Haywain by Hieronymus Bosch

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Haywain by Hieronymus Bosch Haywain by Hieronymus Bosch

Artist: Hieronymus Bosch (1450 – 1516)

Nationality: Dutch

Completion Date: 1500

Style: Northern Renaissance

Genre: Religious Painting

Media: Oil on panel

Location: Monasterio de El Escorial

Although similar to the Garden of Earthly Delights triptych, the Haywain Triptych is a less fantastical and nightmarish depiction of the same tale. From the left to the right, the panels depict God creating Eve from one of Adam’s ribs, earthly humans engaging in all types of sins, and a portrayal of the journey into hell. This journey through good and evil is a much less terrifying tale, as it details the many sins of humans, yet does not detail the frightfully lurid and shocking horrors under the watchful eye of the prince of hell. The outer panels of the triptych, when closed, detail a character called the wayfarer, who makes his way through the panels and through the journey…

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About Jez Farmer

I am a freelance writer and poet and started writing after raising my two boys as a way of discovering just who Jez is. That is still very much an on-going project but the journey so far has introduced me to many wonderful friends and fellow writers through an ever growing love of poetry.
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