The Garden of Earthly Delights brings pleasures, pain and madness just as the life itself. Now you can wear it!

Posted by Zeev Kurlianchick on

Bosch art hell, paradise, garden of earthly delights

The Garden of Earthly Delights is by far the most famous work by Hieronymus Bosch and probably is one of the most famous paintings that succeeded to make their way right from the darkness of the Middle ages to our days. It was painted to commemorate count Henry II for his coming wedding and was supposed to illustrate the benefits and dangers that married couple goes through during their life through the lens of the Bible. Just like in modern day comics the triptych showed first Adam and Eve in the harmonious Heaven's landscape on the left, the center image takes us to the Paradise, full of all possible pleasures and delights as the title suggests and, finally, on the right, is the Hell and madness of fainted love where everything seems to distort and bring torture. Like in many of his other works, Bosch's humour and madness shine through the masterpiece. Naked erotic characters and fictional birds and animals are engaged in mystical erotic games in the Paradise of love just to find themselves in grim sadistic hell later. With a history of more than 500 years, The Garden of Earthly Delights unleashes Bosch's infinite imagination and provides art lovers with a powerful source of inspiration and entertainment. Enjoy!

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