Bosch in Detail: The Portable Edition



ISBN: 9789491819810 Category:

Till-Holger Borchert


A compact, affordable introduction to one of the world’s most popular painters, looking at his work in incredible close-up detail

Hieronymus Bosch (1450-1516) is one of the most famous artists in the history of Netherlandish painting, if not the world. This book explores his best-known paintings and drawings, revealing them as never before in amazing full-page close-up details. Organized by characteristic themes in Bosch’s work, such as faces, heaven and hell, the four elements, landscapes, and creatures both fantastic and monstrous, it offers exceptional views of masterpieces like The Garden of Earthly Delights, The Haywain Triptych, The Temptation of St. Anthony and The Seven Deadly Sins. Till-Holger Borchert, an expert on Netherlandish art, guides readers through the painter’s work in clear and accessible language, and from less-familiar and surprising angles.

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Weight 743 g
Dimensions 19.8 x 15.8 cm
Publisher name Ludion
Publication date 2 December 2019
Number of pages 320
Format Hardback
Dimensions 19.8 x 15.8 cm
Weight 743 g


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Till-Holger Borchert is the director of Musea Brugge, which comprises the museums and historic sites of Bruges, Belgium. He is a German art historian and author specializing in Netherlandish art of the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries. He has curated a number of major exhibitions, including Memling's Portraits, which showed in Bruges, at the Frick Collection in New York and at the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum in Madrid. He is the author of Van Eyck in Detail, also published by Ludion.