|Oil > Paint > Artist's material > Material > Material and technique|
|Object||Painting (recto) > Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object|
|Geographical origin||Northern Netherlands > The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe|
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Den Bosch circa 1450 - Den Bosch 1516
Jeroen Bosch was probably born around 1450 in Den Bosch as Jheronimus van Aken. When his fame as artist had spread throughout Europe, he adopted the name of the..