Sphinxes by Ingres and Moreau, Watts’ Minotaur, Blake’s Cerberus, Hieronymus Bosch, and more monsters.
Two illusions used extensively by painters for centuries before they were recognised. Glare used to accentuate brightness, and Venus for reflection in a mirror.
Western paintings of devils from Michelangelo to Fuseli show the great influence of Hieronymus Bosch.
What influence did Bosch’s Temptation of St Anthony triptych have on later paintings? Their history traced from 1430 to 1560.
One of his greatest paintings, its rich and inventive iconography has been little studied. And it’s seriously weird.