The Temptation of St. Anthony

Various artists/makers

Not on view

In the Temptation of St. Anthony, the saint kneels under a lean-to on the right while a wild, monster-filled scene takes place before him.

While the inscription at the bottom center of the print states HIERONIMVS BOS INVE, normally meant to indicate that Hieronymus Bosch was the designer of the image, this scene, produced long after the artist's death, is loosely based on Hieronymus Bosch's painted triptych of the same subject in Lisbon (Museum de Arte Antiga). Hieronymus Cock, the publisher of the print, produced numerous prints after Bosch at a time when the artist's name and imagery was still very popular, given the many paintings and prints created at the time that reproduced or spun off his imagery.

The Temptation of St. Anthony, After Hieronymus Bosch (Netherlandish, ’s Hertogenbosch ca. 1450–1516 ’s Hertogenbosch), Etching and engraving

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