Three dimensional sculpture of the "Headfooter", one of
numerous unusual characters that appear in "The Last Judgment", painted by
early Renaissance artist Hieronymus Bosch (1450-1516). One of three
large triptychs painted by Bosch during his lifetime, "The Last
Judgment" follows the customary triptych tradition, meant to be viewed from
left to right, with panels representing Eden, Earthly Temptations, and Hell.
The "Headfooter" is found in the foreground of the center panel (see photo,
Considered to be a forerunner of surrealism and
inspiring artists across the centuries, from Brueghel to Dali, Bosch
continues to fascinate historians and art lovers alike. Studio artists
in Bosch's Netherlands birthplace, s'Hertogenbosch, hand-paint molded resin
forms to produce incredibly detailed three dimensional renderings of the
fantastical figures found in "The Last Judgment".
"The Headfooter" appears in the foreground of the
center panel, scurrying through the scene with no regard for the atrocities
Figures that have long been a source of fascination
have been lifted from the painted surface and transformed into 3D objects
for our close inspection. Perfect for placement on a desk or shelf,
this small sculpture will make an ideal gift for anyone interested in
Renaissance Art or Modern Surrealism.
Dimensions: 4.5"L x 2"D x 2.5"H
Shipping Weight: 2 lbs.
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"The Last Judgment"
painted by early Renaissance artist Hieronymus Bosch