Christ Mocked (The Crowning with Thorns) Bosch’s picture emphasises the contrast between the brutality of the tormentors and the mild, suffering Christ. Its emotional intensity is achieved in a variety of ways. The half-length figures create a sense of proximity, and the lack of recession in the painting makes it appear very claustrophobic.
Bosch appears to have spent the majority of his life in ‘s Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc), although his family probably came from Aachen in Germany. His chronology is uncertain, but the Gallery’s ‘Christ Mocked’ is probably an early work, one of many representing episodes of the Passion of Christ.
Christ Mocked (Crowning with Thorns) 1495-1500 Oil on wood, 73 x 59 cm National Gallery, London: Bosch painted a group of half-length Passion scenes. The earliest example most probably is the Christ Crowned with Thorns in London.
About Hieronymus Bosch. Dutch painter and draughtsman Hieronymus Bosch is a canonized figure in art history for his religious and allegorical panel paintings populated with grotesque creatures and nightmarish scenes. Bosch’s macabre …
Hieronymus Bosch, ‘The Crowning with Thorns (Christ Mocked)’. ‘The Crowning with Thorns’ is a depiction of another biblical scene (John 19:1-3) with the tormentors of Christ painted in close detail which was rather unusual in Bosch’s time. The painting was thoroughly investigated by the The Bosch Research and Conservation Project . The results
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An emotionally intense work depicting Christ surrounded by four torturers. Hieronymus Bosch; Christ Mocked (The Crowning with Thorns) Christ Mocked (The Crowning with Thorns) Date of Creation: circa 1500; Hieronymus Bosch Page Menu. Selected Page. Christ Mocked (The Crowning with Thorns) Artist.
“Christ Mocked” by Bosch is a fascinating composition, amazingly skilfully and beautifully painted. Looking at it in the Gallery it is possible to see, through the paint of the white robe Christ is wearing, some greyish-looking lines for folds, so a study with infrared was obviously going to be useful.
The Netherlandish painter Hieronymus Bosch (1450-1516) was born in Hertogenbosch. Although a deeply religious man, many have regarded him as a heretic for his often wild and fantastical visions and free use of religious symbolism.