Another remarkable sequence by Bosch, followed by Ferrari’s fresco account of the Life and Passion of Christ, ending with the Passion of the Apostles.
After 1600, series of four paintings fell from favour, and artists, particularly the Brueghel family, combined all into single images.
Deep underground, Satan and his demons are torturing and tormenting naked people. If you don’t live an exemplary life, that may be what you get in return.
Bosch’s Passion Scenes is an unusual painting, combining multi-frame and multiplex narrative in the round. Is it unique?