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Two Medallions with Symbolic-Religious Representations

Jheronimus Bosch (in c. 1515)

In three medallions we see devils attack and terrorisme a farm. Dead cattle lie in front of the house. An elegantly dressed woman raises her hands to the heavens and takes flight, while a man kneels to pray. One devil takes over the farmer's work and demons pull a man from the house and flog him. Finally, in the fourth medallion, Christ brings salvation.


Title Two Medallions with Symbolic-Religious Representations
Material and technique Oil on panel
Object type Painting (verso)
Location This object is on view in room 32
Dimensions (general) Width : 38 cm
Height : 69,5 cm
Makers Painter: Jheronimus Bosch
Accession number St 28 verso
Credits Bruikleen / Loan: Stichting Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen 1940
Department Old Masters
Acquisition date 1940
Age maker Between 60 and 66 years old
Exhibitions Van Eyck tot Bruegel (1994)
The Collection Enriched (2011)
External exhibitions Jheronimus Bosch – Visioenen van een genie (2016)
Material Oil > Paint > Artist's material > Material > Material and technique
Panel > Worked wood > Wood > Vegetable material > Organic material > Material > Material and technique
Object Painting (verso) > Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Geographical origin Northern Netherlands > The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe

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Jheronimus Bosch

Den Bosch circa 1450 - Den Bosch 1516

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