Hieronymus Bosch Analysis

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Walden 1 How was Hieronymus Bosch able to convey the magnitude of the events within his painting “The Arrest of Christ”? In 1515 Hieronymus Bosch completed his painting “The Arrest of Christ” using his own style. With a better understanding of Bosch’s style of painting I will show how Bosch was able to show his perception on the events of that day, by using his form of painting. Next I will discuss the time period in which Bosch painted “The Arrest of Christ”. Finally I will be discussing the painting overall, the different techniques used within the painting itself. With the understanding of these pointes, I will prove how Hieronymus Bosch “Arrest of Christ” painting conveys the magnitude of the events with in the painting. Hieronymus Bosch was born around 1450; “Bosch date of birth has not been determined with certainty” (website) Bosch was born and died where he had lived his whole life, near Hertogenbosch “Hertogenbosch is the capital of the Dutch province of Brabant” (website). Very little is known of Bosch’s life or his training. What is known Bosch’s…show more content…
The paint is an oil which it has pigments mixed into various vegetable oil such as linseed, walnuts and poppy seeds. During this course we read about the use of art in worships ritual (page 25) which roman Catholics theologians Thomas Aquinas wrote in the thirteenth century if the functions of the art an religious teaching. As I was looking that the painting I notice the lines In our textbook the statement Lines (Frank, 2009 p37) which say that it is “Primary means of visual communications” In the Painting “the arrest of Christ” The actual lines are when you see the knife coming out of the robe and the line does create an edge. Also the knife which is over head ragged irregular lines which means if you can see the picture above is the
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