About Bosch – Fish With Tower Creature Statue – Temptation of St Anthony
Saint Anthony won a lot of praise in Hieronymus Bosch’s heyday. He resisted diabolical temptations, in sharp contrast with the ordinary mortals, as this triptych portrays in splendid colors. The closed panels show the arrest and crucifixion of Jesus. On the left panel one can find this peculiar fish with architectural features that is prepared to eat its fellow sort. It is a diabolical creature with its red, armored second skin on which the turret is displayed. He is situated right in front of the brothel, one of the temptations that Antonius resisted gloriously.
Parastone, a renown European collectible figurine manufacturer, has masterfully brought to life this legendary iconic painting by late Medieval / early Renaissance artist Hieronymus Bosch, as an intricate 3D statue adaptation in the greatest detail. More details on Bosch – Fish With Tower Creature Statue – Temptation of St Anthony:
- Dimensions: 4.5″ H x 2.5″ W x 6″ L
- Material: Collectible quality, resin with hand-painted color details, matte and glossy finish.
- Parastone Mouseion 3D Collection.
- From Bosch’s painting Temptation of St Anthony.
About Hieronymus Bosch
From an artistic point of view, the world famous brilliant forerunner of surrealism was, in his day, unique and radically different. Hieronymus (Jeroen for short) Bosch was born (ca. 1450-1516) during the transition from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance in s-Hertogenbosch, in the Duchy of Brabant. Bosch places visionary images in a hostile world full of mysticism, with the conviction that the human being, due to its own stupidity and sinfulness has become prey to the devil himself. He holds a mirror to the world with his cerebral irony and magical symbolism, sparing no one. He aims his mocking arrows equally well at the hypocrisy of the clergy as the extravagance of the nobility and the immorality of the people. Hieronymus Bosch’s style arises from the tradition of the book illuminations (manuscript illustrations from the Middle Ages).